The Food Standards Agency (FSA) board last week decided to go ahead with plans to replace its General Advisory Committee on Science (GACS) with a new Science Council in the face of unanimous opposition from members of GACS, who feared the loss of independent...
Vitabiotics’ Robert Taylor will be the new chairman of the UK Health Food Manufacturers’ Association (HFMA) succeeding Lynn Lord who has left after a year in the post. Ray Myers of Wassen takes Taylor’s vacated vice-chair seat.
EFSA MGMT BOARD: "Bernhard will ...provide Europe with the best scientific advice to protect consumers from food-related risks..."
In March 2013 senior business leaders from global food, drink and nutrition businesses will come together for Food Vision, a world-first industry summit established by the publishers of FoodNavigator.com and NutraIngredients.com. Food Vision will provide...
Diána Bánáti, the recently resigned chair of the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) management board, says she was not forced to depart by the Parma-based agency’s hierarchy – rather resigning herself after taking a new industry post.
MEPs have voted to delay approving the way in which the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) spent EU funds in 2010 over concerns about possible conflicts of interest within the body and the high costs of its management board meetings.
The second part of this exclusive interview sees Beneo executive board member, Yves Servotte, explaining the cooling but not crushing effect of EU prebiotic health claim rejections on its inulin-chicory business.
Krill oil producer Aker BioMarine ASB has announced the formation of a scientific advisory board that it says will help to the company to navigate the development of new products in the supplement and food industry.
The Sudzucker-owned Beneo Group established the Beneo Institute in late 2009 to give “new oxygen to a squeezed industry”, as Executive Board member, Yves Servotte, puts it, to a functional foods industry facing unprecedented regulatory and scientific...
One year ago, the Sudzucker Group united its inulin (Orafti), starch (Remy) and sweetener (Palatinat) companies to form the Beneo Group. Shane Starling spoke with executive board member, Yves Servotte, about the group's performance a year on.
Netherlands-based DSM and Swiss chemicals group Roche said today
they have received approval from the US Federal Trade Commission
for the Roche vitamins deal. With final transfer of the business to
DSM expected at the end of the month,...
Numico said last week that board member Bill Watts is stepping down
from the board as he had expressed a potential interest in buying
its US chain GNC in partnership with a US venture capital firm. The
company says no decision has...
Cranberry co-operative Ocean Spray voted on Saturday for a clean
slate - replacing most of its board with a brand new set of faces -
in the wake of lagging cranberry prices and a bid from rival
Dutch speciality foods group Wessanen said this week that 2002
earnings will be lower than previously announced, following poor
fourth quarter results at its Tree of Life North America division.
The CEO and CFO of the division are...
Swiss fine chemicals company Lonza said today that Martin Ebner's
BZ Group Holding plans to sell its 19.8 per cent stake in the
business in the coming weeks in a bid to raise cash for the