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European Commission Launches Knowledge Centre to Boost Food Quality

    European Commission Launches Knowledge Centre to Boost Food Quality

Responding to consumer concerns about food quality and fraudulent practices concerning food, the European Commission has launched a Knowledge Centre for Food Fraud and Quality, operated by the Joint Research Centre. The Knowledge Centre, a network made up of experts in and outside the Commission, will support EU policymakers and national authorities by providing access […]

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Tate & Lyle Expands Singapore Food Application Centre

    Tate & Lyle Expands Singapore Food Application Centre

Tate & Lyle, a leading global provider of speciality food ingredients and solutions, has announced the completion of a major expansion of its laboratory in Singapore, transforming it into a leading-edge hub for food and beverage formulation in the Asia-Pacific region. Tate & Lyle has upgraded and doubled the size of its application centre to […]

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DSM to Exclusively Market BIOMILK 300 Residual Lactose Analyzer

    DSM to Exclusively Market BIOMILK 300 Residual Lactose Analyzer

DSM, a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials, will exclusively market BIOMILK 300, a compact residual lactose-analyzing device produced by BIOLAN, as from February 2018. For dairy producers, the BIOMILK 300 is a fast, cost-effective, and accurate analyzer for quantifying residual lactose levels in lactose-free and lactose-reduced dairy products.
Consumers are increasingly aware […]

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New Acrylamide Legislation Announced

    New Acrylamide Legislation Announced

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has announced that new EU legislation would be in force from April 2018 requiring food businesses to put in place practical steps to manage acrylamide within their food safety management systems. Since acrylamide was first identified in food products in 2002, laboratories have developed and validated analytical methods for the quantification of […]

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The (Shelf) Life of Pie

    The (Shelf) Life of Pie

The shelf-life and freshness of a pie, along with most other confections and snacks, is mainly a factor of the flow of oxygen and water vapour through the walls of snack, any edible films it contains plus its packaging. Degradation in texture and taste are caused by the physical, chemical and biological changes which result […]

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Hygiena Expands Testing Portfolio to Cover Entire Contamination Detection Spectrum

    Hygiena Expands Testing Portfolio to Cover Entire Contamination Detection Spectrum

With the extension of its testing product range to include polymerase chain reaction (PCR)-based systems, Hygiena now covers the entire spectrum of reliable contamination detection, from sample collection to screening of indicator organisms to specific microbial characterisation.
These products are suitable for large and small manufacturers of fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG), as well as large corporate laboratories […]

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Lab Innovations – Back For 2017!

    Lab Innovations – Back For 2017!

Lab Innovations – the UK’s only dedicated showcase for laboratory technology, analytical and biotech equipment – returns for its sixth consecutive year on 1 & 2 November 2017 at the NEC, Birmingham. With the largest gathering of laboratory suppliers in the UK, this free-to-attend show has lots on offer for professionals across a wide range […]

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Tate & Lyle opens Global Innovation Centre in Germany

    Tate & Lyle opens Global Innovation Centre in Germany

Tate & Lyle PLC has unveiled its upgraded Food Systems Global Innovation Centre in Lübeck, Germany. In May 2016, Tate & Lyle’s Food Systems facility in Lübeck was refocused as a site dedicated exclusively to innovation, applications and solutions expertise for customers of its global Food Systems business. As part of this refocusing, investments were […]

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MemreePlus™ Phosphatidylserine and Phosphatidic Acid Studies Provide Evidence of Benefit to Memory, Mood and Cognitive Function in Elderly

Basel, Switzerland, 1 December 2014 – Lonza today announces the publication of the results of two early pilot studies performed using soy lecithin-derived phosphatidylserine (PS) and phosphatidic acid (PA), which appeared in the November issue of Advances in Therapy. The results of both studies provide evidence suggesting a combination of PS and PA – as […]

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Consultancy expands at RSSL

Reading Scientific Services Ltd (RSSL) has appointed Sarah Marshall as its new Head of Consultancy Business, as a crucial step in the expansion of its Consultancy Department. With 22 years’ experience of the food industry, Sarah brings a wealth of expertise to her new position from previous work in ingredients and process research for Cadbury, […]

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