Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a chronic intestinal inflammatory condition that has seen an uptick in recent years. There are over 3 million IBD sufferers in the United States alone, much of which can be attributed to the Western diet. Researchers...
'Our enforcement priorities will focus on willful violations of the labeling law'
In a memorandum on the new GMO labeling law coming into force in Vermont in July, attorney general William H. Sorrell says enforcement action will “focus on willful violations of the labeling law” and that there will be a six-month safe harbor period...
ADM has boosted its presence in the market for organic, non-GMO, gluten-free and 'minimally processed' foods and ingredients after striking a deal to buy a controlling stake in Iowa-based Harvest Innovations.
Food industry R&D executives will be meeting in Chicago next
month to examine the impact of increased biofuel demand on their
business, in an effort to anticipate challenges resulting from a
fundamental shift in supply chain dynamics.
News that a variety of GM corn produced signs of liver and kidney
toxicity in rats should be a wake-up call for better testing and
more transparency from biotechs, if GMOs are to be accepted by
increasingly sceptical consumers.
A genetically modified wheat variety that has significantly more
resistant starch than regular wheat could reach the market in five
years, say Australian scientists who have won financial backing to
commercialise the crop.
Maize, bred to contain high concentrations of the pro-vitamin A
carotenoid, beta-carotene, did increase the vitamin A status in
gerbils, and could be used to tackle vitamin A deficiency, says a
Ambitious US ingredients supplier Cargill boosts its war chest,
announcing a 35 per cent rise in profit for the third quarter of
2005, on gains from commodity trading and its animal feed and steel
General Mills is the latest food manufacturer to report a decline
in net profit this year, and again the blame goes on raw material
price hikes and fierce competition in the retail sector writes
Joining the growing ranks of ingredients companies taking root in
China to defend their market position, US starch and sweeteners
firm Corn Products International has linked up with Shandong Juneng
Electric Power Group Golden Corn...
If nothing else, the opening decade of the 21st century will go
down in the annals of time as the period the world went to war over
GMOs. When it comes to genetically modified organisms, passions run
deep and the path to reconciling...
Americans' knowledge of genetically modified foods remains low and
their opinions about its safety are just as divided as they were
two years ago, according to a new survey released last week by the
Pew Initiative on Food and...
According to Victor Manuel Villalobos Arambula, Under Secretary for
Agriculture at the Mexican Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and
Food, Mexico's government will promote the production of GM