All news articles for June 2018

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Salmonella outbreaks

Kellogg cereal linked to Salmonella outbreaks across the US

By Douglas Yu

Kellogg has recalled Honey Smacks after the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) found the cereal product is linked to Salmonella outbreaks in 31 US states, leading to 24 people being hospitalized.

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Blockchain agri-marketplace Ositrade launches

By Katy Askew

French start-up Ositrade has launched a new online marketplace for the agri-food sector that aims to “directly connect” stakeholders using blockchain technology.

The EU is funding a project to get the Kenyan cashew nut industry back on its feet. Pic: ©GettyImages/kolesnikovserg

EU helps Kenya revive cashew nut industry

By Gill Hyslop

The European Union (EU) is investing Ksh236m ($2.4m) to help Kenya revive its once thriving cashew nut industry that collapsed more than three decades ago.

Kettle Foods is upgrading its Norwich facility to increase intake capacity of the potatoes it uses for Kettle Chips. Pic: Kettle

Kettle Foods upgrades Norwich factory

By Gill Hyslop

The Kettle Chips maker is investing £2.7m ($3.5m) to upgrade the manufacturing capabilities of its Norwich factory as it celebrates its 30th anniversary.