WHO has called for further assessment of microplastics in the environment and a reduction in plastic pollution.
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Despite obesity increasing, world hunger remains a big problem.
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.
The World Health Organization(WHO) has said it will support 16 African nations after the listeriosis outbreak that started in South Africa in 2017 started threatening other countries on the continent.
The World Health Organization (WHO) is providing support to 16 African nations in a bid to ensure preparedness and swift response in the wake of the a listeriosis outbreak that started in South Africa in 2017 but is now threatening other countries on the continent.
An outbreak of the foodborne bacteria listeria in South Africa has claimed more lives than any other outbreak in recorded history.
Agriculture is one of the fastest growing food sectors but with that growth has come a worrying trend in antimicrobial resistance (AMR).
World Health Organization (WHO) has called on farmers and the food industry to help promote growth and prevent disease in healthy animals by halting the routine use of antibiotics.
Bovine TB can be transferred from cows to humans through food, killing 12,000 people a year. A new plan maps out how global health bodies will fight back.
As of January 2017, the new test standard ISO 16890 for filter testing and assessment replaced the previous standards EN 779 (Europe) and ASHRAE 52.2 (USA). It will have sole validity from the middle of 2018 onwards. Though the primary impact of ISO 16890 will be on air quality, this…