One study reported increased incidence of abnormal tissue growth in mice exposed to anthraquinone

Germany queries anthraquinone amid cancer fears

By Rod Addy

Fears about food contact material anthraquinone’s carcinogenic properties have prompted Germany’s Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) to drop it from its recommended list for food packaging substances.

The incident occurred while the man was clearing a potato sorting machine, according to the HSE

Employee loses thumb at crisp factory

By Rod Addy

A crisp manufacturer has been fined £8,000 and ordered to pay costs after a man lost his thumb in an unguarded machine at its factory in Crumlin, Newport, Wales.

Wheat use in feed still set to strain bakers and snack makers...

Commodity chats: With Rabobank

Wheat worries: Feed use could squeeze bakers

By Kacey Culliney

Use of wheat for feed should be lower than last year but will remain high and this could put more pressure on already tight supplies for the bakery and snacks industry, an analyst says.

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