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A bread shortage would result in millions of Zimbabweans going without a basic staple. Pic: ©GettyImages/Golden_Brown

Zimbabwe could face a bread shortage

By Gill Hyslop

The Grain Millers Association of Zimbabwe spokesman Garikai Chaunza said the country had a week’s supply of wheat left, which means millions of Zimbabweans could be left without the daily staple.

The test is approved for commodities including corn. Picture: iStock

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Charm Sciences DON test backed by USDA-GIPSA

By Staff Reporter

The USDA-GIPSA has approved a test from Charm Sciences for detection of 0.5 to 30 ppm DON (deoxynivalenol/vomitoxin) in feed and grain.

The gluten-free label will be removed from future boxes of Cheerios sold in Canada. Pic: General Mills

General Mills to remove 'gluten-free' from Canadian Cheerios

By Gill Hyslop

General Mills will be removing its gluten-free claim from the labels of its Cheerios cereals following criticism from the Canadian Celiac Association that it is not confident of the company’s gluten-testing process.