Cover story
Brigitte Alarcon, Sustainable Diets Business and Policy Officer of WWF-UK, describes WWF’s work to encourage the adoption of sustainable diets to help maintain a healthy planet. She outlines the findings of the EU LiveWell for LIFE project, in which WWF-UK was the co-ordinating partner.
News
FSA seeks views on its approach to innovation

The FSA is developing a plan which will set out how the legislation and enforcement frameworks it is responsible for could adapt to emerging technologies and disruptive business models and how it can make better use of technology.

First food science courses accredited by IFST

Courses at nine UK universities have been accredited under IFST’s new course accreditation scheme.

FoodStart

IFST’s new FoodStart placements website is now live for both employers and students.

Features

An integrated sensor platform for food reassurance

Malcolm J W Povey, Ian Blakemore, Raied Al-Lashi, Christian Tiede, Xiaobo Zou, Xiaowei Huang, Jiyong Shi and Peter Yuen describe a collaboration between Jiangsu and Leeds Universities, which aims to bring together leading edge technologies in supply chain management and monitoring from farm to fork to develop an economical, robust and versatile integrated sensor platform for food reassurance.

Sustainable diets for a healthy planet

Brigitte Alarcon, Sustainable Diets Business and Policy Officer of WWF-UK, describes WWF’s work to encourage the adoption of sustainable diets to help maintain a healthy planet. She outlines the findings of the EU LiveWell for LIFE project, in which WWF-UK was the co-ordinating partner.

The Cool Farm Tool

Jon Hillier and Pete Smith from the University of Aberdeen describe the Cool Farm Tool: a greenhouse gas calculator that is free for growers to help them measure the carbon footprint of crops and livestock and to drive sustainability in supply chains.  



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