With global concerns regarding antimicrobial resistance, find out why Martina Helmlinger thinks alternative proteins could provide a solution.
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In this week’s roundup of global food recalls, there are several incidences of undeclared allergies in the UK and States, plastic contamination in Canada, reports of thebaine in poppy seeds from the Food Standards Australia New Zealand, and more.
Cannabis expert, Shomi Malik, summarises the current regulations around CBD in the EU, UK and US, and the current science available around its safety.
A beacon of good practice, the Mexican papaya industry took criticism on the chin and faced its shortcomings with honesty and transparency. The result is a robust well-informed system that aims to provide safe fruits to millions of consumers. Emily Griep advises fellow industry sectors to take note.
This week's recall roundup features a major recall from Lyons Magnus thanks to a possible microbial contamination.
Human milk-based fortifiers are saving the lives of critically ill, premature infants in hospital neonatal intensive care units (NICUs). Does it matter how fortifiers are processed during manufacturing?
As the warning of climate change becomes ever more pressing and our growing global population places a strain on resilient food sources, could gene editing offer a sustainable solution to secure the future of our food system or will there be unintended consequences?
The FDA’s new tool will allow users to interact with the findings of the wide-ranging survey, which produced some interesting results.