food security

02 Jun 2023
--- This week in nutrition news, Bayer created a new division to deliver personalized nutrition and health care, while Abbott Nutrition teamed up with Real Madrid’s charity foundation to combat malnutrition in children.... Read More
02 Jun 2023
--- The newly-passed US debt ceiling legislation adds work requirements for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) to people aged 50 to 54 while exempting veterans, homeless people and young adults under 24 that... Read More
01 Jun 2023
--- A £1 million (US$1.24 million) project aiming to reduce the need for soy imports is underway in the UK. The planet-saving peas are hailed as part of a “groundbreaking” breeding initiative geared toward... Read More
31 May 2023
--- The Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) is examining global food insecurity and how to address one of the world’s biggest food challenges – food loss. In its latest whitepaper, Food Science and Technology... Read More
30 May 2023
--- The 76th World Health Assembly – a forum by The World Health Organization (WHO) – has adopted a new resolution to urge member states to address the issue of micronutrient deficiencies, particularly folate, iron,... Read More
29 May 2023
--- Technical fixes to reduce methane emissions from the animal agriculture industry are not long-term solutions to climate change, argues ProVeg International. Instead, the organization flags that reducing animal stocks and... Read More
26 May 2023
--- This week in nutrition news, Bioiberica revealed that it received Novel Food Status for DAOgest. Also, Epax reported it had achieved significant biocircularity for its fisheries in 2022. Meanwhile, Phytéo Laboratoire... Read More
26 May 2023
--- Tetra Pak has joined forces with one of Yemen’s largest private companies Hayel Saeed Anam (HSA) Group, to pilot the provision of fortified flavored milk in school feeding programs, helping respond to under- and... Read More
23 May 2023
--- Professionals, experts and scientists came together earlier this month to discuss the future of the industry at Vitafoods Europe’s “Future of Nutrition Summit” in Geneva, Switzerland. The summit covered... Read More
22 May 2023
--- To increase consumption of climate-resilient African indigenous vegetables with high levels of micro- and macronutrients, a new study suggests that future programming and policies should promote the availability,... Read More
19 May 2023
--- ADM and Air Protein, a pioneer in air-based nutritional protein that requires no agriculture or farmland, are collaborating on R&D to advance new and novel proteins for nutrition. The Strategic Development Agreement will... Read More
19 May 2023
--- This week in nutrition news, the wellness brand, Nature’s Bounty, launched two women’s health products to stop hair loss and help manage weight. Also, Truterra revealed that it sequestered over 462,000 metric... Read More
18 May 2023
--- Just one day before the grain deal was due to expire, a two-month extension has been negotiated, which will allow Ukraine to export millions of tons of grain through the Black Sea despite the ongoing conflict with Russia.
17 May 2023
--- The British Nutrition Foundation (BNF) has joined forces with the charity Magic Breakfast to drive research in child nutrition and investigate whether breakfast clubs – providing children with a meal in a social... Read More
17 May 2023
--- The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) is calling on the Federal Trade Commission to block the merger of the US’ top two grocery chains, Kroger and Albertsons. The nonprofit nutrition and food safety... Read More
16 May 2023
--- Authorities could run out the clock and let the Black Sea Grain Initiative end this Thursday, as Olga Trofimtseva, Ukraine’s foreign ministry ambassador-at-large, said yesterday there are no talks scheduled this week... Read More
15 May 2023
--- The need for sustainable practices, equality in the industry and science and evidence-backed ingredients were revealed to be important industry trends at Vitafoods Europe in Geneva, Switzerland, this year. NutritionInsight... Read More
10 May 2023
--- Food shortages caused by devastating floods and droughts have spurred the development of indoor farming solutions. However, this burgeoning sector is struggling to expand as energy costs decimate profitability margins and... Read More
04 May 2023
--- Corbion has entered the field of human nutrition with algae-based products rich in omega 3 and omega 9, with environmental sustainability at a high focus. The product range is made from different oils, enabling dietary... Read More
28 Apr 2023
--- This week in nutrition news, the Danone Institute of North America revealed it is accepting grant proposals for its Sustainable Food Systems Initiative. Also, the US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) partnered with the... Read More