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Kikkoman launches first-ever dark soy sauce for Indian market

Kikkoman launches first-ever dark soy sauce for Indian market

The new sauce imparts a rich colour without a single chemical, preservative or artificial seasoning Kikkoman is launching a dark soy sauce crafted exclusively for the Indian market. In a sign of its commitment to Indian

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World Food Safety Day 2023: Role of Food Standards in Saving Lives

World Food Safety Day 2023: Role of Food Standards in Saving Lives

George Cheriyan, an Expert on Food Safety, a member of Scientific Board - Competere, Rome The fifth World Food Safety Day (WFSD), observed on June 7, is to draw attention to the importance of food

Ingredients
Cargill inks agreement with CIECH, adding food-grade salt to European portfolio

Cargill inks agreement with CIECH, adding food-grade salt to European portfolio

To bring cutting-edge evaporated salt to the European market US headquartered firm Cargill’s salt business has signed an agreement with Poland-based CIECH Group, a leading supplier of evaporated salt products. The food grade evaporated salts

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Salt, Hypertension and increasing NCDs: A key challenge in Achieving SDGs

Salt, Hypertension and increasing NCDs: A key challenge in Achieving SDGs

George Cheriyan, Consumer activist and an expert on Food Safety The Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 3 is to ensure health and promote well-being for everyone. SDG 3 focuses on good health and well-being as essential

Global
US FDA takes additional steps for expanded use of salt substitutes to help lower sodium intake

US FDA takes additional steps for expanded use of salt substitutes to help lower sodium intake

To end hunger and reduce diet-related diseases by 2030  The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has proposed changes to the standards of identity (SOIs) for foods that include salt to permit the use of

Global
WHO stresses on massive efforts needed to reduce salt intake

WHO stresses on massive efforts needed to reduce salt intake

Global average salt intake is estimated to be 10.8 grams per day, more than double the WHO recommendation of less than 5 grams of salt per day (one teaspoon) A first-of-its-kind World Health Organisation (WHO) Global

Food
Hindustan Unilever sells atta and salt biz to Singapore-based firm

Hindustan Unilever sells atta and salt biz to Singapore-based firm

Deal envisages the transfer of trademarks, copyrights and other intellectual properties associated with India and several other geographies Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL) has signed an agreement for the sale of its atta and salt business

Technologies
Kerry launches new tool to assess front-of-pack nutrition labels

Kerry launches new tool to assess front-of-pack nutrition labels

KerryNutri Guide supports development of healthier products in changing regulatory landscape   Kerry, Ireland-based world leader in taste and nutrition, has launched a new tool that will support manufacturers to optimise the nutritional profile of products

Policy
CUTS International raises concerns on proposed Indian Nutrition Rating display on food labels

CUTS International raises concerns on proposed Indian Nutrition Rating display on food labels

Thousands of other relevant stakeholders are vehemently opposing the draft regulation in the present format CUTS International has written to Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) and also personally handed over a written

Research
Excess of salty food contributes to increased stress levels: Study

Excess of salty food contributes to increased stress levels: Study

A diet containing lots of salt can contribute to increased levels of stress, a new study shows Scientists from the University of Edinburgh in the UK have found in studies of mice that a high-salt