You may not want to take on the religion too, but following the
fasting regimes laid down by the Greek Orthodox Church could reduce
your chances of suffering from heart disease, claims a recent
article in BMC Public Health.
US Phytodyne and BASF Plant Science - the plant biotechnology
subsidiary of German chemical giant BASF, have signed a long-term
research collaboration focused on the development of a new soybean
transformation system to accelerate...
With coffee prices at a 30-year all time low, the International
Coffee Organisation and World Bank ended their round table last
week with a call to rich countries to share the burden of the
present coffee crisis.
A poor first half performance from the Iceland fascia pushed down
sales and profits at the Big Food Group in 2002. But it also masked
the improvements made in the second half of the year which gave the
company a solid base on which...
The number of complaints about food and drink adverts in the UK
rocketed by 175 per cent last year, with just two companies alone
accounting for 568 of the 1,222 complaints, according to the
Advertising Standards Authority.
Health, a driving force behind food innovation in general, is
nowhere more evident than in the yoghurt segment of the market. For
dairy food manufacturers looking to keep ahead of the game the
choice of ingredients is a crucial piece...
In response to growing concerns from the consumer about food
intolerance, the food industry and food safety agencies in Europe
are continuing in their quest to allay fears. The recent move by
the UK's Food Standards Agency (FSA)...
Ingredients and labelling thereof hit the news again this week
following revelations in the UK that chicken has been bulked up
with water and hydrolysed beef and pork proteins - without the