The FAO/WHO assessment revealed that there have been a series of pandemic outbreaks of V. parahaemolyticus foodborne illnesses due to the consumption of seafood and outbreaks have occurred in regions of the world where it was previously unreported.
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The rural poor in Ethiopia tend to live near lower-quality markets that sell food at high prices, impacting the health of children, a study from the International Food Policy Research Institute has found.
Dr Helina Marshall discusses the far-reaching significance of the microbiome and highlights the impact of antimicrobials in food production.
WHO has called for further assessment of microplastics in the environment and a reduction in plastic pollution.
Despite obesity increasing, world hunger remains a big problem.
From selling a new type of chip to raising the bar in venison farming and pinning down the formula for nitrite-free bacon, Denis Lynn of Finnebrogue Artisan has always aimed to do things differently. Here, he charts his trajectory through the food sector and explains why he feels so passionately…
Laboratory tests showed the presence of the pesticide monocrotophos.
The discovery comes at a time when authorities are showing increasing concern over the potential effects on human health of antibiotic-resistant bacteria, with the World Health Organization (WHO) describing it as one of the biggest threats to global health, food security, and development today.
The WHO calls on Heads of State and Government to take ultimate responsibility for NCDs in the report, which was also published in the medical journal The Lancet.
On the eve of the first World Bee Day on Sunday, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) urged countries and individuals to do more to protect bees and other pollinators or risk a sharp drop in food diversity.
The WHO and not-for-profit organisation Resolve to Save Lives have teamed up to build a scheme for governments to use to tackle industrially-produced trans fats.