Despite tough new rules on GM food labels, food makers will stick
to non-GM alternatives as new evidence from the UK shows British
consumers will continue to refuse to buy foods containing biotech
Tough restrictions on the marketing of food products - along the
lines of those in place for many years in the tobacco industry -
are the best solution to the growing problem of obesity, claimed
researchers last week. But the food...
UK politicians have called for immediate industry action to counter
the rising numbers of obese in the country, offering food marketers
three years to show significant improvements in product labelling
and formulation, writes Chris...
Changes to laws governing waste, energy consumption and emissions
are forcing plants to alter their methods of operation. Anthony
Fletcher spoke to the UK Environment Agency's head of waste
management to find out what plant managers...
In the same week that the US food watchdog releases new findings on
the presence of acrylamide, the probable human carcinogen, in
processed food products, the American Chemical society will
dedicate an entire symposium to this sensitive...
'It is incorrect to focus on any specific food or ingredient in
attempting to address obesity,' cautions the US food industry, in
the face of mounting criticism that sugar intake plays a key role
in today's overweight...
The EU could be about to consider legislation that would make the
down-chilling of some ambient food products during transportation
compulsory. Such a move would be eagerly supported by gas and
equipment suppliers, who believe that...
This year's Foodex Meatex exhibition - which the organisers believe
could be the most successful yet - promises to showcase the latest
innovations in meat processing. A quick look at a couple of planned
product launches suggests...
A federal government bail-out of the Australian sugar industry was
under threat on Tuesday after business and opposition groups, in
particular food manufacturers, objected to a three cent a kilogram
levy to fund the $120 million plan...
In May 2002 Swedish scientists released information that
acrylamide, a potential carcinogen, had been found in a range of
foods. Food agencies across the world are monitoring the situation
very closely. An upcoming conference in the...