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Dramatic change in way ancient diets are calculated

Science Daily - Wed, 27/06/2018 - 21:03
Knowing what extinct animals ate has long been determined by analyzing carbon isotopes locked inside fossil teeth. For two decades, a key isotope value in these equations has been assumed to be the same for all plant-eating mammals, but new research contradicts that assumption, revealing that the value changes with body size.

Row over organic standards after glyphosate found in Tesco, Waitrose organic products

Food Navigator - Wed, 27/06/2018 - 16:06
Campaign group the Organics Council has flagged the âpotentially widespread contaminationâ of glyphosate in organic grain and cereal products but UK certification body the Soil Association played down the findings.

‘Enormous potential for the nutrition of millions’: Savanna Ingredients develops natural sugar without calories

Food Navigator - Wed, 27/06/2018 - 14:30
Germanyâs Savanna Ingredients has developed a process to produce allulose - âreal sugar without caloriesâ - on a mass scale. The group expects to achieve European foodstuffs approval within the next two years.

UNITAR partners with Danone to educate on climate change

Food Navigator - Wed, 27/06/2018 - 11:20
For the first time, UNITAR (United Nations Institute for Training and Research) has partnered with a private company to build a core set of knowledge to help promote conservation, restoration and safeguarding of the planet, while encouraging Danone employees to take concrete action.

Changing times: Farm.One talks about the growing success of its Vertical Farm

Food Navigator - Wed, 27/06/2018 - 09:57
Using LED lighting, hydroponics and climate control, Farm.One vertical farm in New York is growing in success to deliver year-round fresh plants and herbs to its customers.

Plant-based trend sees premiumisation of meat consumption

Food Navigator - Wed, 27/06/2018 - 09:00
Plant-based sales are set to continue their upward trajectory but the meat and dairy sectors are not out for the count. The way we consume animal products is evolving and premiumising, French research suggests.

Insect-enriched bread could answer consumer demand for high proteins: Study

Food Navigator - Wed, 27/06/2018 - 08:53
A new study from Italy finds edible insect powder can be successfully incorporated into leavened baked goods to improve their nutritional trait, but there is a downside.

Insect-enriched bread could answer consumer demand for high proteins, but could also make them sick: Study

Food Navigator - Wed, 27/06/2018 - 08:53
A new study from Italy finds edible insect powder can be successfully incorporated into leavened baked goods to improve their nutritional trait, but there is a downside.

Greenpeace links Fonterra to Indonesian deforestation

Food Navigator - Tue, 26/06/2018 - 11:53
A just-published Greenpeace investigation alleges that New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra Cooperative Groupâs key supplier of palm kernel extract (PKE) has links to a huge expanse of deforestation in Indonesia.

Greenpeace links Fonterra to Indonesian deforestation

Food Navigator - Tue, 26/06/2018 - 11:53
A just-published Greenpeace investigation alleges that New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra Cooperative Groupâs key supplier of palm kernel extract (PKE) has links to a huge expanse of deforestation in Indonesia.

VKM highlights foods that increase listeriosis risk for vulnerable groups

Food Navigator - Tue, 26/06/2018 - 11:30
Some foods, under certain conditions, may increase the likelihood for vulnerable groups to develop listeriosis, according to a risk assessment.

Brexit could hurt dairy in UK and Europe, EDA and Dairy UK say

Food Navigator - Tue, 26/06/2018 - 11:25
With less than a year to go until Brexit, Dairy UK and the European Dairy Association (EDA) have jointly developed a âFuture UK-EU Dairy Frameworkâ setting out the outcomes the dairy sector hopes to be achieved in the current negotiations between the UK and the EU.

Catalonia wants to create food innovation hub for nutrition, safety and sustainability

Food Navigator - Tue, 26/06/2018 - 09:02
Catalonian authorities are launching an initiative to âtransform and revitaliseâ the regional agri-food sector and create a new âfood valleyâ in southern Europe.

Japan giant Nissin dragged into row over the future of Premier Foods CEO

Food Navigator - Tue, 26/06/2018 - 04:07
Japanâs Nissin Foods has been dragged into a high-profile dispute over the future of the CEO of Premier Foods â a major British manufacturer.

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