Educating consumers about the nature of emerging genome editing methodology and appropriate risk communication will be “essential” to developing a public discourse around this new technology, according to German research and scientific advisory body BfR.
Scientists have developed a way of 'teleporting' lemonade by digitally sending the flavour and colour from one internet user to another - and the technology could be used to tackle the double burden of over and under nutrition, they say.
Europe is a diverse cultural, culinary and economic melting pot with very different attitudes to eco-friendly eating – and companies should consider tailoring their plant protein products accordingly, say researchers.
Seed breeding firm Equinom has developed a pea, chickpea and cow pea with 50% more protein than commercially available alternatives, and it's looking for food manufacturers to use the pulse flour and give feedback.
Labelling food as a snack rather than a meal, or packaging it as a snack leads to people eating "significantly more", researchers say, and they are calling on industry to change the way it markets food for the sake of public health.