Americans' knowledge of genetically modified foods remains low and
their opinions about its safety are just as divided as they were
two years ago, according to a new survey released last week by the
Pew Initiative on Food and...
A few weeks after food ingredients company Danisco achieved a place
in the Dow Jones Index for sustainability, the company announced
this week that it is now also listed in the FTSE4 Good Global
As evidence mounts that trans fatty acids could be harmful to our
health, consumer organisations have placed the issue high on their
agenda, calling for industry to help tackle the problem. A new
study suggests a decline in consumption...
The food industry training organisation at the University of
Reading in the UK, a hub of food science knowledge, will hold a
seminar next month dedicated to recent and future legislative
changes that affect the UK food industry.
A drive in the US to reduce the foodborne disease E.coli
could be paying off with fresh data from the department of
agriculture (USDA) showing a drop in the number of ground beef
products tainted with this pathogen.
Natural ingredients supplier Cognis, recently sold off by Henkel
and acquired by a consortium of financial investors, announced in
September that the Nutrition & Health business unit had
recorded sales of €149m with a growth rate...
We take a look at the freshly elected officials for the 2003-2004
season at the American Association of Cereal Chemists (AACC) - to
be inaugurated at the organisation's annual meeting later this
Good news for food manufacturers and ingredients companies involved
in the dairy market with findings from a recent study in the US
revealing that many consumers are willing to pay more for dairy
products marketed as organic or natural.
Jobs will be saved as US sugar giant Imperial Sugar receives
incentive from the Louisiana state. The company, that filed for
Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in 2001, said recently that it
will have relief from state sales and use...