A food industry initiative launched this year is promoting one
standard, easily recognisable symbol to aid identification of
healthy foods across the world and encourage manufacturers to
reformulate products along healthier lines.
It would be a mistake for governments and industry to misinterpret
the recent progress in food allergen labeling as a final solution:
there is much that yet remains to be done, for the well-being of
both consumers and manufacturers.
As a youngster I was brought up on a healthy diet of tuna fish
sandwiches and Disney - making my new year's resolution for 2007
the toughest yet. That's right, I'm giving up tuna and who knows,
Last week's comment on the food industry's role in the rising
obesity epidemic has generated a flood of responses from readers
agreeing with or disputing our position that the industry deserves
a break. Some of the comments...
From gleaming stainless steel valves to industrial scale kettles,
the guts of Winn-Dixie's failed food business are displayed on the
Internet as equipment from two of the company's plants are put up
Food makers and ingredients firms will benefit from a new European
platform that will prioritise research and development initiatives
to keep the €800 billion food and drink industry
competitive,reports Lindsey Partos.
New voluntary labelling initiatives, a tighter advertising code and
increased investment in innovation could be on the way for food
manufacturers as the European Commission, along with a dozen
stakeholders, launches a platform to...
Innovations from some of Russia's leading agricultural and food
processing machinery suppliers were recognised at the AgroProdMash
2004 exhibition which took place in Moscow recently, underlining
Russia's commitment to improving...
Changes to laws governing waste, energy consumption and emissions
are forcing plants to alter their methods of operation. Anthony
Fletcher spoke to the UK Environment Agency's head of waste
management to find out what plant managers...
In the same week that the US food watchdog releases new findings on
the presence of acrylamide, the probable human carcinogen, in
processed food products, the American Chemical society will
dedicate an entire symposium to this sensitive...
The EU could be about to consider legislation that would make the
down-chilling of some ambient food products during transportation
compulsory. Such a move would be eagerly supported by gas and
equipment suppliers, who believe that...
This year's Foodex Meatex exhibition - which the organisers believe
could be the most successful yet - promises to showcase the latest
innovations in meat processing. A quick look at a couple of planned
product launches suggests...