The US Congress has passed a $290 billion farm bill, which will increase subsidies to US farmers and cut international aid programs. George Bush has threatened to veto the bill, however, but there is still...

The cost of needlessly wasted food to UK households is £10 billion a year, £2 billion higher than previously estimated, according to new research published by not-for-profit organisation WRAP. The research...

Nestlé, a world leading food manufacturer, is now attempting to create scientifically based foods to assist consumers in leading healthier lives. The Nestlé Research Center will work in combination with...

The issues of food and health, the environment and food inflation formed the core themes of the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) President’s speech at the recent FDF President’s Dinner held...

Amidst global concern about potential food shortages and skyrocketing food prices, the biofuels debate has become heated. Many have been blaming the use of food for fuel as a key reason for the escalating...

A survey published yesterday by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has ignited concern about the safety of European commercial turkey meat for human consumption. The report, completed by an EFSA...

China has finally implemented new legislation which will result in standardised nutrition labelling on packaged foods which already have nutrient levels on them. Companies can still decide not to put any...

The price of rice, a staple food commodity, is set to remain at or near record highs for the remainder of the year, but optimism about a fall next year is growing. The news, from the UN Food and Agriculture...

The Spiritual Water brand, which provides water with 10 different Christian labels, has so far proven a hit in the US. The success of the brand can be attributed to adding something different to a simple...

The creation of foods which cater directly toward specific consumer preferences and needs may appear a forlorn goal but Nestlé are seeking to make it reality. The Nestlé Research Center, Lausanne, Switzerland,...