food security

29 Sep 2023
--- This week in nutrition news, ADM signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) aimed at advancing carbon-reducing research. PLT Health Solutions received a license to market its respiratory health supplement in Canada.... Read More
29 Sep 2023
--- The European Commission (EC) has proposed the re-approval of glyphosate, an ingredient in common weedkillers. Experts and environmentalists have expressed concern about the impact the continuous use of the chemical is having... Read More
28 Sep 2023
--- Danone is funding projects across the Americas that promote nutrition and sustainable food systems. The five winners – each receiving US$50,000 – include a sustainable farming project in Puerto Rico, a tech... Read More
27 Sep 2023
--- A comprehensive new report endorsed by several esteemed US research institutions has quantified the potential health and economic benefits of Food is Medicine (FIM) – food-based nutrition interventions used in... Read More
26 Sep 2023
--- Alongside the much talked about EU Artificial Intelligence regulations, the bloc has been cultivating its world-leading position in AI-assisted agriculture through its Agrifood Testing and Experimentation Facility (TEF),... Read More
25 Sep 2023
--- In a “first-of-its-kind” public-private partnership in Africa, industry players DSM, Ingredion and Tetra Pak have pooled resources together with the Kenyan government to supply 50,000 malnourished school children... Read More
22 Sep 2023
--- Global dairy nutrition cooperative Fonterra has delivered solid earnings for FY23, making headway across critical strategic initiatives despite a farmgate milk price that has dropped constantly over the season. For the... Read More
22 Sep 2023
--- This week in nutrition news, the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) committed funds to bolster global food security. At the same time, Novo Nordisk and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) extended their... Read More
21 Sep 2023
--- Belgium-based Urban Crop Solutions (UCS) and Germany’s Aixponic have developed a new technology in sustainable agriculture that cultivates saltwater plants through indoor farming technology. The collaboration addresses... Read More
21 Sep 2023
--- Whole-food ingredient proponent Jan Buining, founder of TastyBasics and the Lifestyle Street (Leefstijlstraat), opposes the findings of a recent study by ProVeg about plant-based meat alternatives using the Netherlands... Read More
21 Sep 2023
--- The global trade fair will highlight food innovations and industry’s intrinsic link to the environment and climate through the theme “Sustainable Growth” which will come into sharpened focus in Cologne (Oct... Read More
18 Sep 2023
--- Sorghum bran has higher levels of essential amino acids and minerals needed for human health and development than whole grain or dehulled sorghum flour, find researchers from the University of Johannesburg. The bran also... Read More
15 Sep 2023
--- This week in nutrition news, the National Council on Aging (NCOA) sounded the alarm about rising poverty rates among the US’ aging population. Also, Meals on Wheels America gave grants to several local organizations to... Read More
15 Sep 2023
--- According to the recent Africa Climate Summit, climate change is severely affecting agriculture and food security in Africa, as rising temperatures, altered rainfall patterns and extreme weather events are damaging crops and... Read More
13 Sep 2023
--- Several African leaders recently came together to address climate issues, which strongly affect agriculture and food security. The first Africa Climate Summit culminated in a joint Nairobi declaration outlining their... Read More
12 Sep 2023
--- Food literacy programs can improve diet quality and reduce the risk of developing noncommunicable diet-related diseases in adults, according to a recent study. The quasi-experimental study evaluated the effectiveness of the... Read More
08 Sep 2023
--- This week in nutrition news, Balchem revealed that its iron offering Ferrochel reduced anemia in pregnant women. Also, Japan Bio Science Laboratory (JBSL) highlighted that its nattokinase ingredient significantly improves... Read More
07 Sep 2023
--- ProVeg Netherlands has released its research findings with the Netherlands Nutrition Center (Voedingscentrum) about a broad spectrum of nutritional values in plant-based meat alternatives, including the critical markers salt... Read More
04 Sep 2023
--- German multinational biotechnology and pharmaceutical company Bayer has teamed up with gene-editing company Pairwise to develop a new generation of short-stature corn. The collaboration aims to offer farmers around the world... Read More
01 Sep 2023
--- This week in nutrition news, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) named choline as an important nutrient for intrauterine nutrition. Also, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) revealed that human fortified milk is an... Read More