The EC's proposal for a one-year cut of 2.5 million tonnes (13.6 per cent) in sugar, isoglucose and inulin syrup production has been accepted.
More soft drinks will be tested for cancer-causing chemical benzene in the UK after it was revealed some drinks contain up to eight times the legal limit for drinking water.
Extracts from any type of beer reduced inflammatory markers, say Austrian scientists who performed the in vitro experiments.
Britain's food safety watchdog says initial tests on 230 soft drinks show benzene levels above the UK limit for water, as the industry tells BeverageDaily.com how it controls the issue.
Drinking more than two cups of green tea a day could cut the risk of dementia by half, claims a population-based study of elderly Japanese subjects.
The dust is settling on the WHI trial. First came the news that low-fat diets didn't reduce the risk of breast or colorectal cancer or cardiovascular disease, then came news...
America's soft drinks association said it would have to look again at benzene in drinks, after new tests revealed to BeverageDaily.com suggest it and food safety authorities failed to stamp...
The public's understanding of food risk issues is skewed towards under estimating the danger from common pathogen contamination, according to a research survey.
Declining numbers of graduates entering the food industry is seriously threatening the sectors ability to meet the needs for further growth, warns the IFST.
A new scientific breakthrough could help food makers achieve a much better understanding of taste and how it functions in nutrition.
Consumers all over the world are trading up for their drinks, says SABMiller's chief executive, telling an analyst conference how the beer industry can secure long-term growth.
Setting dosage levels for irradiating bacteria based on lab tests may be incorrect when used on the tougher pathogens found in plant conditions, leading to a food safety issue, according...
The addition of protein to a carbohydrate-containing beverage provides benefits superior to traditional carbohydrate based beverages, claims the Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) on sports nutrition and performance.
Drinking Concord grape juice appears to reverse the course of neuronal and behavioural aging in rats, an effect that is proposed to be due to the complex mix of polyphenols.
Philippe Brunet, the European Commission's deputy head of cabinet, has been unveiled as the keynote speaker at a pivotal conference on the future of vending in Europe.
Drinking five cups of green tea a day can reduce the risk of breast cancer by 22 per cent, claims a meta-analysis of previous studies, the same studies that the...
ViniSud, a showcase of the up-and-coming wines from the Languedoc region of France, begins in Montpellier today, occurring in a region that epitomises the current problems affecting the industry.
The Agriculture & Fisheries Council will formally adopt new sugar reform regulations today after months of fine-tuning the final wording.
Food safety authorities in Britain and Germany are checking soft drinks for benzene after tests suggest a private deal with soft drinks firms in the US, 15 years ago, failed...
Regulators and industry representatives from across the EU yesterday wrapped up a meeting in Rotterdam debating standardised system for food labelling across the bloc.
Militant winemakers attacked train and phone lines in southern France Wednesday as thousands of fellow vintners protested through the streets at the crisis they say is strangling their industry.
US food safety authorities have re-opened an investigation closed 15 years ago into soft drinks contaminated with cancer-causing chemical benzene, following evidence the industry has failed to sort out the...
A smoking ban will be introduced across all pubs, private members' clubs and restaurants in England during 2007, forcing the pub firms to adapt or fall by the wayside.
The science has spoken. Low-fat diets don't work: Forget the carrots and broccoli sprouts, I can now have my cake and eat it, and put extra cream on top.
The global still drinks market has lost its cheap image and is booming because beverage companies are concentrating on the premium end.