A trade deal with the US will give “the majority of the UK public food they don’t want” as well as open “a very new can of worms” in terms of food fraud, according to Chris Elliott, professor of food safety and founder of the Institute for Global Food Security at Queen’s University Belfast.
Romania and Hungary's laws on promoting domestic food over imports are in breach of EU law, according to the Commission which has launched infringement proceedings against both countries.
Voluntary sustainability standards covering everything from palm oil to fish and tea to sugar will play a significant role in helping food businesses meet the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), according to a new analysis by WWF and ISEAL published this week.
As EU politicians prepare to vote on the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) with Canada this week, the Commission has launched an interactive guide to show Europeans how it would boost trade and jobs without compromising food safety and quality.
Most Hungarians never buy fish, adventurous Italians are most willing to try new species, Greeks wants more on-pack origin information and one third of Europeans have no preference for wild or farmed fish, according to a survey by Eurobarometer.
Consumers should look closely at "hidden" salt levels in processed food and choose nearly identical products that are healthier, says French consumer group QueChoisir after comparing 132 foods for salt content.
As the UK government's white paper on Brexit calls for "frictionless trade", the National Farmers' Union has spoken out in favour of a level playing field with new trade partners, such as the US - could this trigger a race to the bottom for food safety and quality?
Consumers are guaranteed a reasonable level of assurance regarding the quality of protected origin products, such as Parmesan cheese, according to a recent report by the European Commission.
Indukern is intent on expanding in 2017 with ingredient launches from its recent research and development (R&D) laboratory in Barcelona and the latest acquisition of Mexican firm Cytecsa.
UK supermarket Sainsbury's will take part in a multi-million euro research project to promote sustainable foods such as vegetarian food, triggering accusations of "an anti-meat agenda" from British farmers.
French food agency ANSES has updated its nutrition guidelines, cutting the recommended intake for meat and encouraging more pulses and less sugar. But how does it compare to other national dietary advice?
A food model that factors in caloric load, nutrient breakdown and even how food is perceived may help those who accumulate fat and are at a higher risk for cardiovascular disease and diabetes.
European retailers have welcomed a draft EU report on food waste, reiterating its calls for for "smart legislation" that incentivises action to prevent food waste in the supply chain.
The Netherlands has global ambitions to make food safe, healthy and sustainable - and this is how it should be done, accoridng to the country's National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM) in a report published yesterday.
As Switzerland prepares to legalise three insect species for food, we talk to one Finnish researcher on the best ways to process mealworms and crickets to get the optimal flavour and texture profile.
Since 1926, Berlin's Green Week has brought together farmers, food manufacturers and agriculture ministers to showcase the best in international food and drink and discuss the future of the food industry. We've cherry-picked the best of the social media conversation if you can't be there.
Russia's ban of food imports from Europe has been in place since 2014 but Donald Trump's election to the White House could mean an end is in sight. We take a look at what the embargo has meant for Russian food manufacturers, foreign firms with operations there and ordinary consumers.
Swiss flavour giant Givaudan has acquired Activ International, a deal which it says will help widen its portfolio of natural meat, seafood and vegetable flavours.
Move over crickets and mealworms - Israeli start-up Flying Spark is farming and processing fruit fly powders and oils that are cheaper than other insect ingredients but with a similar nutritional and taste profile.
The consumption of red meat might be a dietary risk factor in the onset and progression of a common inflammatory bowel condition, according to Harvard researchers.
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