The UK government has once again insisted that a possible free trade agreement with the US would not water down food regulations in the country, this time in relation to concerns over the dairy sector.
Products made from insect protein have been hailed as both sustainable and healthy. For this reason, direct sales to health conscious gym bunnies are a “huge opportunity”, according to the founder of high-growth insect processor Eat Grub.
Seventy per cent of millennials are set to be overweight or obese between the ages of 35-44, according to a UK charity, increasing their risk for weight-related conditions such as diabetes and cardiovascular complaints.
Proponents of blockchain say it can make our food system more sustainable from farm to fork. But when Bitcoin alone is said to use more energy than Ireland annually, is there a fundamental chink in its armour?
A “mistrust” of scientific advancement is “holding back” science-based innovation in the European food sector, European health and food safety commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis warned yesterday (23 February).
Children’s snacking choices – whether they prefer sweet, fatty or bitter flavours – could be genetically pre-programmed and understanding this could help people make healthier choices, new research suggests.