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Cyprus halloumi PDO application leaves Turkish Cypriots uneasy

Cyprus halloumi PDO application leaves Turkish Cypriots uneasy

Cyprus has filed an application with the European Commission (EC) to secure protected designation of origin (PDO) status for halloumi - a move that's left Turkish Cypriot cheese makers uneasy.

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Caribbean dairy fined for questioning safety of rival yogurt brand

Caribbean yogurt maker Societe Nouvelle des Yaourts de Littee (SNYL) has been slapped with a €1.67m (US$2.5m) fine for falsely questioning the safety and quality of a rival brand in French territories Martinique and Guadeloupe.

Canada-style EU GI cheese compromise 'entirely unacceptable': USDEC

The compromise reached by Canada and the European Union (EU) on geographical indications (GIs) would be "entirely unacceptable" to the US, the US Dairy Export Council (USDEC) has said.

EFSA proposes cut in maximum infant, follow-on formula protein levels

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.

Sri Lanka will 'set the pace' for India in milk yield and quality: Wellard

Sri Lanka will soon "set the pace" for neighboring India in terms of milk quality and yield per cow, Australia's largest livestock exporter, Wellard Rural Exports, has claimed.

China overtakes US to become world’s largest economy in PPP

An economic milestone occurs this year as China overtakes the US to become the world’s largest economy in purchase power parity, or PPP.

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Three year olds rebel against healthy foods, research suggests from FoodNavigator.com

When children as young as three hear about the benefits of healthy food, they're less likely to eat it, a new study suggests.

Whole Foods' labels are misleading, deceptive, unfair and fraudulent, alleges lawsuit

Whole Foods targeted in new lawsuit over 'all-natural' claims from FoodNavigator-USA.com

Whole Foods Market has been targeted in another class action lawsuit alleging that products it labels as ‘all-natural’ are misbranded because they contain “artificial ingredients and flavorings, artificial coloring and chemical preservatives”. 

Krones will slash Italian jobs to ensure site’s ‘long-term future’ from BeverageDaily.com

Krones said today that it will scrap packaging and palletising operations at its subsidiary Kosme, which specializes in smaller-sized filling and labelling machines for small bottlers and SMEs.

Food Safety recall round-up 18-24 July

Recalls: E.coli O126, Salmonella and glass from FoodQualityNews.com

This week in the recall round-up gallery the reasons behind food withdrawals takes us to Ireland, France, the Netherlands, Norway, Canada and Germany.

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Job cuts proposed at botulism scare impacted Fonterra Canpac plant

Job cuts proposed at botulism scare impacted Fonterra Canpac plant

Fonterra has acknowledged that proposed job losses at its under-capacity Canpac packing plant can be attributed in...

Agropur to double US presence with Davisco Foods acquisition

Agropur to double US presence with Davisco Foods acquisition

Canadian dairy Agropur has agreed to acquire the processing assets of Minnesota cheese and whey ingredients manufacturer...

Datalogic to supply packaging machine sensors for SMI Group

Datalogic to supply packaging machine sensors for SMI Group

SMI Group has partnered with Datalogic to integrate its sensors in its bottling and packaging machines, which...

Young Malaysian scientists honoured for probiotics research
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Young Malaysian scientists honoured for probiotics research

Probiotics research is now entering the Malaysian mainstream, according to two female Universiti Sains Malaysia students who...

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