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The FoodlineWeb suite of databases are a unique source of information for the food and drinks industry. They include Market, Science and News, and are populated by our team of specialists who abstract 1,900 Science, 550 Market and 1,500 News records every month, taken from about 400 key industry journals, as well as books, patents and media sources. The abstracts are fully searchable and the full text of most journal articles can be purchased via a link to the publisher's website. In the case of patents, there is a link to the original document.

  • FoodlineWeb Science provides a wealth of information on food science and technology
  • FoodlineWeb Market gives concise abstracts of published literature packed with useful market statistics as well as new retail products in the UK and novel products worldwide
  • FoodlineWeb News offers a summary of all the latest news relevant to the food and drinks industry
  • Fera HorizonScan provides information on food safety and risk issues at a global level across all food sectors, covering all of the contaminants, residues and other food-related hazards that may affect you
  • Fera Contaminants On-Line is designed for food industry professionals, it is an indispensable and comprehensive guide to European Union food contaminant legislation and residue limits

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Monthly Patent Editorial
Recent patent activity in Functional Fibre

There is evidence of health benefits associated with consumption of diets rich in non-digestible plant carbohydrates (fibre)-containing foods. The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) recommends a fibre intake greater than 25 g per day for achieving health benefits, such as reduced risk of coronary heart disease and diabetes, and for improved satiety and weight management. However, the Authority has not endorsed the use of health claims for dietary fibre because it considers that the effect can vary depending on the type of fibre.

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Training Course  
TACCP - Authenticity & Food Fraud. Compliance to BRC Issue 7 Section 5.4

2 June 2015

Learn how to satisfy the clause requirements of Section 5.4 Product Authenticity, Claims and Chain of Custody from the Global Standard for Food Safety Issue 7 at Leatherhead's new training course.

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Gels and Thickeners

Breaking Food Industry News

Avian influenza update.

FSAI advises consumers to boil frozen imported berries.

Japan appeals to WTO over South Korea''s restrictions on imported foods.

Leatherhead Food Research News : 22/05/2015

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