In the UK geographers from Coventry and Exeter Universities have
been awarded over £170,000 (€267,000) by the Economic and Social
Research Council (ESRC) to investigate the links between food
production and food consumption.
EarthShell Corporation, the US-based manufacturer of eco-friendly
food service packaging, is to expand its production by increasing
the supply of its plates and bowls to Wal-Mart to select stores
throughout the US.
The dominance of the sandwich among UK menus keeps many office
workers anchored to their desks at lunchtime - a concept which
would shock most Continental Europeans, who feel the need for a
break at lunchtime.
In the same week that the agriculture Council cleared the way for
tougher GM legislation in Europe, the European Commission has
announced a new proposal that seeks to harmonise the use of food
additives in flavourings in order to...
US packaging company Sealed Air has agreed to resolve all of the
current and future asbestos-related claims and the pending
fraudulent transfer claims made against it and its affiliates in
connection with the 1998 transaction in which...
Having been virtually fished to extinction in recent years, the
beluga - which lays the much sought after fish eggs known as caviar
- is to be farmed commercially for the first time ever on the banks
of the river Ural in Kazakhstan.
The Institute of Packaging has announced a "positive and swift
response" to its 'Packaging the Stars of the Future' literature,
created as part of its campaign to raise awareness of Schools and
API, the UK-based packaging materials provider, has announced that
for the full financial year, ending 30 September 2002, the group
has returned to an operating profit, after considerable losses in
the previous year.
After long and difficult negotiations EU food and agriculture
ministers have reached a political agreement on the proposal for a
regulation on GMO food and feed, measures that are expected to have
considerable impact on food manufacturers...