According to a press release issued by the FDA, the agency is postponing most foreign inspections through April, effective immediately, in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. Inspections outside the U.S. deemed mission-critical will still be considered on a case-by-case basis.
Danone has opened its collection of 1,800 strains for research purposes, including access to its current collection of 193 lactic and bifidobacteria ferment strains deposited at the National Collection of Cultures of Microorganisms.
The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases is seeking public comment on a draft update to the 2010 Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Food Allergy in the US concerning the prevention of peanut allergies.
The World Health Organization has clarified the results of last week’s report which said the consumption of processed meats such as hot dogs, bacon and deli meats increases the risk of cancer—and eating red meat probably causes cancer as well.
After the World Health Organization declared this week processed meats increase the risk of cancer, the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine has filed a petition with USDA to stop the distribution of hot dogs and other processed meats to children through the National School Lunch Program.
With fears of lost wages and disappointing fellow employees hanging over their heads, a new survey by the Center for Research and Public Policy revealed more than half of workers in the food industry report going to work sick.
This week, May 10-16, marks Food Allergy Awareness Week, a time to focus public awareness on food allergy, a condition that affects an estimated 5 percent of children and 4 percent of adults in the US.
A new study suggests introducing peanut products into the diets of infants who are at high risk of developing a peanut allergy is not only safe, but leads to an 81 percent reduction in the development of the allergy.
World Nutrition 2020 Webinar welcomes all the nutritionists, dieticians, healthcare professionals, worldwide Specialists, Researchers, Analysts, Understudies, Nurses, Exhibitors, Investigators, Pediatricians, Pharmacists, Primary Care Professional, Professors and Industrial Pharmaceuticals and Business delegates to our “29th World Congress on Nutrition & Dietetics” conference. Read More
Asia Wellness Expo showcases a variety of Healthy Food & Drinks, Food Supplements, Traditional Chinese Medicines, Wellness Devices, Health and Wellness Institutes and Services, Health Care Products, etc. Read More
In the May 2020 issue of Food Engineering, our focus is on safety. From emergency planning to day-to-day operations such as cleaning and sanitation, we bring you tips on how to keep your workers and your customers safe.