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No justification for China extending potato starch duties, says Starch Europe

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The European starch industry is “deeply disappointed” by the Chinese government’s decision to extend anti-subsidy duties against EU potato starch while the European Commission says it is considering appropriate steps to take.


Pontdexter adds pasteurization capacity to help Produce Safety Rule compliance

Lotus Bakeries has withdrawn some of its products from Belgium supermarket shelves, found to contain small traces of fipronil from the use of contaminated eggs. Pic: ©iStock/studioaraminta

Lotus Bakeries takes precautionary measures amid Fipronil scare

Royal Hawaiian' snacks portfolio currently accounts for 50% of its overall sales. Pic: Royal Hawaiian

Snack companies may label macadamia health benefits following FDA approval


Food processors 'deceive consumers', say Norwegians as pressure mounts to introduce ombudsman

Lotus Bakeries has voluntarily recalled some of its products suspected of containing eggs contaminated by fipronil from Belgium supermarket shelves. Pic: ©iStock/Jan-Schneckenhaus

Lotus Bakeries recalls products suspected to contain contaminated eggs

Kellogg has confirmed some of its cereals contain gelatin derived from beef.  Pic: ©iStock/bagwold

Hindu leader seeks Kellogg's CEO's resignation for beef-containing cereals

Nuts and seeds are once again among the top three culprits of food product recalls, which, in Q2 2017 saw the third highest number of recalls since 1999. Pic: ©iStock/Ildo Frazao

Recall update: Nuts and seeds still among top three offenders in Q2 2017

$5.1bn of grain was shipped to India and China in 2016. Picture: ©iStock

Canadian grain industry permitted to use private labs

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Bureau Veritas targets on-site aflatoxin testing

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