GFSI recognizes Equitable Food Initiative’s food safety certification

U.S – The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) has acknowledged Equitable Food Initiative’s food safety certification, making it the only fresh produce certification that satisfies multiple retail requirements in a single audit. Equitable Food Initiative (EFI) is a nonprofit certification and worker training program for fresh produce that brings together growers, farm workers, retailers and consumers to transform agriculture and…

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ISO holds annual meeting in Abu Dhabi

UAE – The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) is holding the largest international gathering for standards in its first in-person Annual Meeting in more than two years, centered around the theme “collaboration for good”. The world’s top leaders from standards, business, civil society, academia and media are attending the meeting in Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), hosted by the…

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Morocco earns organic standard “Bio-Maroc” certification

MOROCCO – Morocco has during Biofach-2022, the world’s largest trade event for organic foods, earned the  certificate of admission for the Moroccan organic standard “Bio-Maroc”, as evidence of its compliance with the IFOAM – Organics International (OI) criteria. The accreditation was granted following a “comprehensive” evaluation of Morocco’s “Bio-Maroc” national organic standards in conformity to the Common Objectives and Requirements…

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Neogen debuts quantitative Cashew ELISA test with great sensitivity

U.S – Neogen Corporation has introduced a new quantitative assay for detecting cashew allergens in products, just a few months after it debuted one for peanut allergens. The second assay in Neogen’s new Veratox VIP line of enhanced quantitative ELISA products, Veratox VIP for Cashew allergen test demonstrates robust performance across sample types, while maintaining the simple testing methodology of…

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