Scientific research and innovation must underpin efforts in tackling issues such as food safety and waste that blight nutritional and agricultural ecosystems, according to a European science consortium.
Financial backers are increasingly concerned with food firms' sustainable activity, with Chr. Hansen saying investor interest was a key driver for its decision to assess all its products against the UN Global Goals for Sustainable Development.
Birch water start-up TAPPED is expanding its business in the UK with the support of PepsiCo’s innovation programme, the Nutrition Greenhouse. TAPPED founder Paul Lederer speaks to us about how he plans to drive the company – and category – forward.
Educating consumers about the nature of emerging genome editing methodology and appropriate risk communication will be “essential” to developing a public discourse around this new technology, according to German research and scientific advisory body BfR.
Europe is stretching its lead in the fight against antibiotic resistance as US regulators remain skeptical of tougher restrictions and multinational companies are accused of employing a “double standard” when it comes to emerging markets.