A report by health select committee MPs has called for bold and urgent action on child obesity, which includes a sugar tax - but industry has slammed the report as displaying a "worrying lack of understanding".
Voluntary measures and government targets are great – but it is legislation that will push European palm oil users to true sustainability. The food sector could learn a lesson or two from biofuel here.
Want to promote products with less meat or meat alternatives? Steer clear of environmental messages and focus on health, say researchers.
The Russian government has imposed sanctions on food imports from Turkey in protest after a Turkish jet shot down a Russian warplane, stepping up the unofficial sanctions of last week.
Italian researchers have developed a functional pasta rich in polyphenols and fortified with probiotic strain Bacillus coagulans.