Growing interest in sustainability has resulted in a proliferation of on-pack ethical claims from food makers. But how do we know what claims are true? The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) believes it has developed an answer.
Researchers have developed a comprehensive index that measures the degree of naturalness in foods. The integrative tool could “significantly improve transparency, simplicity, and trust in the food marketplace,” Hero Group’s Luis Manuel Sánchez-Siles tells...
The European Union (EU)’s recent demands that Australia remove food product names it claims are protected under the Geographical Indication (GI) scheme, such as feta or gruyere cheese, has angered the country’s F&B industry, but the government insists...
French start-up Siga has developed a label that ranks food according to its degree of processing. The system aims to help consumers select the ‘most natural and healthy’ products on the shelf, CEO Aris Christodoulou tells FoodNavigator.
Baby foods often contain inappropriately high levels of sugar and are being incorrectly marketed as suitable for infants under the age of six months, according to the WHO Regional Office for Europe (WHO/Europe).
Food brands are profiting from ‘free-from’ fake news, claims an Italian consumer rights organisation, after its study found ‘palm oil free’ products were higher in saturates and less sustainable than their palm oil counterparts.
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) publishes pesticide residue looking at 12 food products across the bloc, Nestlé adopts Nutri-Score labels, and a comparison study identifies similarly branded food products with differing compositions.