The US Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has announced it is proposing to amend regulations which would enable fresh (chilled or frozen) beef from northern Argentina to be imported to the US.
The US Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) submitted a public comment letter to the FDA urging it to revisit its strategy for addressing economically motivated adulteration (EMA) of food ingredients, noting that the current framework doesn’t sufficiently address...
Going green and taking on sustainability initiatives sometimes can be a hard sell to tight fisted financial executives. Cargill marketing manager Jennifer McLenighan tells how the company's new assessment tool can make the pitch easier.
With NGOs increasingly turning their attention to food production - and often doing a better job than the food industry of engaging with the media - the debate about issues from biotechnology to BPA will only become more polarized, one author has predicted.
The US National Pork Producers’ Council (NPPC) has welcomed a decision by the New Zealand High Court to allow imports of consumer-ready uncooked pork from countries affected by porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS).
Fourth quarter earnings dipped 7 percent to $404m, but full year earnings surged 35 percent to $2.69bn on revenues up 18 percent to $119.5bn on continuing operations* at Cargill – the world’s largest agricultural trader.
To BPA or not to BPA? While the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) backed the continued use of bisphenol A last week, the real question is whether the verdict was a full-blown reprieve for the controversial chemical or merely a stay of execution.