Coca-Cola will not ditch single-use plastic bottles because consumers still want them, the firm's Head of Sustainability told the BBC.
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A controlled study of more than 400 participants has supported reducing salt intake as an important public health strategy to decrease incidence of hypertension.
US PIRG Education Fund, authors of the report, have called for food safety agencies to take greater control in order to ensure the safety of consumers in the US.
At this stage and on basis of conservative estimates, the FAO has announced that it seeks $70 million to urgently support both pest control and livelihood protection operations in order to ensure the food security of the East African region.
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.
Food Standards Scotland has said it is collaborating with numerous Scottish businesses to raise awareness of food crime.
Productivity and environmental improvements are to be boosted in the UK farming sector for decades to come with new landmark legislation.
Research has found that preparing land for palm oil plantations and the growth of young plants can cause more damage to the environment, emitting double the amount of greenhouse gases than mature plantations.
An event is being launched by the British Meat Processors Association to discuss the impacts of different farming systems and explore solutions to climate change.
According to a new survey from Action on Sugar, popular ‘ready to drink’ pre-mixed spirits and cocktails sold in supermarkets are high in 'hidden' sugar and calories.
Trials of food refill stations and 'naked florist' sections will last for at least three months in an Asda store in Leeds before a decision is made on whether to roll out, retrial or stop the features.
Food and beverage products are recalled due to reasons ranging from contamination to incorrect labelling, and here is New Food’s roundup of the most recent cases.
Acacia gum, also known as gum arabic, is a natural gum consisting of the hardened sap of two acacia tree species: Acacia senegal and Vachellia seyal.
Stone fruit production areas such as Little Karoo from Montagu, Barrydale, Ladismith, Calitzdorp, through to Prince Albert, have suffered severely from the droughts, with some losing their farms, and many farmworkers without income or jobs.
Used for fast food frying, added to packaged foods, and fed to livestock, soybean oil is the most widely produced and consumed edible oil in the US, according to the US Department of Agriculture (USDA).