Tag Archives: food safety

BASF obtains crucial standards for food and feed industry for its crude glycerin production at the Dusseldorf-Holthausen site

Important standards for the food and feed industry Quality, traceability and safety along the complete production chain (PRESS RELEASE) LUDWIGSHAFEN, 14-Jun-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — German multinational chemical company BASF announces that it has obtained GMP+ and ISO 22000 certifications for … Read the full press release

SGS can now offer FSMA certification for VQIP and FSVP to foreign food importers into the U.S.

(PRESS RELEASE) GENEVA, 13-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — SGS can now certify foreign food suppliers under the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)’s Accredited Third-Party Certification Program of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). This is possible due to the accreditation the company has … Read the full press release

Henkel webinar „Adhesives in Food contact: Legislation today and tomorrow“

Düsseldorf, Germany, 29-11-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Die sichere Nahrungsmittelverpackung ist ein Thema mit dem sich Henkel als weltgrößter Klebstoffhersteller intensiv beschäftigt. Auf der Wissensplattform „Food Safe Packaging Portal Europe“ informiert Henkel am 5. Dezember 2013 ab 10 Uhr zum Thema „Adhesives … Read the full press release

Corporate Europe Observatory (CEO): more than half of the European Food Safety Authority experts have conflicts of interest

Brussels, Belgium, 1-11-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Almost 60% of experts sitting on the European Food Safety Authority’s (EFSA) panels have direct or indirect links with industries regulated by the agency, according to an independent screening performed by Corporate Europe Observatory (CEO) and … Read the full press release

EC published its annual report on EU’s Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed

Keeping dangerous food off the shelves Brussels, 10-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ —  An annual report published today on Europe’s Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed (RASFF) revealed that in 2012 almost 50% of notifications related to food and feed rejections at … Read the full press release

EC adopts package of measures to strengthen the enforcement of health and safety standards for the whole agri-food chain

Brussels, 6-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission has today adopted a package of measures to strengthen the enforcement of health and safety standards for the whole agri-food chain. Food safety is essential to ensure consumers’ confidence and sustainability of food production. … Read the full press release

EUR 45m EIB funding to help Puratos focus on developing new fermentation-based functionalities, yeast components and emulsifiers to the bakery sector

EIB and Puratos, a leading company in its field in the food industry, signed a loan contract for EUR 45 million that will be dedicated to Puratos European research and development programme until 2015. 26-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The Puratos Group is a Belgian-Spanish family-owned group active in the production and commercialisation of ingredients … Read the full press release

The EU-wide testing for horsemeat DNA and phenylbutazone found no food safety issues

Commission publishes European test results on horse DNA and Phenylbutazone: no food safety issues but tougher penalties to apply in the future to fraudulent labelling Brussels, 18-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Launched last month, the coordinated EU-wide testing for horsemeat DNA and phenylbutazone1 requested, … Read the full press release