All news articles for June 2011

Tapping into the next generation of food scientists

Tapping into the next generation of food scientists

By Caroline Scott-Thomas

Food science student numbers are rising, but how can industry tap into this next generation of enthusiastic professionals? FoodNavigator-USA asked Matt Cael, 2011-2012 president-elect of the IFT Student Association.

Saturated fat reduction is big business. But what is it being replaced with?

Is saturated fat really the dietary bogeyman?

By Elaine Watson

The debate about just how bad saturated fats really are for our health - and whether what we are replacing them with is potentially worse - raged on at the IFT expo earlier this month.

Is healthy food more expensive than junk food?

Is healthy food more expensive than junk food?

By Elaine Watson

New research into food prices shows that unhealthy options are not always more affordable, although the relative cheapness of soft drinks, refined grains and starchy veg vs healthier alternatives means Americans “may have an economic incentive to consume...

Junk TV?

Industry slams call for kids’ junk food ad ban

By Caroline Scott-Thomas

Industry bodies have slammed a call from an influential group of doctors to ban junk food advertising in children’s programming, claiming that it is based on outdated research.

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