UN Special Envoy to the 2021 Food Systems Summit Dr Agnes Kalibata has urged European governments to listen to farmers and other workers in order to change the global food industry for the better.
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Mealworms have been approved for human consumption by the EFSA, which could help insect-based foods flourish within the EU.
In the first Chris’ Corner of 2021, Professor Chris Elliott takes a look at the complexities surrounding Neonicotinoids, and calls on the government to make the UK a world leader in ‘green pesticides’.
With a Democrat majority in the state legislature, there is a real chance cannabis could be legalised in New York this year.
As 2020 finally ends and the world welcomes (a hopefully brighter) 2021, Joshua Minchin of New Food outlines the major challenges and trends that the food industry can expect over the next 12 months.
The BMJ has weighed-in on self-regulation of the food industry, which it claims is failing to deliver on targets to make food more nutritious.
The BMPA says that unless vaccines are distributed among the UK’s food workers, the country’s supermarkets could soon see shortages.
The British Meat Processors Association (BMPA) is worried that without contingency plans, companies will not be able to get their products out of the country come 1 January 2021.
The genetically altered pigs approved by the FDA do not produce alpha gal sugar, which can cause an allergic reaction in some people.
Patrick McNamara, Technical Specialist Manager, Intertek, provides a clear and concise overview of what information needs to be shared between labs and their customers.