The FAO/WHO assessment revealed that there have been a series of pandemic outbreaks of V. parahaemolyticus foodborne illnesses due to the consumption of seafood and outbreaks have occurred in regions of the world where it was previously unreported.
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The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has published its annual report on pesticide residues found in EU food, including 'browseable charts and graphs' to make the data more accessible to non-specialists.
A research group is looking at the best valorisation paths for food waste so that restaurant scraps can be re-used and turned into biodiesel, electricity or bioplastics.
The Agenda is comprised of four components: synchronising public and private sector research, integrating innovative technologies, reviewing productivity and conservation data and setting USDA accountable benchmarks.
By treating meat as a network of flexible polymers surrounded by flowing moisture, researchers have used computer models to accurately predict how much it will shrink when cooked.
A special issue of the open-access peer-reviewed Russian Journal of Economics has claimed that although Russia has significantly developed its agri-food sector, the country has been presented with a number of new challenges.
Gen Z, who are still relatively ‘new’ drinkers, are reportedly not bound by traditional flavours - with 31 percent opting for new, trendy options and 30 percent choosing flavours classed as unusual.
The researchers wanted to learn whether eating a small amount of coconut oil could improve metabolism, despite consumption of a Western-style diet in which 49 percent of daily calories come from fat.
The research focused on plastic pollution from Coca-Cola, Nestlé, PepsiCo and Unilever in six developing countries - Brazil, China, India, Mexico, Nigeria and the Philippines.
The extract, from Euromed, was found to inhibit the growth of Listeria monocytogenes and could be a potential adjunct to help control foodborne pathogens.
Blockchain is said to still be in its infancy in terms of widespread use, but a survey from FMCG Gurus has indicated a willingness from consumers to integrate it into food supply chains.
The review authors suggested that a plant-based diet is beneficial because it has been shown to reduce systemic inflammation, which can exacerbate asthma.
FDA has reported that it has seen the marketplace evolve and believes it is appropriate to give interested persons another opportunity to comment on the issues raised by the rule-making.