Biotech startup LexaGene is setting the bar high for the food pathogen testing industry by launching a genetic testing technology which can detect a broad spectrum of pathogens in less time and at low cost.
As high profile media coverage looks at the misguided, and as witnessed, dangerous consequences of unclear allergen information, we spoke to global intelligence agency, Mintel, about how big the problem of allergen labelling is.
Today’s increasingly complex, fragmented and global food supply chains have led to a steep increase in food fraud, according to Bühler and the only way to tackle it is enhanced transparency across the entire value chain and emerging digital technology.
The Fraunhofer Institute for Process Engineering and Packaging IVV has launched two research projects focused on lowering the level of saturated fatty acids in foods by 30% without using chemical additives and replacing palm oil with healthier alternatives.
Tighter regulations are required to stop manufacturers claiming products are ‘multigrain’ if “hardly any grains” other than the main wheat component are present in the finished product, says consumer watchdog Foodwatch.
Industry organisations representing the UK food chain have called on the government to halt “non-Brexit related policy consultations or initiatives”, insisting that they are overwhelmed with the need to prepare for the possibility of a no-deal withdrawal.
New research reveals just 1% of UK venture capitalist funding goes to female-founded start-ups. FoodNavigator looks at the progress made – and challenges remaining – to achieving gender parity in the food sector.
The baby food brand says it will make 100% of its packaging widely recyclable by 2024 and completely eliminate palm oil from its products by 2021. FoodNavigator spoke to Ella’s Kitchen about its future plans in sustainability, B Corp initiatives, and...