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FSA audits 2 Sisters Food Group after Campylobacter concerns

Picture copyright: The Guardian. A still from the video as part of the investigation

The UK Food Standards Agency (FSA) has started audits at two 2 Sisters Food Group plants after hygiene standard concerns at the poultry processor.

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Ishida Europe recognised by the Queen as Russia now accounts for 20% of sales

Ishida Europe met the Queen at Buckingham Palace recently to celebrate winning this year’s Queen’s Awards for Enterprise.

P.E.T Engineering wins Devin water deal

P.E.T Engineering has designed packaging for Devin, mineral water in Bulgaria, made from Glasstar resin, which looks like glass.

Movable feast: Cambridge open conveyor for meat and poultry

The DuraFlex Edge open-design conveyor belt is designed for lean, clean meat and poultry processing.

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EFSA proposes cut in maximum infant, follow-on formula protein levels from DairyReporter.com

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has recommended slashing maximum protein levels in infant and follow-on formula, citing a lack of evidence supporting the need for such high protein intake.

ANALYSTS WARN DR PEPPER NEEDS 'CATALYSTS' TO DRIVE TOP-LINE GROWTH

‘They all want the next Glaceau deal!’ Dr Pepper’s Larry Young loves young entrepreneurs but finds them expensive from BeverageDaily.com

Dr Pepper Snapple CEO Larry Young says he loves the young entrepreneurs who run his allied brands – these include Bai 5 and Vita Coco – but says the buyout prices startups demand are ‘ridiculous’.

There can be only one: Hershey granted interim injunction against senator Steve Hershey from ConfectioneryNews.com

The Hershey Company has won a preliminary injunction to prevent Maryland state senator Steve Hershey from using signs to promote his campaigns that allegedly infringe the chocolate company’s trademarks.

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Bühler infrared Sortex K sorters

Bühler stands out from the crowd with night vision goggle technology

Bühler is standing out from the competition by using InGaAs (indium-gallium-arsenide) technology in its Sortex sorters, which...

Nestlé USA recalls Häagen-Dazs ice cream
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Nestlé USA recalls 10,000 packages of ice cream

Nestlé USA is recalling 10,000 packages of Häagen-Dazs ice cream due to mismatched packaging which does not...

Flexible packaging emphasizes convenience

Top five flexible packaging trends

A leader from packaging provider Zip-Pak has offered his views on what trends are driving the flexible...

Wrigley creates squeezable chewing gum dispenser
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Squeeze me! Wrigley creates squeezable chewing gum dispenser

Wrigley has filed a patent for a novel flexible chewing gum packet that can be squeezed to...