An EU-funded project has developed new tools that enable more
extensive and rapid analysis of our gut microbiota than has been
possible earlier. Better knowledge of the microbiota may help
scientists to prevent gut diseases or improve...
As the World Dairy Expo currently gets into full swing in
Wisconsin, US, dairy industry officials are having to respond to
charges by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) that
US-produced milk contains antibiotics and...
Dairy multinational Fonterra, has confirmed that the US Food &
Drug Administration has inspected two of its New Zealand
manufacturing sites as part of the agency's moves to step up
vigilance of all major food manufacturer's...
The Joint Health Claims Initiative (JHCI), an independent UK
organisation created to assess health claims on food, this week
added a new claim to its growing stable of advice for the food
industry. Consumers may soon see soya protein...
Genetically modified foods pose no greater health risk than
conventional foods, but the US government should scrutinise more
closely the safety of new biotech products, the investigative arm
of Congress has said.
In his budget proposal for fiscal year 2003, President Bush will
include $131 million (€152m) in new spending to protect the
nation's food supply from animal and plant pests and diseases,
strengthen food safety programs and support...