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Yarok CEO Jonathan Sierra receiving the UNIDO ITPO Italy Innovation award

Yarok technology wins UN award

By staff reporter

Yarok Technology Transfer has won a UN innovation award for its pathogen detection technology.


Inspecto among winners at UNECE awards

By staff reporter

A company that has developed a handheld scanner to detect pesticides in fresh foods has scooped a prize at a start-up competition.

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ScanTech Sciences to open ECP food treatment center

By Joseph James Whitworth

ScanTech Sciences, Inc. has started construction of its first Electronic Cold-Pasteurization (ECP) food treatment center which will bring 175 jobs to Rio Grande Valley.

Health risk from pesticide residues is low, says EFSA

Health risk from pesticide residues is low, says EFSA

By Niamh Michail

The health risk from pesticide residues in food is low, according to a report by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), with 97% of samples within legal limits - but this is an "upbeat" interpretation which ignores the cocktail effect, critics...

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India in brief

FSSAI moves to regulate organic traceability

By RJ Whitehead

India’s food regulator will clamp down on the traceability organic foods with new standards to ensure the organic status of product claims.