Ingredients

Acrylamide movements

Acrylamide movements

As research in laboratories across the globe continues into the
presence of potential carcinogen acrylamide in a variety of foods,
the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) emphasised last week that
consumers should continue to eat...

Ipack-Ima 2003 re-focuses

Ipack-Ima 2003 re-focuses

Organisers of Ipack-Ima, the triennial event for the international
packaging and food processing industry, predict that this year food
processing will major role when the event opens its doors on 4
March.

Breakfast loses appeal

Breakfast loses appeal

The dictum 'breakfast like a king, lunch as a prince, and dinner as
a pauper' has been turned on its head as the findings of a new
report from the UK reveal that nearly a third of British school
children do not eat breakfast...

Food in the Balkans

Food in the Balkans

The Balkans will be the setting for the Food Technology group show
2003 to take place in Istanbul, Turkey from 27 to 30 March 2003.
The exhibition will concurrently run three separate shows: Food
Technology, Food Ingredients &...

GM debate a 'fiasco'

GM debate a 'fiasco'

The proposed public debate in the UK into GM crops and food is
becoming a fiasco said environmental campaigners Friends of the
Earth this week after Welsh Rural Affairs Minister Mike German
called for the debate to be delayed until...

Functioning food

Functioning food

As the time-pressed, and stressed, European consumer increasingly
relies on semi- and ready-made foods, the food industry perseveres
in its desire to meet theses needs with the constant launch of new
processed products. An upcoming...

EFSA calls for scientists

EFSA calls for scientists

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) is slowly taking form -
several months behind schedule - with the announcement this week
that it is currently on the look out for scientists to join its
scientific committee and scientific...

Understanding the wheat genome

Understanding the wheat genome

In a move to boost industry research and enhance nutritional
applications of wheat and other major cereal crops, chemical giant
DuPont announced this week that it is making proprietary wheat
genome data available to public and private...

New rules for flavourings

New rules for flavourings

In the same week that the agriculture Council cleared the way for
tougher GM legislation in Europe, the European Commission has
announced a new proposal that seeks to harmonise the use of food
additives in flavourings in order to...

Solutions to acrylamide?

Solutions to acrylamide?

When scientists from Sweden reported earlier this year that several
ordinary foodstuffs could contain high levels of acrylamide - a
potentially cancer-causing chemical - governments, food
associations and food manufacturers drew a...

Food recycling

Food recycling

Unsold bakery products in the US may well become the animal feed of
tomorrow, following moves by a US company to recycle foods more
efficiently.

Energy bars go mainstream

Energy bars go mainstream

A new energy bar with guarana has been launched by UK confectionery
group Cadbury Schweppes, the first 'mainstream' chocolate bar to
enter the energy market. Boost Guarana is said to offer as much
extra energy as an energy...

Striving for bakery perfection

Striving for bakery perfection

With the advent of new technologies and management processes the
way that the bakery and snacks industry is run has changed beyond
all recognition in recent years. Nowhere have these processes and
technologies been further advanced...

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