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10 toxic cosmetic ingredients Category: HomeIndustry News UK & WorldPersonal Care

27/3/12  www.ocregister.com

By CINDY MCNATT

Here’s the thing about products you put on your hair and skin – they are absorbed into your bloodstream, inhaled in aerosols and can even transfer on doorknobs. Increasingly consumers are becoming more aware of what’s going into their bodies including the lotions, potions and pretties we apply on the surface.

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EU: French foie gras exports hit by Spain demand drop Category: HomeIndustry News UK & WorldMeat & Poultry

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27/3/12 www.reuters.com

* Low Spanish, Japan sales weigh on French foie gras exports

* Halal output growing to meet rising Middle East, EU demand

* Foie gras price to rise again in 2012 due to dearer grains

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Compatibility between the World Organisation for Animal Health and Islamic Law to the prevention of cruelty to animals during transport and slaughter Category: Animal welfareHomeIndustry News UK & World

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26/3/12 www.oie.int

Foreword by the Director General

The purpose of this paper is to draw attention to requirements of Islamic law that relate to the humane handling of animals, including at transport and slaughter. By encouraging dialogue between veterinary services and religious authorities, the OIE aims to raise awareness of the importance of animal welfare and to reduce animal suffering globally.

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Emerging Markets Driving Innovative Pharmaceutical Packaging And Marketing Strategies Category: HomeIndustry News UK & WorldMarketingPharmaceuticalsTrends

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17/3/12  www.riskwatchdog.com

BMI believes that drugmakers will increasingly need to consider new strategies for pharmaceutical packaging and marketing to capitalise on growth in the emerging markets, especially given that more drugs are bought over-the-counter (OTC) than in traditional markets.

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Pink Slime A Non-Issue for Kosher McDonald’s Category: Food ProductionHomeIndustry News UK & World

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16/3/12  www.greenprophet.com

By Maurice Picow

Good news! McDonald’s burgers sold in Israel don’t contain pink slime, and never did. 

Pink slime, a beef filler ingredient made from from slaughter house beef trimmings is freaking out consumers worldwide.

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Global Gelatin Market to Reach 395.84 Thousand Metric Tons by 2017, According to New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc. Category: HomeIndustry News UK & WorldMeat & PoultryPharmaceuticals

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14/3/12  www.prweb.com

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Gelatin market. Worldwide Gelatin consumption is forecast to reach 395.84 thousand metric tons by the year 2017, fuelled by aging population, focus on healthcare and increasing demand from end-use industries such as food & beverage, nutraceuticals and pharmaceuticals.

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Red meat increases death, cancer and heart risk, says study Category: HealthHomeMeat & Poultry

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13/3/12 BBC

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Experts advise to choose leaner cuts of red meat

A diet high in red meat can shorten life expectancy, according to researchers at Harvard Medical School.

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UK: Brand Cloud remains on takeover trail Category: HomeIndustry News UK & WorldMarketingPersonal CareTrends

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13/3/12 menmedia.co.uk

A personal care products firm, founded by a former director at Scholl footwear and Durex condoms giant SSL International, remains on the takeover trail after after acquiring two beauty brands for £500,000.

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EU: Salmonella down, Campylobacter up Category: Food ProductionHealthHome

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10/3/12  www.farmersguardian.com

By Alistair Driver

SALMONELLA infection in humans is continuing to fall across the EU, although incidence of Campylobacter infection is on the rise, according to new figures released today.

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Burnt bone-free ‘halal sugar’ heads to Middle East Category: Food ProductionHomeIndustry News UK & World

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6/2/12  www.reuters.com

By Maha El Dahan

ABU DHABI

(Reuters) – Muslims in the Middle East will soon be able to sweeten their coffee and cakes with halal sugar guaranteed to be free from burnt animal bone powder.

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UAE: Organic halal meat to hit shelves Category: HomeIndustry News UK & WorldMeat & PoultryTrends

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5/3/12  www.thenational.ae

Caline Malek

DUBAI // Shoppers will be able to buy organic halal meat in supermarkets within three months.

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Only gelatin powder from China, Pakistan has Jakim’s halal cert Category: Food ProductionHomeIndustry News UK & World

1/3/12  www.thesundaily.my

KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 29, 2012): Only gelatin powder imported from China and Pakistan were issued with the Malaysian Islamic Development Department’s (Jakim) halal certificate.

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