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Suppliers must meet new guidelines by mid-2016

Walmart leads the charge toward improved poultry safety (Part 1)

To better protect its customers against foodborne illnesses, Walmart announced it is beefing up its poultry safety guidelines for US suppliers. 

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Happy Holidays 2014 from William Reed Business Media!

The holidays are fast upon us, so let’s put ‘business’ to one side and get into the festive mood. To keep in the spirit of things, we’ve got a ‘gift’ for you – enjoy. Happy Holidays!

‘Uncertainty over successful execution sale’ of Saint-Gobain’s Verallia France

Moody's Investors Service in New York has spoken out about Saint-Gobain’s sale of Verallia France and its plans to acquire a controlling interest in Sika, to be finalized in the second half of 2015.

SurePure initiates commercial photopurification trials at Indian dairies

SurePure has initiated commercial trials of its photopurification technology with "key dairy producers" in India.

Former Nestle MD to head up Consumer Board

Stora Enso reorganises Renewable Packaging Division

Stora Enso will split its Renewable Packaging Division into two segments; the Consumer Board and Packaging Solutions, from January 1, 2015.  

News in brief

Horner departs Cargill Meat Solutions to head Midland University

Jody Horner, president of Cargill Meat Solutions, is leaving the company to become president of Midland University in Fremont, Nebraska.

News in brief

W. R. Grace and Milliken combine to deliver differentiated resin portfolios

W. R. Grace & Co. and Milliken & Company are partnering to enable polypropylene (PP) manufacturers to develop differentiated resin portfolios.

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Elopak renewable polyethylene PE carton

Elopak claims to beat Tetra Pak to the punch with its sustainable carton

Elopak has launched a beverage carton with certified renewable polyethylene (PE), claiming to have beaten Tetra Pak...

Nestlé to use natural refrigerants on all ice cream freezers in 2015

Nestlé to use natural refrigerants on all ice cream freezers in 2015

Nestlé is extending a European initiative, to buy natural refrigerants instead of synthetic ones, globally from January 2015.

CAS and ACC slam BPA blood pressure link

BPA link to increased blood pressure ‘sensationalist’ - CAS

Findings that drinking or eating from cans lined with Bisphenol A (BPA) could raise blood pressure are...

US FDA BPA safety findings
US FDA updates its website on latest BPA safety findings

‘No information to change current BPA exposure guidelines’

The US FDA (Food and Drug Administration) has updated its website to reflect the findings of its...

White House, local food, economic development, food processing, USDA
Local Foods, Local Places supports food-focused economic development

White House selects communities to develop local food projects in 19 states

Six US federal agencies have jointly announced the 26 communities selected to participate in Local Foods, Local...

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