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French supermarkets commit to voluntary food waste package

France’s major retailers, including Carrefour, Aldi and Lidl, have signed a voluntary contract to replace the food waste law – but a British industry group has called it a distraction from the real issue, saying similar measures are not needed in the UK.

Greece and Latvia opt out of Monsanto MON810 re-authorisation application

Biotech giant Monsanto has said it will abide by requests from Latvia and Greece to be excluded from its application for re-authorisation of its MON180 maize in the European Union, but accused the countries of ignoring science.

Focus on fat not sugar reduction to keep consumers: Study

Companies who reformulate to reduce sugar may risk losing more consumers than with reduced fat, find researchers.

Maternal diet linked to risk of heart abnormalities at birth

A relatively healthy diet before pregnancy is linked to a lower rate of certain heart abnormalities in babies at birth, according to new research.

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