All news articles for November 29, 2013

Fenchem ramps up production of pea protein

Fenchem ramps up production of pea protein

By Maggie Hennessy

Amid a tightening market for protein sources, Fenchem Biotek Ltd. is expanding the manufacturing capacity and enlarging supply quantity of its VegePro pea protein in order to guarantee a stable supply, with plans to double its manufacturing capacity in...

Monsanto GM study fallout: Seralini stands firm over retraction

"We maintain our conclusions," says Seralini

Seralini stands firm as journal moves to retract GM rat study

By Nathan Gray

The researcher behind a heavily criticised study linking Monsanto's GM maize and Roundup products to cancer in rats says he will not willingly withdraw the research, after the journal issued a 'withdraw or be retracted' ultimatum yesterday.

Australia's Federal Treasurer Joe Hockey said the acquisition is not in the interest of the country at this time

Australia blocks ADM’s GrainCorp takeover

By Kacey CULLINEY

Australia has blocked Archer Daniel Midland’s (ADM) A$3.4bn ($3.09bn) takeover of GrainCorp, claiming it would not be in the interest of the country.

Univar: Cleaning up labels tops R&D agendas in 2014

Univar: Cleaning up labels tops R&D agendas in 2014

By Maggie Hennessy

Looking ahead to the coming year, the biggest trends in R&D for the food and beverage industry will be clean label, natural ingredients and industry regulations, though there are several, more fragmented “micro” trends from sodium reduction and fiber...

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