All news articles for December 2017

New Carbon Fund launched to help vulnerable populations ©iStock

Danone, Firmenich invest in carbon impact fund

By Katy Askew

Danone and Firmenich, alongside six other partners, are investing in a second Livelihoods Carbon Fund that aims to raise €100m by the end of 2018 to accelerate their actions on climate change.

© GettyImages/NSphotostudio

Cost of Christmas dinner down 3% in UK

By Niamh Michail

Christmas dinner with all the trimmings will cost Brits 3% less this year as cheaper vegetables and salmon offset a 12% year-on-year rise in turkey, according to Mintec.

Picture: FSNS Atlanta lab

News in Brief

FSNS moves to new food testing lab

By Staff Reporter

Food Safety Net Services (FSNS) has moved into a newly renovated building in the Southeast US.

Picture: iStock

Food Safety Recall round-up 1-7 December 2017

Recalls: Salmonella, aflatoxin and undeclared allergens

By Joseph James Whitworth

Recalls and alerts were made by UK, US, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, Belgium, France, Netherlands, Sweden, Czech Republic, Greece, Luxembourg, Germany and Austria.

Norway's vegetable consumption is increasing ©letterberry/iStock

Norwegians eating more veg, less sugar

By Katy Askew

Norwegians are eating more vegetables and less sugar – but the balance of meat and fish consumption remains a “challenge” – according to new research published today (6 December).

Nestlé looks beyond its own factories in support of a circular economy ©Droits d'auteur/iStock

Nestlé calls for partnerships on circular economy

By Katy Askew

Swiss food giant Nestlé is calling for a more collaborative approach between the public and private sectors to develop a circular economy as it works to meet its 2030 environmental impact targets.


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