As a youngster I was brought up on a healthy diet of tuna fish
sandwiches and Disney - making my new year's resolution for 2007
the toughest yet. That's right, I'm giving up tuna and who knows,
US ingredients firms Bunge and DuPont are to expand their soybean
partnership to include industrial applications and biofuels, but
the development is unlikely to affect their supply to the food
Last week's comment on the food industry's role in the rising
obesity epidemic has generated a flood of responses from readers
agreeing with or disputing our position that the industry deserves
a break. Some of the comments...
The obesity issue is not going to solve itself, concluded
participants in a CIAA debate this month who advocated an EU-wide
approach to tackling the problem, with the food and drink industry
forming part of the solution.
The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) has issued a
new set of new guidelines to the US food industry and media,
proposing that basic nutritional thresholds should determine
whether products are suitable for marketing...
A major private label supplier, which plans to launch low-fat,
low-carb and gluten-free products to meet growing consumer health
demands, says flexibility in production and a variety of income
sources is vital in the blossoming UK...
An electronic nose could sniff out considerable savings for food
manufacturers as researchers use the latest technology for the
early detection of 'undesirable off-odours and microbial
contaminants' in dairy and bakery products.
Moves by the FDA to introduce tougher regulations governing
nutritional labels for packaged foods are likely to be strongly
resisted by the food industry. Better education about what to eat
would be a more effective way of fighting...