Europe’s food safety regulator has confirmed that bee populations are put at risk by the use of neonicotinoid pesticides. However, industry groups argue that this is just one part of a more complicated picture.
The House of Lords EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee will continue its inquiry into food prices and availability post Brexit as the group explore the risks and benefits of importing more food from non-EU countries.
Bacterial resistance to antimicrobials in humans, animals and food is one of the “biggest threats” to public health that requires a joined-up approach from European Union Member States, according to a report out today (27 February).
In the future, we won’t cook with fruit, vegetables or meat. We will cook ‘note by note’ with the pure compounds responsible for taste and smell – and industry better start preparing, says molecular gastronomy inventor, Hervé This.
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.
The UK government has once again insisted that a possible free trade agreement with the US would not water down food regulations in the country, this time in relation to concerns over the dairy sector.
Products made from insect protein have been hailed as both sustainable and healthy. For this reason, direct sales to health conscious gym bunnies are a “huge opportunity”, according to the founder of high-growth insect processor Eat Grub.