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Attorney: 'To the extent that insects are used for food, they are food, and thereby subject to the applicable adulteration and misbranding provisions of the federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act.' (Picture: Fried caterpillars)

Getting insects past the ick factor, into mass food production

By Maggie Hennessy

Insects form part of the traditional diets of at least 2 billion people worldwide, and more than 1,900 species have reportedly been used as food, according to the Food and Agricultural Organization report “Edible Insects: Future Prospects for Food and...

CEO Paul Bulcke said:

Nestlé nine-month sales growth below full-year target

By Caroline SCOTT-THOMAS

Nestlé organic sales growth slowed to 4.4% in the first nine months of the year, compared to 6.1% in the same period last year, hit by weaker demand from emerging markets and ongoing recession in Europe.

Rainforest Action Network says Kellogg cannot pass palm oil responsibility onto supplier Wilmar

RAN: Kellogg cannot deflect palm oil heat onto supplier

By Annie-Rose Harrison-Dunn

Kellogg cannot shirk its palm oil responsibility by deflecting attention to its supplier, says RAN following a statement from Kellogg calling for productive talks between its supplier Wilmar and the environmental group.

IBIE 2013 Educational Sessions: What not to miss

IBIE teaser: You’re never too old, or big, to learn…

By Kacey Culliney

IBIE 2013 has a fantastic educational program lined up from tips for gluten-free and whole grain use, to insight on food safety regulations and labeling laws. BakeryandSnacks takes a look at ‘what not to miss’…

Nestlé plans to sell underperforming brands

Nestlé plans to sell underperforming brands

By Caroline SCOTT-THOMAS

Nestlé CEO Paul Bulcke told an investor meeting on Tuesday that the company intended to divest some of its brands and shake up its portfolio.

POP! Gourmet Popcorn founder David Israel:

Big intervew: David Israel, Founder and CEO, POP! Gourmet Popcorn

Who makes Oprah’s favorite gourmet popcorn? Meet the king of pop…

By Elaine WATSON

In year one of launching its first retail products, POP! Gourmet Popcorn notched up sales of almost $1m. In year two, it’s looking at $3-4m. Next year, it's aiming for $10m, says founder David Israel, who’s on a mission to turn the bland stuff we...

NSF joins Non-GMO Project

NSF joins Non-GMO Project

By Maggie Hennessy

As consumer and retailer demand for third party-verified non-GMO product labels shows no signs of slowing, NSF International announced that it will join the Non-GMO Project as a technical administrator in early 2014. 

Zevenbergen:

From the 20th International Congress of Nutrition in Granada, Spain

Unilever: Healthier food choices must be ‘doable’

By Shane STARLING

The food industry came under attack last week at the International Congress of Nutrition (#ICN20) for not doing enough to improve the healthiness of its portfolios…unfairly, says Unilever.

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