The increasingly loud debate about food waste could easily lead one to believe it is “the” biggest issue industry currently faces, but new study in the American Journal of Agricultural Economics suggests most estimates are overblown and many proposed...
The world’s biggest food firm, Nestlé, has put reducing food waste firmly on its agenda, announcing plans to help further prevent the issue of food losses and waste around the world at the Save Food Congress.
The Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) and the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) have agreed to form a food safety partnership, with the aim of cooperating toward achieving a safe, sufficient, and accessible food supply, according...
The Food and Agriculture Organization’s (FAO) food price index hit a record high in December, topping 2008’s previous high when soaring food costs led to food shortages and riots in many parts of the world.
The FAO is cautiously optimistic about the prospects of food commodities in the wake of economic upheaval in the past two years, but average prices for wheat and grains, vegetable oils and dairy are likely to be higher over the next decade.
50,000 and counting. We'll probably never know exactly how many perished in the 7.0 earthquake that brought Haiti, quite literally, crashing down last Tuesday, 12th January 2010, just before 5pm. But for those who survived and who make it through...
Last week saw a string of communications about food price rises:
first warnings were aired about wheat, then meat, then dairy. It's
a vertiginous view from the heights of the commodity markets, and
it's clearer than ever...
The burgeoning use of cereals and other commodities to satisfy
appetite for biofuels could keep food prices high for the next
decade, says the FAO, impacting developing countries, the urban
poor, and farmers' livelihoods.
The theme of this year's World Food Day will be 'International
Alliance Against Hunger,' emphasising the need for global
mobilisation to create the political will to eradicate hunger, the
United Nations Food and Agriculture...