Rising food prices, watered-down safety standards, food law dictated by big businesses and a disastrous impact on public health. Professor in food policy Tim Lang looks at the options of a post-Brexit UK but sees little light at the end of the channel tunnel.
Rice, soy, corn, wheat and palm oil are the “new frontier” of climate action, said Oxfam this week, as it published new data detailing the “massive” environmental impact of the world’s major commodities.
Food giant Nestlé has appointed Ulf Mark Schneider as its new CEO, effective from the start of next year.
Guidelines for the control of Salmonella in beef and pork and on hygiene to control foodborne parasites were among the decisions taken during the first day of the Codex Alimentarius Commission meeting.
Mirroring western research, the first major Middle Eastern study investigating the link between diet and mental health finds that healthy eating is associated with a lower risk of anxiety and depression.
About 90% of teenagers drink sports drinks for the 'nice taste' not the intended functional purpose, which is needlessly increasing their risk of obesity and tooth erosion, according to a study from the Cardiff University School of Dentistry.