AC Neilsen's latest market report, which examines the
fastest-growing categories and product areas across 66 key markets
around the world, provides an insight into the future direction of
global food development.
Health Canada this week updated the country's food guide for the
first time in over a decade to provide the "best, most current
information available for eating well and living healthy,"
according to Canada's health...
The past two decades have seen an improvement in the quality of
people's diets designed to prevent heart disease, according to a
new study, which reveals an overall increase in fruit, vegetable
and grain consumption.
Manufacturers of flavor products formulated with significant levels
of meat or poultry ingredients must have these approved by the US
Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service
(USDA/FSIS), the agency said...
Manufacturers of certain uncooked chicken products must revise
their labeling to ensure that consumers understand how these should
be prepared, said the USDA last week in an updated guidance
document to the industry.
The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has launched its consultation
regarding the implementation of EU directives in England on food
additives other than colours and sweeteners and sweeteners for use
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) last week proposed to
expand its list of allowable imports of meat and meat products from
countries considered to present a low risk of introducing BSE into
the United States.
The US market for sandwiches is expected to continue to see strong
growth, as consumers continue to opt for this old favorite that has
now been spiced up with new bread varieties and new flavors,
according to a new report.
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) is set to implement new
rules on the definition of the term 'natural', after receiving a
petition stating that the claim on meat and poultry products is
misleading to consumers.
Selling organic products in different markets is becoming a
mounting challenge for organic producers, as global demand
continues to soar but different national standards impede
international trade, according to a new report.
A new study from Harvard has reported that pre-menopausal women who
eat more that one and a half servings of red per day may double
their risk of hormone receptor-positive breast cancer, compared to
women who eat less than three servings...
An FDA risk assessment that is expected to declare meat and milk
derived from cloned animals safe for the food supply is currently
being reviewed by the government, and is due to be released by the
end of the year.
The US Organic Trade Association today released an ambitious plan
designed to advance the nation's organic agriculture by petitioning
the government to support an increased local, regional and national
supply of organic food...
The US organic market remains on track for strong growth over the
next five years, according to a new report by Mintel, which claims
that the increased availability of organic foods through mainstream
channels is set to change the...
The Food and Drug Administration has approved the use of 'bacteria
eating' viruses as food additives in ready-to-eat meat and poultry
to protect against Listeria, and offer the industry an interesting
The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) has announced that it
is on-course to meet salt reduction recommendations but stressed
that more research and investment is necessary if the ultimate
targets for 2010 are to be achieved.