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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.

Birds Eye, Monoprix, Lidl, Destillerie Franz Bauer recalls

Food Safety Recall round-up 17-23 November 2017

Recalls: Exploding bottles, VTEC and tartrazine

By Joseph James Whitworth

Recalls and alerts were made by UK, US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Denmark, Finland, France, Netherlands, Germany and Austria.