Testimony to the increasing use of GMO detection equipment, four
laboratories across the world have licensed Genetic ID's
proprietary technology to detect genetically modified organisms
(GMOs) in agricultural and food products,...
Nutritional ingredients business Cognis continues to concentrate on
core activities with the announcement this week that it has sold
its Fragrances & Specialties business (Cognis F&S) to
Japanese speciality chemicals business...
Food and drink products have often been at the heart of trade
disputes between countries, but in recent years they have become
not the reason for these disputes but rather weapons wielded by
politicians. The US call for a boycott...
The Supermarket Code of Practice, introduced a year ago to protect
suppliers from 'unfair practices' by the major UK supermarekt
groups, has had little or no effect, claims Friends of the Earth.
More than half of the UK's...
Not for the first time, research reveals that Scotland must
urgently tackle the national diet as figures show Scots continuing
to die earlier and suffer higher levels of serious disease than
most of their European counterparts.
Confirming reports from the European Commission yesterday that the
European consumer is sceptical about food-related biotechnologies,
are the findings of a joint UK-US study into GE biscuits.
Researchers found European shoppers to...
The European Commission's Scientific Steering Committee last week
adopted no less than 15 opinions and reports - covering a broad
range of multidisciplinary areas such as Transmissible Spongiform
Encephalopathies (TSEs) and genetically...
The new merger between Haarmann & Reimer and Dragoco, to be
known as 'Symrise', is thought to be capable of sales of €1,245
million. How does Danisco flavours, aiming to become the world's
number five, plan to compete?
How many compounds in foods could help reduce the risk of insulin
resistance? Scientists are currently working on this question in a
bid to pinpoint which food components could protect human beings
from becoming insulin-resistant.