For over one hundred years food has clearly been intimately tied to
all things 'a la mode'. But being able to read the trends and
understand the right direction to take is far from evident. A tool
from Quest is set to better...
Newly formed agency 'down under', the Food Standards Australia New
Zealand (FSANZ), this week invited interested parties and
organisations to comment on a number of proposed changes to the
Food Standards Code, including...
When scientists from Sweden reported earlier this year that several
ordinary foodstuffs could contain high levels of acrylamide - a
potentially cancer-causing chemical - governments, food
associations and food manufacturers drew a...
Cooking with iron pots could play a significant role in preventing
iron deficiency, a major nutritional problem in the developing
world, according to a recent study by scientists in the United
States. Researchers from Cornell University...
New research from Procter & Gamble suggests that there may be
more appropriate methods of preventing the formation of
cancer-causing chemical acrylamide than simply cooking food at
lower temperatures - but also that the compound...
The US Georgia Department of Agriculture said this week that its
inspectors will be checking food warehouses and supermarket shelves
to make sure some boxes of cereal that were incorrectly labelled
are removed from sale, Commissioner...
It may seem like a simple equation, but scientists at Southampton
University in the UK have categorically shown it to be true. The
opening of a major new food retail outlet in an area with
previously poor access to food shops can...
British consumers are increasingly concerned about food safety, but
the government's efforts to get the message across are falling
largely on deaf ears. Instead, food manufacturers and,
increasingly, retailers are being called...
Claims that the US Food & Drug Administration was unduly
influenced by the US food industry when drawing up its guidelines
on fish consumption and mercury have been refuted by the National
Food Processors Association (NFPA).
A range of dietary supplements sold in the UK have been irradiated
in breach of food regulations, found a survey by the UK Food
Standards Agency. As a consequence companies with affected products
have been told to remove them from...