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IFS Food: available ver. 6.1 of the standard

[quote align=”center”]Available new version of the standard IFS Food.[/quote] IFS took the decision to publish a modified version of IFS Food 6 (IFS Food 6.1 November 2017) which will include some additional requirements. This modified version will come into force from 1st of July 2018. Most relevant changes from 6 to 6.1are: • Requirements regarding Food Fraud have … Continued

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Food labeling: Commission update the guidance on the QUID

[quote align=”center”]Published on OG UE C 393/05 of 21 november 2017 the Commission Notice on the application of the principle of quantitative ingredients declaration (QUID).[/quote] The purpose of the Commission Notice is to provide guidelines for businesses and national authorities on the application of the principle of quantitative ingredients declaration (QUID) in the context of Regulation … Continued

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Acrylamid: European commission issue regulation (EU) 2017/2158

[quote align=”center”]Published in OG UE L304 of 21 November 2017 regulation (UE) 20 November 2017, n. 2158 “establishing mitigation measures and benchmark levels for the reduction of the presence of acrylamide in food”.[/quote] Acrylamide is a low molecular weight, highly water soluble, organic compound which forms from the naturally occurring constituents asparagine and sugars in certain foods … Continued

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Furan in food: EFSA confirms health concerns

[quote align=”center”]EFSA carried out the assessment about furan and methylfurans.[/quote] Consumer exposure to furan and methylfurans in food could lead to possible long-term liver damage. The most exposed group of people are infants, mainly through consumption of ready-to-eat jarred or canned foods. Exposure in other population groups is mainly from consumption of grain-based foods and … Continued

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Almater at the IFT annual meeting in Las Vegas

[quote align=”center”]Almater will participate at IFT annual meeting in Las Vegas, NV, June 25-28, 2017.[/quote] Almater will join its partner EAS Consulting Group, LLC at the IFT Annual Meeting in booth 2617. IFT17 is where the most creative minds in the science of food—including industry, government, and academia—come together with purpose and vision to share … Continued

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Health & nutritional claims: Italy issued Decree on sanctions

[quote align=”center”]Published in the OG of the Italian Republic n. 64, 17 March 2017, the Legislative Decree n.27, 7 February 2017, “Penalties for breaching the provisions of Regulation (EC) n. 1924/2006 on nutrition and health claims made on foods”.[/quote] Italian Decree lay down rules for penalties for breaching the provisions of Reg. (EC) n. 1924/2006 more than 10 … Continued

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Food additives: updated the guidance document describing the food categories established by Regulation (EC) No 1333/2008

European Commission recently updated this document “Guidance document describing the food categories in Part E of Annex II to Regulation (EC) No 1333/2008 on Food Additives”. The guidance document describing the food categories was elaborated by Commission services after consultation with the Member States’ experts on food additives and the relevant stakeholders. The descriptions of … Continued

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USFDA’s Latest Regulations Cause Stir as Food Industry Works to Rethink and Redesign Nutrition Facts Panel and Serving Size Declaration on US Food Labels

[quote align=”center”]United States Food and Drug Administration’s (USFDA) recently updated Nutrition Facts and Serving Size regulations are causing a stir as food firms rethink how product chemistry is assessed and reflected and food manufacturers work to completely redesign their labels to meet FDA’s latest requirements.  This huge undertaking impacts over 800,000 product labels and applies … Continued

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