The meat and dairy industries generate more greenhouse gases than other foods – but it doesn’t have to be so. “A low-carbon livestock sector is possible to achieve," FAO director general Graziano da Silva said.
Cancer survivors tend to consume more dietary supplements than cancer-free individuals, but more studies are needed to determine how beneficial they are to their long-term health, according to Korean researchers.
Nespresso, Unilever, Danone and Avril are among the companies that have pledged to advertise responsibly with fewer stereotypes, signing a 15-point voluntary chart launched by the Union of Advertisers (UDA).
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) cannot give food additive silicon dioxide the safety all clear because it may contain nano-sized particles, and has urged the Commission to change the specifications.
Demand for free-from foods has jumped in Europe as consumers buy into the concept as part of a broader understanding of what constitutes a “healthy lifestyle”. FoodNavigator examines the categories that will be the biggest winners.