Researchers from Japan have found a way to utilise part of the hop plant wasted during the beer brewing process, by forming cellulose nanofibers from the leftover biomass.
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ATNI’s latest Global Index suggests the world’s top food and beverage manufacturers have slowed down efforts to combat malnutrition, with Nestlé and Unilever leading the way.
Researchers in the United States have confirmed the prevalent belief that a Mediterranean style diet can help protect against heart diseases.
PepsiCo Europe says it plans to expand its range of snacks to include healthier options, and has continued to commit to guidelines around advertising to children.
The survey shows considerable support for a tax on plastic packaging, though there has been criticism of the proposed bill’s lack of consideration for compostable alternatives.
New research from the University of Georgia suggests traditional sampling methods are missing some antimicrobial-resistant strains of harmful bacteria, such as Salmonella.
The UK farming sector is calling for urgent support from the UK Government to bolster its capacity for sustainable business operation in the absence of standards equivalence in trade deals.
This week's recall roundup features several pathogenic contaminations, including alerts over Salmonella and Cyclospora in blueberry and frozen shrimp products.
At least one hundred children in Finland have been hospitalised due to Salmonella poisoning, according to Yle news.
Europe’s soft drinks industry says it will reduce average added sugars in its beverages by another 10 percent across Europe.
Phenylketonuria (PKU) is a rare but potentially serious inherited disorder that calls for a strictly controlled diet. Groups are calling on the food industry to be more sensitive to the critical needs of these and other food-restricted consumers when it comes to labelling.
The study claims potato and rice protein could be just as filling as their whey counterparts, yet they reduce insulin spikes for those who need to monitor blood glucose levels carefully.
In a bid to promote transparency in the firm’s supply chain, the major US food company is trialling the capability for consumers to see precisely where the main ingredient in their Triscuit cracker comes from.
This week's recall roundup contains product recalls from the US, UK and Germany, where a Listeria alert and lead contamination have been reported.
The advertising ban has garnered support from nutrition groups like Action on Salt and Action on Sugar, but other areas of the food industry have expressed their concern over the new regulations.