A global risk analysis of nearly 7000 food items finds French
fries, potato crisps and coffee recording the highest contamination
levels of the carcinogen acrylamide, warns UN committee, but
confirm that recent studies by food industry...
Strong growth and opportunities for sweetener use in food
formulations is assured with fresh figures from the UK finding
health concerns are driving nearly one in four consumers to use
sugar replacers, reports Lindsey Partos.
The majority of European consumers appreciate the benefits of
eating healthily but remain confused over the terminology used in
nutritional labelling, according to a recent report by the European
Food Information Council (EUFIC),...
Food manufacturers need to consider a risk/benefit analysis of
activities on acrylamide, a harmful chemical recently identified in
carbohydrate-rich foods, conclude stakeholders after a recent
meeting in Brussels,reports Lindsey Partos.
A new refrigeration technology that promises to both halve carbon
emissions and cut energy bills by more than 30 per cent could help
food manufacturers now striving to meet tough regulations on
greenhouse gas reductions and control...
The US Centre for Disease Control has helped to create a climate of
fear by exaggerating America's obesity crisis, claims a consumer
and industry group, as one major cereal producer warns the whole
obesity issue is becoming too...
PepsiCo has become the latest company to bow to pressure on the
food industry from the rising tide of obesity, introducing
voluntary restrictions on its advertising to children, according to
an article in today's London-based...
Missing breakfast has been shown to raise cholesterol levels and
reduce the body's response to insulin in a small study that raises
concern for the increasing numbers of people that skip the first
meal of the day.
Mariann Fischer Boel, the EU's recently appointed agriculture
commissioner, has claimed that sweeping EU agricultural reforms
will provide UK farmers with a "better balance of support",
while forging a more competitive...