Sustainability

Responsible approach to GM fish is to assume escape: Committee hearing

Responsible approach to GM fish is to assume escape: Committee hearing

By Caroline Scott-Thomas

The responsible approach to considering whether genetically engineered (GE) salmon pose a risk to the environment is to assume that the fish will escape and disregard assurances from the company that they would not, said Senator Mark Begich at a committee...

Kraft’s carbon emissions from plants ‘negligible’

Kraft’s carbon emissions from plants ‘negligible’

By Oliver Nieburg

The vast majority of Kraft Foods’ carbon emissions come from outside its manufacturing facilities, according to a survey mapping its environmental footprint, but the full picture may look quite different as full results are withheld.

Quorn is now $30m brand in the US

Quorn: ‘CSPI has had a long running grudge against us’

By Elaine Watson

Meat-substitute maker Quorn Foods has hit back at the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) after the health lobby group again demanded that the FDA revoke its products' GRAS (generally recognized as safe) status.

Increasing cropland yields vital to meet growing food demand: Study

Increasing cropland yields vital to meet growing food demand: Study

By Caroline Scott-Thomas

Developing nations will need to increase cropland yields and all nations will need to use nitrogen fertilizers more efficiently in order to double food production by 2050, while minimizing environmental impact, according to a new paper published in Proceedings...

Cal Poly opens new pasture-to-plate meat processing center

Cal Poly opens new pasture-to-plate meat processing center

By Caroline Scott-Thomas

Cal Poly has opened a new meat processing center that involves students and industry in the entire production chain, from animal care and nutrition, to making, marketing and packaging innovative ready-to-eat meat products.

Burcon boss Johann Tergesen rang the NASDAQ stock market opening bell as his firm's shares started trading on the exchange last week

Big Interview: Johann Tergesen, president, Burcon NutraScience

Plant protein, the final frontier: From canola to flax, hemp and pea

If there’s a plant with protein in it, Burcon NutraScience has probably had a good shot at extracting it. But is the market ready for flax protein isolate? Elaine Watson caught up with president and chief operating officer Johann Tergesen to find out.

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