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Tunisian company CHO, which is one of the largest olive oil producers in the southern Mediterranean has introduced blockchain technology to assure the integrity of its brand Terra Delyssa extra virgin olive oil. CHO is the latest major food company…
Wednesday
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This review provides general information about olive oil and the possible causes of adul­teration, mislabelling, counterfeiting, and fraud of the product. It reviews the possible adulterants in olive oil, the underly­ing causes of adulteration, and…
Jan 17
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Jan 13
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 This webinar run by Dr Werner Nader will focus on current and potential future MRLs (maximum residue limits) for pesticides in major markets like the EU, the USA, Saudi   Arabia and Australia/NZ,  on authenticity definitions for Basmati, Jasmine an…
Jan 7
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Two Long Island, New York, companies and their owners have pleaded guilty to mislabelling giant squid from Peru as octopus, which commands a higher retail price than squid. From 2011 to 2014, the defendants imported, processed, marketed, sold, and d…
Dec 19, 2019
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Dec 16, 2019
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Michele Suman, Head of Food Safety and Authenticity Research at Barilla Spa, in Parma discusses the latest challenges and innovations effecting the industry in an interview with New Food's editor. He will be elaborating the use and validation of non…
Dec 10, 2019
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Chinese researchers have developed a rapid, specific and sensitive method in a single duplex polymerase chain reaction (duplex PCR), using  specific primers of based on 16S-RNA genes from camel and bovine mitochondria and D-LOOP genes from horse and…
Dec 5, 2019
Mark Woolfe posted a blog post
Species substitution of seafood is a major global problem. German scientists have developed a rapid, easy to use, DNA microarray for fish species identification based on cytochrome b and 16S rDNA probes. The microarray test takes only 4-5 hours to c…
Nov 28, 2019
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Tesco's withdrawal of its own-label honey comes after an investigation by Richmond Council  Trading Standards. Honey was sent for analysis by NMR,which gave results that it was adulterated with exogenous sugar syrups. Tesco has temporarily taken the…
Nov 26, 2019
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Nov 21, 2019
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Nov 20, 2019
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Under Council Regulation 2081/92, extra virgin olive oils (EVOOs) with protected origin status (PDO, PGI) will have specific olive cultivars used in their production laid down to achieve registration of their protected origin. This review details th…
Nov 17, 2019
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China is now Australia's biggest export market for beef. However, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) estimates that every second kilogram of beef sold in China under the banner of being Australian is not actually Australian beef.  Worst still, estimates b…
Nov 9, 2019
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