The UK's fears about GM foods, and the insistence of the government
that GM trials should continue - highlighted by the publication of
the Consumers' Association report which we also report on today -
are shared by the Swiss...
Britain's consumers believe that the only ones to benefit from
genetic modification of food will be the companies which have
developed the GM technology - feelings which the Consumers'
Association says the government would...
Representatives of the Indian seafood industry have said that in
the light of the ban on five major Indian seafood units in the
European Union, seafood exporters in the country are likely to
focus their trade on the US market rather...
In answer to European consumers' increasing worries about food
safety, suppliers in Asia are likely to face stricter conditions
next year, both at government and private sector levels, according
to a report in the Bangkok Post.
The IADSA Asian conference on food supplement regulations held in
Bangkok, Thailand last week produced a clear recognition of the
need for a common approach to regulations in the region and a
demand for increased collaboration and...
American scientists may well warn about the risks to human health
of reducing the levels of antibiotics in the food chain, but there
is still considerable opposition in Europe, as the UK's Soil
Association has shown this week.
Further evidence presented at the ICAAC meeting in California this
week shows that increasing public pressure - and better animal
husbandry - has led to a reduction in the use of antibiotics in
animals in the US. But is this necessarily...
New research from Procter & Gamble suggests that there may be
more appropriate methods of preventing the formation of
cancer-causing chemical acrylamide than simply cooking food at
lower temperatures - but also that the compound...
Last week FoodProductionDaily.com reported about some
interesting research work into packaging design at the Delft
University of Technology in the Netherlands. Roland ten
Klooster believes he has come up with solutions to make food...
Proposed new legislation which would tighten the rules governing
the labelling of foodstuffs in a bid to reduce the risk of
consumers suffering from allergic reactions to certain ingredients
has passed the latest stage of its journey...
News in Germany earlier this year that tainted organic wheat had
been fed to poultry at organic farms caused an immediate fall in
consumer demand for organic foods, with the organic meat sector
being particularly badly hit. The industry...