Archive: November 2019

Horizon scanning:

Some of the information tweeted @BioCheckUK in November 2019:

  • In Glasgow at the Association of Public Analysts Annual Conference
  • Tackling biofilm detection
  • All-purpose egg replacement
  • DNA testing reveals ‘widespread adulteration’ of herbal products
  • FSIS issues public health alert for pork sausages due to undeclared allergen
  • Greater guidance on food allergens called for
  • New ILSI Europe food allergy task force group on Allergenicity of novel proteins
  • Consumption Information in Risk-Analysis Driven Food Regulatory Decision
  • Pret A Manger and Planet Coconut face trial after allergy death
  • ‘Be wise to portion size’ guidance
  • Africa: $670m in lost export trade due to aflatoxin contamination
  • Severe allergic reactions rise in children in England over past five years
  • USDA Publishes Hemp Rules: Will It Impact Food?
  • High levels of poisonous substance reportedly found in Kenyan maize flour
  • CBD food and drink in the EU: The newest hot commodity or a regulatory headache?
  • Chickpeas: A rising star of the dairy alternatives market?
  • ANSES issues formula production guide in response to 2017 salmonella outbreak
  • Japanese find breastfeeding at birth can lower milk allergies
  • FDA warns companies for illegally selling CBD products
  • Horsemeat scandal abattoir boss hit with new fines
  • “Clean meat” sees rapid growth as start-ups bring first cultured meat product to market
  • Prevention of Non-peanut Food Allergies.

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