Senator Tom Harkin claimed yesterday that if stringent
self-regulation in the marketing of children's food products is not
put into place soon, a backlash against the food industry is
inevitable writes Anthony Fletcher.
Proposals to put cigarette-style health warnings on soft drinks to
highlight the harmful effects of too many sugary beverages has been
called patronizing by the American Beverage Association, writes
The delicious smell of traditional baseball food - hotdogs, beer
and onions - is usually enough to quell any worries about
nutrition, but a new study suggests that these snacks are not
necessarily as bad as commonly thought.
Mars Inc is sending out a clear signal that functional foods are
moving mainstream, with the creation of a new Nutrition for Health
& Well-Being business unit to capitalize on research into the
health benefits of cocoa, reports...
NASA satellite technology could soon be used to help food producers
distinguish between GM (genetically modified) crops and non-GM
crops, opening the door to greater acceptance of GM food, writes
Drinking green tea is highly unlikely to help prevent breast,
prostate or any other type of cancer, the US Food and Drug
Administration (FDA) said last week, after reviewing the evidence
to support a health claim, reports Dominique...
National Starch believes that enabling food companies to label
their products as containing no or minimal additives or ingredients
is set to be a highly lucrative practice in the future, write