An FAO agricultural census covering 2006 to 2015 could help to eradicate extreme poverty and hunger.
Plant chemicals in olive oil, rather than the fatty acids, may be responsible for the good heart health widely observed in Mediterranean populations, say Spanish researchers.
As Europe prepares for tougher rules on allergen labeling, a new study has found that allergies to almonds, pecans, cashews and other tree nuts may not be lifelong.
The Vegetarian Society in the UK has publicly requested that Cadbury Trebor Bassett's reformulate it Jelly Babies product to use vegetarian, rather than animal-derived gelatine.
The European Commission is belatedly investigating reports that French beef containing E Coli has been exported across the EU, while half of the 43 tonnes of infected meat still circulates.
China has banned imports of poultry products from 14 countries as one of a raft of new measures to help prevent the spread of bird flu.
The higher cost of bringing alcohol into the UK is still making the country an attractive den for fraudsters as the industry and government prepare to up their battle against...
Eat'n Park Hospitality Group's company-wide shift to trans fat-free cooking oil reflects growing unease within the food service sector that it could be the next target of the health crusaders.
China is reassuring global markets that it can bring bird flu under control, after reporting three separate outbreaks in a week.
Food producers are flogging the term 'premium' for all it's worth, threatening to flood a market that relies on exclusivity for its success with well-packaged tat.
Arsenic in bottled water and the seizure of fake vodka from an illegal distillery have put fraud back on the menu in the UK, as two alcoholic drinks associations pledge...
The Californian attorney who sued both Kraft and McDonald's over trans-fats tells FoodNavigator-USA.com how he forced the issue onto the front pages, and what his next plan of action is....
As countdown to new rules on allergen labelling begins, UK food laboratories gear up for growth in testing procedures.
Cheeseburgers are good for the gut, say scientists this week, in sharp contrast to widespread belief that high fat foods can clog up the arteries.
Cargill intends to ramp up production of Vistive, a low-linolenic soybean-based oil, following growing interest in the food industry over trans-fat reduced products.
New research supports previous findings that suggest a diet high in red meat could be a risk factor for cancer.
If education is meant to deliver knowledge and wise choices, why are we doing so little to educate our children about food?
Environmental organizations claim that new food tolerances for the fluoride-based pesticide sulfuryl fluoride could be potentially damaging to public health.
There is nothing so redolent of a corporate mid-life crisis as the strategic equivalent of a new car, new girl and new image, set firmly on the shoulders of the...
The UK's Food Standards Agency has widened the investigation into the outbreak of E. coli food poisoning illness in Wales as parents start calling for a public inquiry.
A study analyzing food allergies and intolerance in the United States suggests that the "free-from" market has far from peaked.
Food makers on the alert for contamination risks after leading UK industrial bakery reports fragments of glass and needles in sliced bread products.
Consumers are at risk of being poisoned by a potentially lethal toxin found in contaminated shellfish, according to a new US study.
South Korea officials are planning to step up inspections of imported Chinese freshwater fish after finding cancer-causing chemicals in some fish sent from the country.
Number two UK supermarket Asda becomes the latest food player to slice salt from foods, announcing plans to cut the salt from its entire range of tinned vegetables.