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Recalled Gluten Free Choice brand bread

Gluten findings in buckwheat prompts recalls

By Joseph James Whitworth

Buckwheat flour containing gluten and used in products advertised as gluten-free has prompted numerous recalls in New Zealand and led to at least one reaction.

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Norovirus sickens 10 in Denmark

By Joseph James Whitworth

Ten people have been sickened by norovirus after eating raw oysters at Danish restaurants.

Picture: iStock/Toa55. EREN: A change in consumption habits linked to belief that algae are ‘healthy food’ might trigger higher demand in future

Consumer trends driving emerging risks - EREN

By Joseph James Whitworth

Risks associated with seaweed, use of green tea extracts in supplements and aloe in food have been flagged as issues by the Emerging Risk Exchange Network (EREN).

Biomedal targets gluten detection and quantification

Biomedal launches test for gluten

By Joseph James Whitworth

Biomedal has launched an immunochromatographic (lateral flow) test to detect and quantify gluten content in foods.