All news articles for July 26, 2016

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Can health pros be trusted with nutritional information?

By Bert Schwitters

If you can't trust 'health professionals' to sift nutrition data, who can you trust? argues EU food law critic Bert Schwitters after a recent ECJ ruling that potentially shifts the meaning of commercial and non-commercial nutritional communication.

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A history of food, art, Instagram - and unintended consequences

By Niamh Michail

Terms like ‘foodstagramming’ ‘digital grazing’ and ‘food porn’ may have entered our lexicon recently but the phenomenon is far from new, say researchers - but could the sheer saturation of picture perfect food today be sparking unintended consequences?

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IFT: Surface coatings and intelligent packaging

By staff reporter

Ensuring production facility surfaces remain free of contamination thanks to coatings and growth of intelligent packaging were the subject of two talks at the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) conference.

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FSA consults on egg safety advice change

By Joseph James Whitworth

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has launched a consultation reviewing advice to consumers on eating lightly cooked or raw eggs.

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IFT 2016 part two: Ingredients and trends to watch

By Elaine Watson

In part two of our IFT 2016 highlights gallery, we explore trends from the showfloor and the education sessions, spanning sprouted grains, stevia blends and natural antioxidants, colors and flavors, to novel sources of protein.

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