UCIMAItalian packaging machinery industry excceds turnover
ITALY, Baggiovara. According to data collected by the research department of Ucima, the sector’s national association affiliated with Confindustria, the sector closed 2017 with further year-on-year growth.
DAT SchaubDAT-Schaub buys pharmaceutical plant in the US
DENMARK, Randers. Danish Crown’s subsidiary DAT-Schaub has bought a plant in Iowa that produces crude heparin for anticoagulant drugs. Following the transaction, DAT-Schaub is now firmly positioned in the US heparin market.
VLAMBelgian beef exports booming
BELGIUM, Brussels. In 2017, 920,142 Belgian cattle were taken to the slaughterhouse, this is a slight increase of just under 1% compared to the previous year. The quantity of beef produced is estimated at 281,536 t, or plus 1.14%.
PoultryCeller Land chooses Marel Poultry
GERMANY, Wietze. Some time ago, Celler Land Frischgeflügel in Germany was the world’s first poultry processor to advance to a line speed of 15,000 bph.
ISONew edition of ISO 22000 just out
SWITZERLAND, Geneva. Globalization of the food trade further complicates food safety and the new edition of ISO 22000 on food safety management systems presents a timely response.
AHDBUkraine officials in fact-finding visit to AHDB
THE UNITED KINGDOM, Warwickshire. Food safety specialists from the Ukraine gained a valuable insight into the work of the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) during a visit to its headquarters in Warwickshire this week.
PolandHigh antibiotic levels resulted in egg recalls
POLAND, Warsaw. Polish authorities are dealing with a separate contamination crisis in the egg industry.
UKPoultry Campylobacter contaminated
THE UNITED KINGDOM, London. Almost six in ten samples of UK-produced fresh whole chickens tested positive for Campylobacter, according to the latest results.
FDAMeeting on 'cultured' food products
USA, Washington. The US Food and Drug Administration will hold a public meeting 12 July to gather comments and research on foods produced using animals’ cell culture technology.