Canada is the second country in the world to legalise recreational marijuana after Uruguay, where adults can carry and share up to 30 grams of dried cannabis and operate up to four homegrown marijuana plants per household, in most provinces.
A newly launched nonprofit project called FoodPrint.org aims to help consumers make informed purchasing decisions at the grocery store by presenting information on how food items travel through the supply chain in its one-stop-shop website.
Brothers Craig and Greg Sams will take to the stage next week to talk about how they entered the healthy-eating market with their Whole Earth Food Brand in the early 70s, before it became on-trend and how biochar is changing the future of organic farming.
The rise in global trade wars and the recent EU decision to classify new plant breeding techniques (NPBTs) as genetically modified organisms will inevitably impact food safety and quality, experts warn.
From excess water to illegal antibiotics and even the wrong species, fish fraud is rife. EIT winner TellSpec has developed a tool powered by artificial intelligence (AI) that detects fraud in real time and at a low cost.
FreshDetect has developed a hand-held device that accurately measures bacterial contamination in food quickly and inexpensively. According to managing director Oliver Dietrich the innovation “creates a new dimension in food safety”.
Navitas Digital Safety has developed a complete food safety management system to bring paper-based monitoring onto the cloud. Having secured fresh investment to support growth, the company has big plans to digitise food safety.