In a world where getting your name out there is called branding,
and branding in turn equals better market share, some companies
will go to great lengths to draw attention to their name. With
information sources driven by open-access...
Masterfoods' U-turn over its plan to reformulate its famous
confectionery brands using animal-derived whey sets a precedent
that will prevent any other food manufacturer from flying in the
face of the global trend towards the...
At a time when so many resources are being pumped into improving
consumer health through food, it is pitifully ironic that more and
more people are getting sick or dying from what they eat because of
The dietary supplement industry needs an independent testing
program that is recognizable to consumers in order to enhance the
credibility of its products as well as encourage solid science and
News that a variety of GM corn produced signs of liver and kidney
toxicity in rats should be a wake-up call for better testing and
more transparency from biotechs, if GMOs are to be accepted by
increasingly sceptical consumers.
The development of genetically modified crops to improve human
health could be the golden ticket for advocates to persuade the
wary public that GM is not a wholly nefarious idea after all. But
will a new, healthy spin be enough to...
Instead of trying to hide confectionery from children by
restricting advertising, chocolate-makers should be encouraging
them to make the same health-conscious choices as adults when it
comes to confectionery they're sure to...
It would be a mistake for governments and industry to misinterpret
the recent progress in food allergen labeling as a final solution:
there is much that yet remains to be done, for the well-being of
both consumers and manufacturers.