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BfR has stressed the African Swine Fever virus cannot be transferred to humans. Pic: GettyImages/Teamjackson

Can eating pork from ASF-infected pigs make you sick?

By Flora Southey

How is African Swine Fever transmitted? And can eating foods from infected animals make you sick? BfR has answered a selection of FAQs following the first confirmed case of African Swine Fever in Germany.

Scottish wholesalers are concerned about Brexit impact

Scots meat exports face ‘substantial market turbulence’

By Michelle Perrett

Scotland’s meat wholesalers have written to secretary of state for Scotland Alister Jack, warning that the red meat sector is heading for ‘substantial market turbulence’ during the UK’s exit from the EU.

Climate change will have a negative impact on food safety and we are unprepared, FAO warns / pic: iStock/f9photos

Climate change is making our food less safe: FAO

By Katy Askew

Climate change is putting food safety at risk and action is needed to prepare the food system for the challenges ahead, according to the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO). FoodNavigator speaks to the FAO’s Vittorio Fattori, Food Safety and...

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Gen Z not ready to eat lab-grown meat: study

By Oliver Morrison

Australian research claims consumers aged between 18 and 25 view cultured meat “with disgust”, despite concerns about the environment and animal welfare being rife within the cohort.

Aliplast can take care of the whole waste material processing cycle from collection of the disposed product at the customer company center to the delivery of regenerated material. Pic: Aliplast

Closed-loop: Aliplast system for reuse of plastic packaging

By Jim Cornall

A ‘closed-loop’ circular system that allows for the introduction of plastic materials in the recycling cycle, reducing costs and impact on the environment, has been developed by Italy's Aliplast, a Gruppo Hera company and European producer of flexible...

If consumer interest in healthy eating is waning, innovation and reformulation are the solution / Pic: GettyImages

Healthy eating takes lockdown hit: IGD

By Katy Askew

People feel that their diets have got worse during the coronavirus lockdown. And, while more people say health is an important purchase motivator, fewer consumers are going to make healthy changes to their diets, according to IGD data.

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