The New Zealand food industry is wasting antioxidant-rich but
unattractive portions of vegetables that may be used as a source of
nutrients for supplements or the development of a new class of
fermented food products, say scientists...
Plans by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) to expand the
definition of grass-fed animals, has caused concern in the industry
that the growing market for organic pastured meats could be
undermined by commercial operations.
To feed the world's increasing appetite for fish, food processors
are going to have to turn to commercial aquaculture farms for their
supplies, according to a Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO)
Danisco Cultures is ploughing research and innovation efforts into
studying the health promoting properties of its strains - a shrewd
move not only because of the impending EU health and nutrition
claims regulation but also since...
Metals, dioxins, and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in a majority
of foods and offals remain at levels considered safe in the EU,
according to three scientific surveys published yesterday by the
Companies involved in a 1990s global vitamin cartel have reached a
A$30.5m (€18.2m) settlement with plaintiffs in a class action suit
to brought by individuals and companies who claimed to have
suffered losses as a result of price-fixing.
The European Food Safety Authority has moved to restate it plans
for co-operation with member states in the risk assessment of
genetically modified (GM) foods, as the EU Environment Council's
discussion on the subject looms into...
The enrichment of meat products with omega-3 and its addition to
animal feed to boost levels in animal-derived produce could play
major role bridging the gap between recommended and actual intake
in the modern population, says an...
Due to scientific uncertainty over a BSE-type disease affecting
sheep and goats, the UK's food regulator is expected to issue today
further precautionary advice about eating mutton and to propose
EU-wide labelling rules for products...