It may seem like a simple equation, but scientists at Southampton
University in the UK have categorically shown it to be true. The
opening of a major new food retail outlet in an area with
previously poor access to food shops can...
British consumers are increasingly concerned about food safety, but
the government's efforts to get the message across are falling
largely on deaf ears. Instead, food manufacturers and,
increasingly, retailers are being called...
Claims that the US Food & Drug Administration was unduly
influenced by the US food industry when drawing up its guidelines
on fish consumption and mercury have been refuted by the National
Food Processors Association (NFPA).
A range of dietary supplements sold in the UK have been irradiated
in breach of food regulations, found a survey by the UK Food
Standards Agency. As a consequence companies with affected products
have been told to remove them from...
Lifeway Foods, the US functional foods maker, has announced a boost
in net income of 36 per cent for the first quarter ended 31 March
2002 to $447,558 or $.10 per share versus a net income of $328,713
or $.08 in 2001.
Partnerships between major food groups and innovative nutritional
research companies are likely to increase in the future as
traditional manufacturers try to cash in on the growing health
trend, according to Scott Van Winkle, an analyst...
Forbes Medi-Tech remains bullish about its prospects for the future
despite the failure of the Novartis-Quaker Oats joint venture which
was meant to promote a range of foods containing Reducol, the
cholesterol-cutting ingredient developed...
The war against terrorism in the US has opened up a new front - the
food industry. The US Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has made
protecting the food supply from potential terrorist action one of
its priorities for 2002.
The controversy surrounding food irradiation continues this week in
the US with a declaration from the Centre for Food Safety that the
U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has ignored growing
High quality, safe, wholesome food at affordable prices are the
aims of UK food manufacturers, the UK Food and Drink Federation
(FDF) stated this week when giving evidence to the independent
Policy Commission on Farming and Food.
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently issued the first
public notice of a Class 1 recall stating that ConAgra Dairy Foods
is to recall less than 3,000 pounds of Fleischmann's Unsalted Stick
Margarine because the...
Food allergy and genetically modified (GM) crops experts as well as
other scientists, physicians, and government regulators will meet
at a later date for a workshop, "Assessment of the Allergenic
Potential of Genetically Modified...
Consumer and interest groups criticised the Thai Food and Drug
Administration's draft regulations on the labelling of food
products containing genetically modified organisms for benefiting
manufacturers over consumers.