All news articles for May 2018

Bridging products and ingredients innovation to expand the European market for seaweed ©iStock/marekuliasz

Can seaweed make waves in Europe's food sector?

By Katy Askew

There is a strong nutritional and environmental case for increasing consumption of aquatic plants but consumer understanding represents a significant hurdle. Can edible seaweed manufacturers make seaweed an ‘everyday food’ in Europe?

Could France's new supply chain legislation breach EU law? ©iStock/Droits d'auteur kaisorn

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French food pricing legislation could be contrary to EU Law

By Katia Merten-Lentz, partner at Keller and Heckman

The government of President Emmanuel Macron is proposing new legislation further restricting resale at loss. Katia Merten-Lentz, partner at Keller and Heckman, warns this legislation might be contrary to EU Directive and to the jurisprudence of the European...

Toxoplasma gondii. Picture: Getty/Dr_Microbe

EU experts rank foodborne parasite importance

By Joseph James Whitworth

Echinococcus multilocularis and Toxoplasma gondii are the most important foodborne parasites (FBP) in terms of public health for Europe, according to a study.

Markus Geiser of IRSweep at Analytica 2018

Dispatches from Analytica 2018

IRSweep tunes into applications in mid-IR spectroscopy market

By Joseph James Whitworth

IRSweep is looking to take advantage of applications including food analysis with mid‐IR sensing being a young and developing field in the laboratory analytical instrumentation market.

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What are the best colour options for plant-based meats?

By Niamh Michail

From beetroot juice to red radish colouring food or fermented vegetarian leghemoglobin, manufacturers are finding ways to mimic the colour of meat in meat analogues. We take a look at some of the offerings.

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