All news articles for September 2021

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Nutri-Score does not blight image of olive oil, finds survey

By Flora Southey

Despite criticism from producers that Nutri-Score’s ‘C’ ranking of olive oil penalises the product, fresh research out of Spain suggests the nutrition labelling scheme does not negatively impact consumer perception, nor intention to purchase.

The BfR conducted a nationwide survey to investigate consumer perceptions of food additives. GettyImages/Lukatme

What do consumers think about food additives? Survey

By Flora Southey

Results of a new survey in Germany suggest many consumers are concerned about possible health effects associated with food additives, while at the same time expressing a lack of knowledge about such ingredients.

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CO2 crisis highlighted ‘need for more localised food systems’

By Oliver Morrison

The UK was facing warnings of food shortages, and even the prospect of a cancelled Christmas, after CF Industries, which supplies most of the CO2 used in the county’s food production, stopped work at two of its fertiliser factories because of gas prices.

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