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MEAT HAZARD ALERTS ROSE FAST WORLDWIDE IN 2018 SAYS REPORT MONITOR



 

FOOD hazard reports relating to meat and meat products have been rising fast worldwide, according to data released by HorizonScan, a global food safety database which gathers food safety and inspection alerts from more than 115 sources in more than 70 countries.…

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RUSSIA LOOKS TO INCREASE PAINT AND COATING INGREDIENT PRODUCTION



THE RUSSIAN government has in the past decade has a policy priority of re-establishing it country’s industrial base, and reducing its reliance on imports, paid for by Russia’s energy exports.

These goals cover its paints and coatings sector, and by 2021 Sibur, a Russian petrochemical company, plans to launch production of key ingredient maleic anhydride, with a plant in Tobolsk, Siberia, producing up to 45,000 tonnes a year.…

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GREECE’S COSMETICS MARKET RETURNS TO GROWTH



GREECE’S cosmetics sector showed significant resilience during the country’s long financial crisis and is currently expanding, as the country’s overall economy pulls ahead (1.9% GDP growth in 2018 and 2.1% projected for this year). However, problems afflicting the country’s personal care product regulations and a duty imposed on cosmetic producers might impact the sector going forward.…

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EUROPE’S FOOD BUSINESS STRUGGLES WITH EU GLUTEN-FREE LABELLING RULES



Gluten remains one of the most commonly reported allergens in European Union (EU), despite the existence of an EU regulation (EU) 828/2014) harmonising information provided to consumers on the absence or reduced presence of gluten in food.

While this might be expected to pressure manufacturers to provide low gluten or gluten free lines, the rules have proved burdensome and complex to implement, say industry experts – blunting the law’s impact.…

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STRONG PLASTICS SECTOR IN POLAND EYES CONTINUED GROWTH, DESPITE EU SINGLE USE PLASTICS LAW



THE PLASTICS industry in Poland is expected to continue to its recent strong growth in upcoming years according to market forecasts.

In 2018, the turnover for production of plastic products by Polish manufacturers reached Polish Zloty PLN83.5 billion (USD21.9 billion), up from PLN 76.7 billion (USD20.2 billion) in 2017 according to Euromonitor International.…

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CZECH REPUBLIC’S TRADITIONAL TEXTILE SECTOR MOVES TOWARDS DIGITAL TEXTILE PRINTING



The Czech textile industry has a long traditional presence in the country, and local textile printing firms are steadily adopting digital technologies. One of the key players is OP Tiger, which significantly increased its output after it moved last September (2018) to a new facility in Hrbovice, near the town of Ústí nad Labem in North Bohemia.…

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CO-CREATIVE INNOVATION MUST BE CORE MISSION OF UNIVERSITIES, EXPERTS SAY



EUROPEAN universities need to embrace change by continuing to forge alliances with innovative companies and independent research groups to use and develop their knowledge in cooperation with the outside world, experts agreed at the March 8 launch of the European University Association (EUA)’s new report ‘The role of universities in regional innovation ecosystems’.…

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PLANNED EU RULING MAY REGULATE TATTOO INKS FOR THE FIRST TIME ACROSS EUROPE TO AVOID HEALTH RISKS



BODY artists in Europe may have to reconsider the pigments that they use in future, with the European Union (EU) drafting new rules that could regulate what chemicals can be used in tattoo inks. While today 12 out of every 100 Europeans are tattooed or have some sort of permanent cosmetic treatment, experts are increasingly concerned that these skin colouring agents may contain hazardous substances, known or suspected to have adverse health effects causing cancer, allergies or mutations.…

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EUROPEAN COMMISSION GETS TOUGH OVER 4AMLD COMPLIANCE



THE EUROPEAN Commission is getting tough in enforcing compliance with the 4th anti-money laundering directive (2015/849), with a large majority of member states now facing infringement proceedings. The European Union (EU) executive said on March 7 that it had sent letters of formal notice opening legal proceedings to six EU countries (the Czech Republic, Hungary, Italy, Slovenia, Sweden, and the UK) over their failure to apply its anti-money laundering and terrorist financing rules.…

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WELLNESS CONFECTIONERY PRODUCTS GROW PRESENCE AS CONSUMERS BECOME MORE HEALTH CONSCIOUS



While the confectionery industry is traditionally associated with high sugar levels and unhealthy indulgence, market research indicates that efforts to also appeal to consumers with a growing interest in health and wellness trends are paying off. According to UK-based market researcher GlobalData, in 2016 alone USD3.7 billion worth of confectionery with functional or fortified attributes was sold globally.…

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