food security

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29 Feb 2024
--- Consumers across Great Britain will continue to have access to F&B products enriched with food-grade edible insects — namely, Acheta domesticus (house cricket), Tenebrio molitor (mealworm) and Gryllodes sigillatus... Read More
28 Feb 2024
--- In the context of the continued growth of global food insecurity and the bleak chance of reaching the UN SDG objective of zero hunger by 2030, this new research paper explores how international law shapes international food... Read More
28 Feb 2024
--- Serge Hercberg, professor of nutrition at the faculty of medicine at Sorbonne Paris North University, France, whose work forms the basis of the Nutri-Score, speaks to Nutrition Insight about our recent interview with Stephan... Read More
28 Feb 2024
--- Health and naturalness continue to drive innovation across F&B, as the COVID-19 pandemic fueled the perception and relevance of healthy eating habits. That is according to Leif Jago, global marketing manager for F&B,... Read More
27 Feb 2024
--- Ocean conservationists and environmentalists are currently negotiating with the UK satellite company Iridium to stop providing real-time tracking through its short-burst data services to the tuna fishing industry in the... Read More
26 Feb 2024
--- The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released industry guidance for foods derived from plants produced using genome editing, describing how companies may voluntarily work with the FDA prior to marketing such foods.
26 Feb 2024
--- The National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) of Australia has moved to include sustainability messaging in its national dietary guidelines in a milestone effort that will align it with the approach of nations... Read More
21 Feb 2024
--- The European Parliament (EP) has voted to approve an EU new genomic technologies (NGTs) regulation framework that sets them apart from genetically modified organisms (GMOs), which are much more strictly regulated within the... Read More
20 Feb 2024
--- The multinational dairy cooperative FrieslandCampina, based in Amersfoort, the Netherlands, had a difficult 2023, with revenues declining to €13 billion (US$14 billion), a 7% fall from 2022. The company states this is... Read More
19 Feb 2024
--- Leaders of African Union (AU) member states and representatives of the African Leaders for Nutrition initiative convened last Friday at a round table in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to discuss the need for additional financing and... Read More
16 Feb 2024
--- Implicit changes in the marketing and sales of food nudging the general public to make healthier dietary choices are effective, a new study by the Universities of Göttingen and Bonn, Germany, suggests. However, the... Read More
14 Feb 2024
--- A new comprehensive review of studies examining the Nutri-Score front-of-pack nutritional ranking system points out that many of the studies drawing positive conclusions about the system were conducted by its developers or... Read More
12 Feb 2024
--- Hologram Sciences will integrate its Nutrition Multimodal Language Model (NuMLM) in healthcare settings to provide accurate, real-time nutritional monitoring at scale. The company is preparing for the first clinical... Read More
12 Feb 2024
--- World Pulses Day marks a global celebration of the importance of pulses in nutrition, sustainability, and food security. This year, under the theme “Nourishing Soils and People,” the annual event is highlighting... Read More
09 Feb 2024
--- Bioriginal Food & Science, Canada, a subsidiary of Cooke, acquired POS (Proteins, Oils and Starches) Biosciences, US from Canopy Growth. Bioriginal will become POS’s largest vendor and gain access to its oil... Read More
08 Feb 2024
--- A new online portal by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) — part of the FAOSTAT website — features harmonized food and nutrient statistics on the availability, consumption and dietary intake of food,... Read More
08 Feb 2024
--- Amsterdam, the Netherlands, has become the first EU capital to endorse the call for a Plant Based Treaty to address food system impacts on the climate crisis, aiming to make the city a vegan capital. Implementing its... Read More
06 Feb 2024
--- A recent pilot study addresses the rise of diet-related diseases among residents in communities vulnerable to low nutrition security. The results suggest that a combination of nutritious no-prep meals and meal kits provides... Read More
05 Feb 2024
--- The WHO International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) predicts over 35 million new cancer cases globally by 2050, an increase of 77% from its 2022 estimate of 20 million cases. Key drivers of this growth include the use... Read More
05 Feb 2024
--- A fungal blast disease could reduce global wheat production by 13% before 2050, equating to 60 million tons lost annually, according to a new study. The fungus Magnaporthe oryzae is thriving under conditions created by... Read More
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