UK and Italian farmers Unions are joining forces to push their
claims that higher prices for agricultural products are at the root
of alleviating current concerns over supply sustainability and food
Manufacturers seeking long-term cost efficiency should consider
forsaking immediate profitability by making wide reaching
environmental commitments in their operations, says the vice
president of development for Tetra Pak.
As the UK's Carbon Trust initiates a scheme to reward companies for genuine carbon emission reduction, a new study will determine how influential a company's sustainability image is in terms of consumers' purchasing decisions.
The global dairy industry could be set to follow its UK
counterparts by adopting similar environmental commitments to those
set out as part of the country's milk roadmap unveiled announced
last week, an leading expert says.
Environmental group Friends of the Earth (FOE) has called for a
moratorium on the use of nanotechnology in the food chain, claiming
insufficient research has been carried out into its effect on human
health and the environment.
A leading organic dairy processor in the US has announced a new
research initiative for reducing its carbon footprint, as part of a
new funding program designed to improve efficiency in sustainable