Food safety

PlantX To Launch Two New XMarket Stores Within Hudson's Bay

Monday, October 25, 2021 - 1:30pm

The two XMarket stores will open in Yorkdale Mall, Toronto, on November 15, 2021, and Rideau Mall, Ottawa, on November 22, 2021.

Key Points: 
  • The two XMarket stores will open in Yorkdale Mall, Toronto, on November 15, 2021, and Rideau Mall, Ottawa, on November 22, 2021.
  • On the heels of that success, PlantX will now open two new "shop-in-shop" modern signature stores called XMarket,inside Hudson's Bay.
  • Notably, they will increase the Company's financial efficiency through establishing more favourable financial terms for brick-and-mortar XMarket stores or cafs.
  • "Opening two new XMarket stores in partnership with the iconic Hudson's Bay will undoubtedly transform the potential of our future retail efforts," said PlantX Founder, Sean Dollinger.

LexaGene Completes Analytical Studies for FDA EUA of COVID-19 Testing

Monday, October 25, 2021 - 12:45pm

LexaGene is in the process of completing the necessary work to have the FDA rule on authorizing the MiQLab for COVID-19 testing.

Key Points: 
  • LexaGene is in the process of completing the necessary work to have the FDA rule on authorizing the MiQLab for COVID-19 testing.
  • The following analytical studies were completed using multiple MiQLab Systems:
    Dr. Regan continued, This milestone should be viewed as having much broader implications than COVID-19 testing only.
  • Preparing our technology to be able to successfully collect the analytical COVID-19 data is arguably the hardest step in the EUA process.
  • Until the FDA grants LexaGenes system EUA for COVID-19 testing, all work using LexaGene instruments is classified as Research Use Only and cannot be used for human clinical diagnostics.

Akeso Biomedical Receives EU Authorization for CI-FER® as a Feed Additive in Piglets

Monday, October 25, 2021 - 12:00pm

BURLINGTON, Ma., Oct. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Akeso Biomedical, Inc., announced today that the company has obtained authorization in the European Union to market CI-FER as a zootechnical feed additive for piglets and minor porcine species.

Key Points: 
  • BURLINGTON, Ma., Oct. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Akeso Biomedical, Inc., announced today that the company has obtained authorization in the European Union to market CI-FER as a zootechnical feed additive for piglets and minor porcine species.
  • Akeso Biomedical is a privately held company developing novel, non-antibiotic feed additive technologies to improve gut health and animal performance.
  • CI-FER [iron (III) citrate chelate] for piglets is Akeso's first product for the EU market based on its Fe3C technology.
  • The company conducted five efficacy studies in the EU to demonstrate that piglets receiving CI-FER grew faster, exhibiting higher body weights and better feed efficiency than control piglets.

Biotage appoints Nomination Committee

Monday, October 25, 2021 - 10:50am

The Nomination Committee shall, before the Annual General Meeting 2022, prepare proposal for the election of Chairman and other members of the Board of Directors, the election of Chairman of the Annual General Meeting, election of Auditors, the determination of fees and matters pertaining thereto.

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  • The Nomination Committee shall, before the Annual General Meeting 2022, prepare proposal for the election of Chairman and other members of the Board of Directors, the election of Chairman of the Annual General Meeting, election of Auditors, the determination of fees and matters pertaining thereto.
  • The members of the Nominations Committee are:
    Shareholders wishing to submit a proposal to the Nomination Committee may do so by sending e-mail to the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Biotage AB at: info@biotage.com .
  • Proposals should, in order to be timely assessed by the Nomination Committee, be submitted no later than seven weeks in advance of the meeting.
  • The Annual General Meeting 2022 in Biotage will be held on Thursday, April 28, 2022 at 4:00pm CET in Uppsala.

Simple Path Farms sponsors rocket motor test firing

Saturday, October 23, 2021 - 2:23am

WELLAND, ON, Oct. 22, 2021 /CNW/ - Simple Path Farms Poultry Ltd is hosting a Launch Canada rocket motor test event on Sunday, October 24th.

Key Points: 
  • WELLAND, ON, Oct. 22, 2021 /CNW/ - Simple Path Farms Poultry Ltd is hosting a Launch Canada rocket motor test event on Sunday, October 24th.
  • Launch Canada is test firing a liquid oxygen/kerosene fueled rocket motor, with the intent of teaching university rocketry students how to safely stay at the forefront of international rocketry competitions.
  • "After months of research and development, we're pleased to finally get to the hot fire of our rocket motor.'
  • Christopher Hobbs, VP of Simple Path Farms, said 'It may seem odd that a poultry plant is supporting a rocketry event, but science is integral to food safety.

Beyond Meat® Updates Third Quarter 2021 Outlook; Earnings Conference Call Scheduled for November 10, 2021

Friday, October 22, 2021 - 1:30pm

Although the Companys previous third quarter guidance anticipated a sequential decline in net revenues, the deceleration was larger than anticipated.

Key Points: 
  • Although the Companys previous third quarter guidance anticipated a sequential decline in net revenues, the deceleration was larger than anticipated.
  • These impacts were partially offset by accelerated orders from an international customer during the third quarter.
  • Full third quarter results will be discussed during the upcoming Beyond Meat earnings conference call, scheduled for Wednesday, November 10, 2021 after market close at 5:00 p.m.
  • As of June 2021, Beyond Meat had products available at approximately 119,000 retail and foodservice outlets in over 80 countries worldwide.

Ron Simon & Associates Files Nation's First Salmonella Lawsuit Against Northeast Seafood Products as Number of Victims Surpasses 100

Friday, October 22, 2021 - 1:07am

This number is expected to grow as victims continue to consume these contaminated fish products, get sick, and seek medical attention.

Key Points: 
  • This number is expected to grow as victims continue to consume these contaminated fish products, get sick, and seek medical attention.
  • He was interviewed by health officials at the Colorado Department of Human Services who confirmed he was part of the Northeast Seafood Products Salmonella Thompson Outbreak.
  • The CDC confirmed that there were in excess of 100 Salmonella victims who had consumed Northeast Seafood Products produced in Colorado, including 19 victims who had to be hospitalized.
  • For media inquiries or more information on the Salmonella outbreak and ongoing litigation, please contact Ron Simon directly at (713) 819-8116 or ron@rsaalaw.com .

Ron Simon & Associates Files Nation's First Onion Salmonella Lawsuit Against ProSource Inc. for Onion Salmonella Outbreak Sickening 652 Consumers

Friday, October 22, 2021 - 12:57am

The lawsuit was filed against ProSource Inc. in Washington County, Idaho on behalf of Terry McLean, who purchased a hot dog with onions at a local establishment.

Key Points: 
  • The lawsuit was filed against ProSource Inc. in Washington County, Idaho on behalf of Terry McLean, who purchased a hot dog with onions at a local establishment.
  • He was interviewed by county health officials who confirmed he was part of the ProSource Inc. onions Salmonella Oranienburg Outbreak.
  • Mr. Simon and his law firm have established a Salmonella Claim Center to assist victims in the outbreak.
  • For media inquiries or more information on the Salmonella outbreak and ongoing litigation, please contact Ron Simon directly at (713) 819-8116 or ron@rsaalaw.com .

C-P Flexible Packaging Acquires Preferred Packaging in Georgia

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 8:02pm

C-P Flexible Packaging (C-P), a leader in the flexible packaging industry, today announced the acquisition of privately held Sycamore Sales, Inc. d.b.a.

Key Points: 
  • C-P Flexible Packaging (C-P), a leader in the flexible packaging industry, today announced the acquisition of privately held Sycamore Sales, Inc. d.b.a.
  • Preferred Packaging is a manufacturer of multilayer flexible films, thermoformed containers and a supplier of tray sealing equipment for meal solution providers and school systems.
  • The company brings together a full portfolio of flexible packaging formats spanning HD printed rollstock, premade pouches, shrink sleeves, stretch sleeves, poly bags, roll-fed labels, reclose, cold-seal flow wrap, cleanroom packaging, compostable and recyclable flexible packaging.
  • Notable investments in the packaging industry include Berry Plastics, Ranpak, Captive Plastics, Resource Label Group and C-P Flexible Packaging.

QIMA/WQS Named Food Certification Body Of The Year By BRCGS

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 7:30pm

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --QIMA/WQS, a leading provider of food certification, audit and training services in North and Latin America, announced today that the company has been named Certification Body of the Year byBrand Reputation Compliance Global Standards (BRCGS) at the recent Food Safety Americas annual conference in Orlando, Florida.

Key Points: 
  • ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --QIMA/WQS, a leading provider of food certification, audit and training services in North and Latin America, announced today that the company has been named Certification Body of the Year byBrand Reputation Compliance Global Standards (BRCGS) at the recent Food Safety Americas annual conference in Orlando, Florida.
  • The goal of the organization is to harmonize food safety standards across the supply chain.
  • QIMA/WQS offers solutions to the food industry from farm to fork, through GFSI-recognized certifications (BRCGS, PrimusGFS, GLOBALG.A.P., SQF, IFS), food safety and ethical audits, sustainable protocols, quality seals, inspections, and training.
  • The BRCGS Food Safety Americas Awards are an opportunity to recognize individuals and organizations that make outstanding contributions to the development of the BRCGS Standards and the food safety industry in the Americas.