Coca-Cola will not ditch single-use plastic bottles because consumers still want them, the firm's Head of Sustainability told the BBC.
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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.
Trials of food refill stations and 'naked florist' sections will last for at least three months in an Asda store in Leeds before a decision is made on whether to roll out, retrial or stop the features.
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.
The new labels, designed to help consumers understand the environmental impact of their diet, will reportedly start appearing on products from June 2019 and on the entire Quorn range by 2021.
More than two years on from the release of Blue Planet II, relatively little has changed, according to the charity Green Alliance. Supermarkets are still putting the equivalent of 900 pieces of single use plastic on the shelf for every person living in the UK each year...
The final guidance provides questions and answers on topics related to the definition of a single-serving container, dual-column labelling and miscellaneous issues, such as requirements relating to multi-unit retail food packages.
Plastic campaign organisation, City to Sea, has said that confusion about 'single-use' plastic has the potential to increase the volume of plastic bottles ending up in the environment, making worse the environmental damage that plastic pollution causes.
Food and beverage products are recalled due to reasons ranging from contamination to incorrect labelling, and here is New Food’s roundup of the most recent cases.
The UK Royal Society for Public Health has reportedly already called for PACE labelling to replace the current food labelling system, but to date, there is said to have been little evidence to support the idea.
Two New York corporations and their owners have pleaded guilty to importing giant squid from Peru, marketing it as octopus, and selling it to grocery stores.
A new report from Lloyd's Register has suggested that UK shoppers are concerned with sustainable and ethical sourcing, ingredient traceability and food safety, but are still highly cost-driven.