Mandatory maximum residue levels for chlorate and perchlorate

On 04.06.2020, the European Commission published Regulation (EU) 2020/749 amending Annex III of Regulation (EC) No. 396/2005. According to this regulation, new maximum residue levels for chlorate in food will apply starting from 28.06.2020 without transitional regulation. Chlorate is the salt of chloric acid. It is released as a by-product when disinfectants are used and Read more about Mandatory maximum residue levels for chlorate and perchlorate[…]

EnWave Signs Equipment Purchase Agreement with Calbee Inc. to Expand Commercial Manufacturing Capacity

EnWave Corporation (TSX-V:ENW | FSE:E4U) (“EnWave”, or the "Company" – https://www.commodity-tv.com/ondemand/companies/profil/enwave-corp/ ), announced today that it has signed an Equipment Purchase Agreement with Calbee, Inc. (“Calbee”), a leading global snack manufacturing company, to commission an additional two 10kW Radiant Energy Vacuum (“REV™”) dehydration machines in Japan. The addition of the two 10kW REV™ machines will Read more about EnWave Signs Equipment Purchase Agreement with Calbee Inc. to Expand Commercial Manufacturing Capacity[…]

BITZER keeps the system running

The term ‘essential services’ has been on everyone’s lips for several weeks now. This category includes hospitals, supermarkets and pharmacies in the age of the corona virus. BITZER, the globally acting specialist for refrigeration and air conditioning technology, plays a key role in maintaining operations at essential facilities. As a global player, BITZER employs 3,800 Read more about BITZER keeps the system running[…]

SIG makes ASI-certified aluminium standard for customers in Europe

SIG today announces another milestone in its ambition to go Way Beyond Good for society and the environment by offering ASI-certified aluminium as standard for all SIG packs in Europe. Another industry first from SIG SIG is the first in the industry to obtain certification to both the ASI (Aluminium Stewardship Initiative) Performance and Chain Read more about SIG makes ASI-certified aluminium standard for customers in Europe[…]

New insights into epigenetic modifications

Scientists at EMBL Rome unveil the mechanism behind the most studied epigenetic modification. The press release including visuals can be found here: https://www.embl.org/news/science/new-insights-into-epigenetic-modifications/  ‘DNA makes RNA makes protein’ is a fundamental principle in molecular biology. The process of gene expression, namely creating RNA from a specific DNA sequence, is tightly regulated in different ways. The DNA Read more about New insights into epigenetic modifications[…]

EnWave Signs Agreement with Leading Eastern European Fruit and Vegetable Company

EnWave Corporation (TSX-V:ENW | FSE:E4U) (“EnWave”, or the “Company” – https://www.commodity-tv.com/play/enwave-targeting-profitability-in-2020-signed-joint-development-deal-with-gea-lyophil/) announced today that it has signed a Technology Evaluation and License Option Agreement (the “TELOA”) with a leading Eastern European fruit and vegetable company (the “EnWave Partner”) to evaluate the potential commercial use of the Company’s proprietary Radiant Energy Vacuum (“REV™”) dehydration technology. During the Read more about EnWave Signs Agreement with Leading Eastern European Fruit and Vegetable Company[…]

Solid Board Packaging: No migration of mineral oil hydrocarbons under wet and cool storage conditions

Since 2009 the problem of migration of mineral oil hydrocarbons (MOSH/MOAH) from cartonboard packaging into food is discussed. At the present time, however, numerous other sources for the occurrence of mineral oil hydrocarbons in food have been identified. Solid board packaging consist of up to 100 percent recycled fibres (secondary raw materials) and are mostly Read more about Solid Board Packaging: No migration of mineral oil hydrocarbons under wet and cool storage conditions[…]

Flottweg presents powerful complete solutions for the fruit juice industry

This year, the focus is primarily on the topic of the efficient use of resources. The aim is to achieve the highest possible raw material yields and maximum product quality. The economical production of fruit juice, direct juice and vegetable juice is not only characterized by excellent juice quality. Equally important is a high raw Read more about Flottweg presents powerful complete solutions for the fruit juice industry[…]

Adhesive that comes into contact with foodstuffs

. Labels in the supermarket When walking through the supermarket, have you ever noticed how many products feature labels? By labels, I don’t mean the small price tags – these have in recent years been almost completely done away with and prices are instead displayed on shelves – but rather the larger labels that are Read more about Adhesive that comes into contact with foodstuffs[…]

KHS presents design award for germ-free PET bottles to students in Münster

Following the successful premiere in 2017 KHS has now presented its award for innovative bottle designs for the second time running. The Dortmund manufacturer of filling and packaging systems for the beverage, food and non-food industries launched the project last year together with the School of Design at the University of Applied Sciences in Münster, Read more about KHS presents design award for germ-free PET bottles to students in Münster[…]