Almost three quarters of survey respondents believe that food in Germany is safe but more than half are concerned about pesticide residue and microplastics in food and genetically modified foods, according to the Federal Institute for Risk Assessment...
It’s been a busy year in the food science arena, with a whole host of important and controversial findings that would affect the industry. FoodNavigator was there to break you the news … and now we are here to give you the highlights.
Confirming reports from the European Commission yesterday that the
European consumer is sceptical about food-related biotechnologies,
are the findings of a joint UK-US study into GE biscuits.
Researchers found European shoppers to...
We reported yesterday that voters in the US state of Oregon had
voiced a resounding 'no' to Measure 27, an initiative that would
have required labels on food containing genetically engineered
material. Clearly a sensitive...
Genetically modified foods, currently fuelling fiery debates across
the world, could help to make the life of the cook more pleasant.
In a new study from Japan, researchers claim to have identified the
enzyme that releases a tear-duct-tickling...
As environmental ministers from the European Member States decide
on the fate of the proposed new rules for the labelling of
genetically modified foods, there are signs that the tide may be
turning in the US, traditionally far less...
The US government said it has reached a deal with China over
Beijing's rules for the import of genetically modified foods, but
offered few details because it was not yet finalised.The Bush
administration said the temporary agreement...
The latest campaign against genetically modified foods took place
in Canada on Tuesday when consumer groups, scientists and farmers
joined forces to demand the federal government postpone approval of
genetically modified wheat.