In light of the global 'stay at home' message and subsequent increased levels of snacking, Holly Gabriel, Action on Sugar, explains how the need to base food advertising regulation and public health goals on scientific evidence has never been more critical.
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Data and analytics firm GlobalData has suggested that the snack sector will change as consumers move away from the 'on the go' trend towards healthier, eat-at-home options.
As anyone who has been tracking the shopping habits of millennials will reveal, avocados are now among the most popular superfoods.
Innova Market Insights has reported influences in baby food and snacks such as vegan claims, additive-free claims and organic claims.
A Göttingen research team has investigated public acceptance of food policy measures in Germany and have found generally positive results.
In this study, the researchers looked at data from 33,931 women in the Nurses' Health Study (NHS) to evaluate the association between nut consumption and overall health and well-being in ageing.
In a first of its kind study, researchers in the US have demonstrated the significant skin anti-ageing benefits of regular almond consumption.
The research, carried out by the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, found 75 percent of rice-based products tested had concentrations of arsenic that exceeded the EU guideline for safe rice consumption for babies and toddlers.
In a randomised, controlled trial, Penn State researchers found that eating walnuts daily as part of a healthy diet was associated with increases in certain bacteria that help promote health, as well as improvements in some risk factors for heart disease.
Cindy Beeren, Consumer and Sensory Director at Leatherhead Food Research, said that these insights could underpin more focused product development as well as improvements in packaging and marketing activity.
Over 16 thousand packages of Samurai Inc Furikake Popcorn 5oz packages have been recalled due to fish content which is not declared on the labelling.
UNFI is voluntarily recalling cases of Arla Apetina Marinated Feta & Olives in Oil, Pitted, as the FDA has discovered some of the product may have been exposed to temperatures above refrigeration, causing a potential health risk.