Despite the cancellation of its trip to China as part of the Spring Asia Grower trip in April, the California Prune Board has stated that it remains committed to engaging with the growing Chinese market.
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The National Bureau of Statistics of China has released figures which reveal a surge in the price of food, with indications that coronavirus and African swine fever are amongst the causes.
Golden Rice is said to reduce Vitamin A deficiency (VAD), but a new study has suggested that those most at risk of VAD do not have sufficient access to the GM crop.
The production facility was not only found to be producing ketchup with dangerous ingredients, but also with incorrect labelling and without the appropriate licence.
The authors conducted experimental web-based surveys to obtain clearer understanding of both experts and public perception of the benefits, risks and value of utilising gene editing technology for the breeding of crops compared to other technologies.
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.
When testing 50 packaged foods from six Asian grocery stores in Melbourne, researchers from James Cook University found that 46 percent of them contained undeclared allergens.
Five of the six countries studied - Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam, Thailand, Myanmar and Malaysia - are said to be among the top 10 global contributors to ocean plastic leakage.
Locusts have reportedly ravaged wheat, cotton and vegetable crops in Pakistan in the worst infestation in the country since the 1990s.
A report by the Changing Markets Foundation has found links between some of the world’s top supermarkets and illegal, unsustainable fishing operations.
Producers from EU member states, Denmark and the Netherlands, are the first to be able to resume exports.
The SIG Way Beyond Good Foundation has launched its flagship ‘Cartons for Good’ project in Bangladesh to help combat malnutrition and food waste.