PepsiCo Europe has announced that it aims to eliminate virgin fossil-based plastic in all of its crisp and chip packets by 2030. The packaging will be replaced with recycled or renewable plastic.
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New Food hears from Buckley’s Bees, an organisation looking to help repopulate the dwindling bee numbers, on why extinction would have such a detrimental impact on our food system.
The Government has approved a potentially dangerous pesticide for a second time, despite researchers and wildlife charities condemning it.
Though there is a suggestion that large industrial farms can harm biodiversity, there are solutions farmers can put in place to mitigate this and promote wildlife growth in agricultural settings.
Professor Chris Elliott offers his thoughts on the rewild scheme, which will see £800 million go to landowners to plant trees and restore wetlands, but there are fears that this will cause serious food security issues and even put small farms out of business.
It is not often that scientific advances approach complicated problems in such a seemingly fitting way, but such is the case with high-tech farming and mycotoxins.
The future of food is in sustainability. Clean eating strives to maximise the value of resource use and minimise adverse environmental impacts. A Net Zero diet will not only change how we grow our crops but also our dietary habits - if implemented correctly, this could make all sorts of…
Michelle Patel outlines the results of the Food Standards Agency’s survey around Britain’s stance on health, environmentally friendly food and who should be taking the reins.