Today is the first United Nation’s World Food Safety Day. The event aims to raise awareness of food safety issues and increase cooperation between governments, producers and consumers. The theme: “food safety is everyone’s business”.
Researchers at the University of Sydney have discovered that the food additive E171 - commonly known as titanium dioxide and found in over 900 common food products - significantly increases the risk of gut disease and cancer.
Five Scottish cheesemakers say they have succeeded in a crowdfunded campaign against the legality of Food Standards Scotland (FSS) inspection and enforcement guidance for the production of raw milk cheese in Scotland.
Are those carrots truly organic? Does this saffron really originate from Spain? Researchers in Portugal are helping authorities test food authenticity and safety through the use of ‘food fingerprints’.