Establishing organic food products’ traceability mandatory, says Food Safety Authority India
The Food Safety Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has issued a gazette notification containing organic food regulations, laying down those pertaining to their labelling, certification and import. The notification stated, “Traceability shall be established upto the producer level as applicable under the systems mentioned in Regulation 4 and shall include any other requirements prescribed by the food authority to maintain the organic integrity of the food product.”These regulations, which are called the Food Safety and Standards (Organic Foods) Regulations, 2017, will come into force on July 1, 2018.
Romana Developing Blockchain Food Traceability
Romana Food Brands Corp announced that it is developing the next generation blockchain food traceability and control application. According to the company, the food supply chain is the most complex and fragmented of all supply chains. Production is found all over the world both on land and in water.
ASPA announces The Authentication Forum 2018
Authentication Solution Providers’ Association (ASPA) has detailed The Authentication Forum 2018 and unveiled a new logo as the association celebrates 20 years supporting anti-counterfeiting and brand protection.
Spinney's makes move toward food traceability
In a food labelling trial that’s a world first, Spinneys is collaborating with GlobalGAP to shine a light on sustainable farming . Malan has joined forces with Dr Kristian Moeller, chief executive of GlobalGAP, and Freda Molamphy, technical and compliance manager at Spinneys, to unveil a new labelling system at the supermarket chain.
Blockchain for Tuna Traceability
In a significant development for global fisheries, blockchain technology is now being used to improve tuna traceability to help stop illegal and unsustainable fishing practices in the Pacific Islands tuna industry.
Cisco Takes Aim At Counterfeit Sellers In New Jersey
Cisco Systems says it is protecting partners and customers with its latest action against the sellers of counterfeit gear on the East and West Coasts. The company filed five lawsuits in New Jersey and California, according to Bill Friedman, Cisco's director of litigation, who said in a blog that, "These sellers imported and sold numerous counterfeit products to unsuspecting customers who thought they were getting Cisco's high-quality products."
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France baby milk scandal explained in 100 and 500 words
The story in 100 words. A salmonella scandal affecting baby milk products at the world's second biggest producer of dairy products has been ongoing for several weeks. It has led to massive recalls of products across the world, and caused some babies to be treated in hospital.
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