Nestlé to reduce sugar in breakfast cereals by 10%

Nestlé Breakfast Cereals has pledged to reduce a further 10% in the average sugar content across its cereal range by the end of 2018. This...

Mekitec US and Bizerba form strategic partnership in the Americas

Mekitec, a global food x-ray manufacture and supplier of x-ray inspection systems, has formed a strategic partnership with Bizerba, the German supplier of industrial...

New high pressure verification tech aids food packaging safety

In what has been described as a first for the inks and food industries, Chromatic Technologies Inc. (CTI) has launched a high-pressure ‘ink’ which...

UK bans junk food ads in all children’s media

New limitations on the advertising of food and drinks high in fat, salt and sugar in the UK are coming into force from July. The...

SEFARI spearhead Scottish food research

The Scottish Environment, Food and Agriculture Research Institutes (Food Matters Live stand 681 - contact info@sefari.scot) is a collective of The James Hutton Institute;...

Damaged salad leaves stimulate salmonella growth

Investigations by University of Leicester microbiologists have revealed that just a small amount of damage to salad leaves can massively stimulate the presence of...

Eurofins expands food testing business with $670m acquisition

Life science company, LabCorp, has sold Covance Food Solutions, its food testing business, to Eurofins for $670 million. Eurofins, the bioanalytical specialist, said the deal...

Sugar-free drinks don’t aid weight loss, say academics

Sugar-free and diet drinks are often seen as the healthier option, but researchers from Imperial College London have argued that they are no more...

UK food businesses met with new acrylamide legislation

New legislation means UK food businesses will now be required to put in place practical steps to manage acrylamide within their food safety management...

Study shows benefit of sugar tax

The effectiveness of a sugar tax has been given new credence after a successful study demonstrated a real world dip in sales of fizzy...

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