At this stage and on basis of conservative estimates, the FAO has announced that it seeks $70 million to urgently support both pest control and livelihood protection operations in order to ensure the food security of the East African region.
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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.
Ahead of New Food's March conference, Professor Chris Elliott discusses the '7 principles of food integrity'
According to a new survey from Action on Sugar, popular ‘ready to drink’ pre-mixed spirits and cocktails sold in supermarkets are high in 'hidden' sugar and calories.
Coca-Cola has introduced an alcohol brand in the east, while CBD and non-alcoholic alcohol rise in the west. Nathalie John and Edward Carstairs of Gill Jennings and Every explain how companies must protect themselves as the food and drink sector sees an influx of change and innovation.
Acacia gum, also known as gum arabic, is a natural gum consisting of the hardened sap of two acacia tree species: Acacia senegal and Vachellia seyal.
Stone fruit production areas such as Little Karoo from Montagu, Barrydale, Ladismith, Calitzdorp, through to Prince Albert, have suffered severely from the droughts, with some losing their farms, and many farmworkers without income or jobs.
The Rainforest Action Network's assessment reportedly found that the actions taken by the major snack food brands are not enough compared to what is actually needed to address the impacts of their ever-growing consumption of Conflict Palm Oil.
Popular seafood products such as 'fish sticks' have been found to generate significant 'post-catch' emissions, underscoring the need to measure what happens after fish are caught, according to researchers at the University of California, Santa Cruz.
The research, by Washington State University, aims to help farmers around the world use less man-made fertilisers to grow important food crops like wheat, corn and soybeans.
In a randomised, controlled trial, Penn State researchers found that eating walnuts daily as part of a healthy diet was associated with increases in certain bacteria that help promote health, as well as improvements in some risk factors for heart disease.
Research commissioned by Vegetarian brand Linda McCartney's has revealed current consumer thoughts of going 'meat-free' and the key drivers behind the switch.
Ahead of speaking at Food Integrity, Bethan Grylls, Editor of New Food, interviews innocent drinks’ Central Technical Team Leader, Konstantina Karagkika, about the pressures on industry and how the company looks to identify and prevent risks to its supply chain.
Building on its 2018 commitment to make 100 percent of its packaging recyclable or reusable by 2025, Nestlé aims to reduce its use of virgin plastics by one third whilst working to advance the circular economy and clean up plastic waste from oceans, lakes and rivers.
A study has found that bisphenol A (BPA), still found in some food and beverage packaging, can activate an immune response in mice which passes down through generations.