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FDA Final Guidance for Industry Acrylamide in Foods

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The FDA this week released its nonbinding recommendations for reducing industry acrylamide in processed foods. Acrylamide is a chemical that can form in some foods during certain types of high-temperature cooking. Formation occurs most commonly in plant-based foods that are fried or baked above 120 degrees Celsius such as french fries and potato chips, cookies, crackers, breakfast cereals, toasted bread, …

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F&B Dominates Biocatalysis and Biocatalysts Market With 36% Share

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PUNE, INDIA, MARCH 14, 2016 /PRNEWSWIRE/ Global Biocatalysis and Biocatalysts Market 2016-2020 research report segments the industry by type (carbohydrases, proteases, and lipases) by application (food and beverage industry, detergents industry, biofuel production industry, agriculture and feed industry, and biopharmaceutical industry) and by geography (APAC,Europe, North America, and ROW). Complete report on biocatalysts and biocatalysis market spread across 76 pages, analyzing …

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AOAC Approves DuPont BAX for Listeria Testing

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The AOAC recently approved the latest DuPont BAX system as a reliable method for detecting Listeria species in frankfurters, smoked salmon, spinach, cheese, and from environmental surfaces. Listeria testing is one of the most critical, “particularly for dairy products, fresh produce, and ready-to-eat meats. . . to quickly detect and help eliminate pathogens that could lead to serious publich health …

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Unitherm Food Systems Receives Root Vegetable Pasteurization Patent to Increase Yield, Improve Food Safety

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For Immediate Release: New machine uses a flame tube to burn the skin off of onions, pasteurizing the surface for enhanced safety and significantly reducing product loss compared to traditional cutting methods. BRISTOW, OK – 2/19/2016 – Unitherm Food Systems today announces the receipt of U.S. Patent No. 9,215,892 B2 for its new system and method for pasteurizing the surface …

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NAMI Reports 2015 Decline in Global Meat Exports

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Following a midyear drop from 2014’s record numbers, USDA trade and market statistics compiled by NAMI (North American Meat Institute) show an overall decline for meat exports in both value and volume in 2015. Greatest gains by volume included beef to Korea (up 7%), pork to the Dominican Republic (up 37%), and poultry and poultry variety meats to Vietnam (up 33%). …