It's not just taste and texture perceptions that change for older consumers but their social experience of food too - yet research is lacking and food manufacturers are missing out as a result, say Dutch scientists.
An EU wide report on pesticides in food has found that more than 53% of the samples tested had no measurable trace of pesticide residues, while 1.1% of those tested were found to be above the legal limits for pesticide levels.
The development of a non-bitter varieties of quinoa that can be grown in Europe could mean greater versatility as an ingredient and help ease supply shortages in key growing zones like Bolivia and Peru.
Regulations concerning the jurisdiction over certain food products
that contain meat and poultry are to be re-examined next month to
avoid inconsistencies, said the US Department of Agriculture (USDA)
and the Food and Drug Administration...
Russia's consumer rights authority has released details of new
legislation designed to regulate the market for foods targeted
specifically at children in response to claims by manufacturers
that the lack of government rules was...
A new Russian food standard (GOST) concerning consumer information
on packaged food products is due to come into force on 1 January
2005. Angela Drujinina looks at how the change will effect
consumers and food manufacturers, and its...
Singapore authorities have ordered supermarkets to remove a number
of Japanese food products containing stevioside, a sugar substitute
banned in the city state, industry sources said on Monday, reports
the Japan Times.