All news articles for February 15, 2018

Fruit and vegetables are now the largest organic category in Denmark - but consumers continue to diversify

Danes set ‘record’ for organic consumption

By Katy Askew

The organic sector accounts for almost 10% of Danish food sales and, with opportunity fuelling innovation, Denmark’s organic food makers believe they are uniquely poised for global success.

Irish Farmers’ Association warns of Brexit impact

Irish Farmers’ Association warns of Brexit impact

By Aidan Fortune

The Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) has warned the findings of a report published by Business, Enterprise and Innovation Minister Heather Humphreys, examining the impact of Brexit on Ireland’s trade and economy, are “very stark” for farming and food...

A trolley full of ultra-processed food. © GettyImages/JackF

Ultra-processed food may be linked to cancer: BMJ study

By Niamh Michail

There may be a causal link between eating highly processed food and cancer risk, and four reasons why this could be, according to the authors of a 105,000-strong French study published in the British Medical Journal.

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Food Safety Recall round-up 9-15 February 2018

Recalls: Hydrogen cyanide, gluten and foreign bodies

By Joseph James Whitworth

Recalls and alerts were made by England, Ireland, US, Canada, Australia, Croatia, Denmark, Finland, France, Netherlands, Belgium, Italy, Austria and Germany.

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