Podcasts

EU-backed metabolic syndrome project has health claim wins in sight

EU-backed metabolic syndrome project has health claim wins in sight

By Shane STARLING

Nick Henson is the Reading-based associate director at the International Food Network (IFN), a key player in the EU’s new multi-million euro, multi-partner Metabolic Syndrome-battling project, PATHWAY-27, that has health claim victories trained in its...

Gluten-free bakery, oats the next big star?

Special Edition: Gluten-free

Could oats be the next gluten-free star?

By Kacey CULLINEY

Oats, when the supply chain ensures no cross-contamination, are a gluten-free cereal grain. So why haven’t we seen a flurry of oat-based gluten-free options in the global bakery sector? Are they a missed golden opportunity for gluten-free bakery?

Bob Engle, vice president business and commercial development presents at the EU Bioplastics Conference 2013 in Berlin

dispatches from EU Bioplastics Conference 2013

Metabolix: We are working towards packaging

By Joseph James Whitworth

Packaging will be a new and important market in the future with increasing emphasis on clarity, according to Metabolix.

Jones presented food industry concerns about data sharing at EFSA's transparency meeting this morning...

Industry concerned about data abuse as EFSA fans transparency wings

By Shane Starling at EFSA in Parma, Italy

As the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) welcomed a broad range of stakeholders to its Italian HQ today to debate data and process transparency, the food industry asked at what point openness brakes innovation and competitive advantage?