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EU, US approaches to chemical regulation: Is there middle ground?

A large number of chemicals and food additives that are legal in the United States are banned for use in food and beverage manufacturing in some parts of the European Union. But does this mean that U.S. products put consumers at risk?
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Student develops more energy efficient process for emulsion production

A more energy efficient process for emulsion production, with applications in the food industry and beyond, developed by a postdoctoral student in Birmingham, UK, has been recognized by the European Federation of Chemical Engineering (EFCE).
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Russia cuts US frozen poultry imports by 34% in Q1

Russia cut the volume of frozen poultry it imports from the United States by 34% to 47,200 metric tons in the first three months of 2014, partly due to Moscow's measures to limit its dependence on external markets by boosting its own poultry production.
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EC: Pharmaceutical industry should focus on working with member states

Europe's pharmaceutical industry should do more to convince member states of the industry's strengths, instead of trying to change the European Commission's regulatory policy.
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European consumers favor glass as safest packaging material

European consumers are increasingly aware of the benefits of glass as a packaging material, which is boosting demand for food and drinks packed in glass.
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EU, US health officials team up to fight antimicrobial resistance

Health officials from both sides of the Atlantic have been working together to tackle antimicrobial resistance under their joint Transatlantic Taskforce on Antimicrobial Resistance.
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House of Lords committee calls for 'urgent' fracking regulation in UK

The UK urgently needs to regulate fracking, so that the country's economy can start benefiting from the opportunities created by shale gas.
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Sanofi looking to shed multi-billion portfolio to optimize assets

French pharmaceutical giant Sanofi SA is exploring options to sell a range of older drugs, with an estimated value of the portfolio between $7 billion and $8 billion.
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Oil & gas industry contributes £35 billion annually to UK economy

Although oil prices are persistently high and production is declining in the UK, the outlook for the oilfield services industry is very positive.
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Pharmaceutical sector roiled

Sanofi looks to shed multi-billion portfolio, Pfizer proposes $106 billion takeover to AstraZeneca
Based on patent expiries and for other reasons, the global pharmaceutical industry is going through a process of consolidation, impacting European suppliers.
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