By Dominic HughesHealth correspondent, BBC News
By Mark Hotton
WAM Dubai, 17th March 2011 (WAM)
29/4/11 Press Release
Stamford, CT – April 27, 2011 – What does the Silk Road, delicious cuisine, and Saffron spices have in common? They’ll all
be featured on the NEW Saffron Road™ website,www.saffronroadfood.com, which launches today. Given the brand’s
outstanding response since its launch in August 2010, its web presence simply needed to be expanded and improved to allow
for more content and consumer engagement.
28/4/11 Press Release
Weekly summaries of the red meat industry markets, retail prices and other industry trends are now accessible directly via the EBLEX website.
By Ray Brindal
CANBERRA—As populations and food needs grow across the Middle East, one Egyptian businessman has spotted a niche export opportunity for Australia: camel meat.
By Paul Sims
- 6% of products contained fish not even mentioned on the label
- Young’s Dippers made using Vietnamese River Cobbler
Shoppers are being duped by major supermarkets into buying portions of fish that contain other, much cheaper species, it has been claimed.
A total of 400 fish dishes bought from Asda, Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Morrisons, Waitrose and Lidl were DNA tested as part of a new study.
And the analysis of the tests revealed that 23 portions – six per cent – contained species of fish not even mentioned on the label.
Brazil-based import-export company BrazArtis Assessoria em Comercio Exterior Ltda, is bringing a range of Brazilian super-foods and juices to the Middle Eastern market this year.
MEPs’ initiative to label meat from animals that have not been stunned before slaughter will be voted on in June
The FINANCIAL – European rabbis are up in arms over a bid to impose meat labels indicating how an animal was slaughtered, warning it could kill the kosher food business by portraying their ritual as “barbaric.”
By Sophie Borland Published 22nd April 2011
A chemical which causes cancer has been found in a huge range of foods including bread, crisps and baby food.
74% of GCC consumers agree red meat essential for healthy diets
Dubai, 21st April 2010: A majority of health professionals and consumers in the UAE and the GCC consider red meat an essential part of healthy and balanced diets, showed the findings of two surveys released today by Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA), the marketing arm of Australian lamb and beef meat exporters.
A European Parliament committee has backed a proposal for meat to be labelled as “from slaughter without stunning”.
Euro Mps shied away from labelling meat from ritually slaughtered animals as halal to avoid offence
For the average woman who is eating around 2000 calories a day (i.e. not dieting), the maximum amount of fat that’s recommended daily is 70g.
Scholars, Experts, Consultants, Specialists, Nutritionalists and Environmental Health Officers. » read more
- New EU regulations on herbal medicines come into force
- NZ: Halal slaughtermen meet in city
- GCC perfume market worth $ 3 bn
- US: Saffron Road Launches New Website as Brand Continues to Grow
- UK: Eblex market survey available online
- Australia: Camel-Meat Exports Aim to Turn Pest Into Profit
- UK: The great supermarket fish scam: Shoppers ‘are being duped into buying mislabelled species’
- Firm to bring Brazilian ‘Super-foods’ to ME
- Plan to label ritually slaughtered meat angers religious group
- Rabbis denounce EU meat label bid as ‘insult’ to Jews
- Alert on cancer chemical found in thousands of processed foods
- Red meat essential for healthy diet, say UAE nutritionists
- EU: MEPs Back Meat Labelling Plan
- UK: RETREAT ON HALAL LABELLING
- How much fat should I eat a day?
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