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  • Nutrition Labeling for Airline Food in Brazil?

    Thursday, July 16th, 2009

    Brazil’s Federal Public Ministry (MPF) has “recommended” to all Brazilian airline companies* to comply with Law 10.674 (requiring consumers to be informed whether foods contain gluten or not) and existing National Sanitary Vigilance Agency (Anvisa) regulations on nutrition labeling (Resolutions RDC 359/03 and 360/03) within the next 30 days.  The Anvisa regulations impose mandatory nutrition […]

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    Biofuel from Sweet Potatoes

    Saturday, August 9th, 2008

    Synopsis in English: Many people think Brazil’s interest in biofuel is limited to sugarcane ethanol. Not at all. They are looking at all the possible source materials. Just one example: the southern state of Paraná, a leader in Brazilian agriculture, is promoting the production of sweet potatoes among family farmers with a view to producing […]

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