The European Court of Auditors (ECA) is to carry out an audit of organic food in the EU in response to growing retail sales within the sector that leaves the industry open to fraudulent organic claims.
Seventy per cent of millennials are set to be overweight or obese between the ages of 35-44, according to a UK charity, increasing their risk for weight-related conditions such as diabetes and cardiovascular complaints.
Proponents of blockchain say it can make our food system more sustainable from farm to fork. But when Bitcoin alone is said to use more energy than Ireland annually, is there a fundamental chink in its armour?
A “mistrust” of scientific advancement is “holding back” science-based innovation in the European food sector, European health and food safety commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis warned yesterday (23 February).
Children’s snacking choices – whether they prefer sweet, fatty or bitter flavours – could be genetically pre-programmed and understanding this could help people make healthier choices, new research suggests.
Increasing numbers of Europeans are adopting vegan and vegetarian diets. As power continues to shift from big brands to shoppers, food makers and retailers are stepping-up their response to this long-term trend and building excitement in the European...