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.
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?
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.
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.