In a breakthrough that could boost food production in many parts of
the world, scientists said on Monday they had inserted a single
gene from a relative of the cabbage into a tomato plant to create
the first crop able to grow in salty...
Further confirmation that European consumers' want detailed food
information and are increasingly prepared to pay for good-quality
produce came last week at the European Commission's Round Table on
food and agriculture.
Cereal maker General Mills Inc. on Monday said that its pending
deal to acquire the Pillsbury food unit of London-based beverage
conglomerate Diageo Plc is not expected to be completed before the
end of September.
Suppliers of instant noodles in Mainland China have recently
re-focused on expanding product ranges, and using new production
technology, as western countries are increasing their imports of
A New Zealand government inquiry which urged the South Pacific
nation not to reject genetically modified (GM) foods was welcomed
by the Australian food industry on Tuesday but slammed by consumer