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2014-06-25 23:16:06

Trophy Foods Inc. further strengthens the already high level of food safety and quality controls in place at their production facilities by adding an exciting range of delicious gluten-free nut, dried fruit and confectionary products certified by the Gluten-Free Certification Program (GFCP). Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 The Gluten-Free Certification Program (GFCP) in partnership with the Canadian Celiac Association are proud to announce that Trophy Foods Inc. have recently...

2014-06-25 12:31:55

CHICAGO, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Date labeling variations on food products contribute to confusion and misunderstanding in the marketplace regarding how the dates on labels relate to food quality and safety, according to a scientific review paper in the July issue of Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety. This confusion and misunderstanding along with different regulatory date labeling frameworks, may detract from limited regulatory resources, cause...

2014-06-23 23:04:26

The rapid diagnostic tool will soon be available at laboratories across the country. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 Microbac Laboratories, Inc. has announced that the company has adopted Invisible Sentinel Inc.’s Veriflow® diagnostic technology for detection of bacterial pathogens in food. The adoption of Invisible Sentinel’s entire suite of Veriflow® assays by Microbac follows a period of validation studies at selected Microbac laboratories. The assays were validated...

2014-06-23 12:29:56

OTTAWA, June 23, 2014 /CNW/ - Issue Summer is here, and more people are cooking outside to take advantage of the sunshine and the warm temperatures. But the hot, humid weather, coupled with more difficult access to refrigeration or washing facilities, creates the perfect conditions for the rapid growth of bacteria on food. Every year in Canada, roughly one in eight Canadians (or four million people) get sick with food poisoning, also known as foodborne illness. Many cases...

2014-06-19 08:31:18

A Food Thermometer is the easiest way to know when your burger is done TORONTO, June 19, 2014 /CNW/ - Canada Beef and the Canadian Partnership for Consumer Food Safety Education have launched a campaign to save Canadians from eating hockey pucks this summer. "All too often the humble hamburger is cooked beyond tasty recognition," says Joyce Parslow, a professional home economist with Canada Beef. "A food thermometer is a quick and very effective way of knowing just when your burger is done....

2014-06-17 08:24:19

Newsletter focuses on topics related to prevention of herbal product adulteration AUSTIN, Texas, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A consortium of nonprofit herbal advocacy and research organizations announces the publication of a new e-newsletter, the "Botanical Adulterants Monitor," the first issue of which is now available here. The publication's purpose is to provide information related to the prevention and detection of herbal adulteration, quality assurance challenges...

2014-06-16 23:06:33

PeroxyChem, formerly FMC Aseptic Packaging, announced today that it will participate in Aseptipak Europe 2014 happening June 18 – 19 in Warsaw, Poland. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 PeroxyChem, formerly FMC Aseptic Packaging, announced today that it will participate in Aseptipak Europe 2014 happening June 18 – 19 in Warsaw, Poland. “We look forward to making our debut as PeroxyChem Aseptic Packaging at Aseptipak 2014,” said Pavel Korzinek, PeroxyChem global segment...

2014-06-16 16:26:14

On 75th Anniversary, Family-owned Company Reports on Significant Results of Food Safety Initiatives LIVINGSTON, Calif., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United States Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif), U.S. Representatives Jim Costa (D-Calif) and David Valadao (R-Calif), and California Department of Food and Agriculture Secretary Karen Ross joined Foster Farms President and CEO Ron Foster at an event marking Foster Farms' 75th Anniversary. Held at the historic home of founders Max and...

2014-06-12 12:22:14

DUBLIN, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/6skhzx/global_and) has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Calcium Cyanamide Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The Global and Chinese Calcium Cyanamide Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global Calcium Cyanamide industry with a focus on the Chinese situation....

2014-06-11 23:04:37

Transparency Market Research added a new report "Food Safety Testing Market: Global Industry Size, Market Share, Trends, Analysis And Forecast 2010 - 2018" to its report store. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/food-safety-products-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 Transparency Market Research Prospect of Food Safety Testing Industry, 2014-2018 mainly includes development status of food safety testing industry overseas, the...


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