Food packaging is not dangerous, Australian experts have said Australian experts have reassured Australians that the chemicals in plastic food packaging are not harmful to human health. Dr Ian Musgrave,...

A meeting of the Legislative and Governance Forum on Food Regulation (the Forum) has decided there needs to be a monitoring system to track the effectiveness of the proposed Front-of-Pack Labelling (FoPL)...

Consumers crave more information about how their food is produced, and especially about the potentially harmful ingredients that are not included in the product, according to new research from Cornell...

New packaging that helps supermarkets and consumers tell how fresh fish is being developed by PhD candidate Jenneke Heising from Wageningen University in The Netherlands. The research behind the packaging,...

A new series of masterbatches of anti-microbial plastic, which have anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties, have been developed by UK plastics and tagging technology company, Symphony Environmental...

Children who have higher levels of Bisphenol A (BPA), a chemical previously used in many products for children, such as baby bottles and plastic toys, had higher levels of obesity and adverse levels of...

Many of the formats for front-of-pack nutrition labels currently in use on food products globally have little effect on whether consumers are motivated to choose a healthy product, according to a study...

A new voluntary code of practice for whole grain ingredient content claims has been launched by industry body the Grains and Legumes Nutrition Council (GLNC). Consumers will begin to see the standardised...

Representatives from across Europe’s food supply chain have committed to reducing food waste, in line with the European Commission’s goal of halving food waste by 2020. Meanwhile, in Australia, research...

People sometimes “see” flavours in foods and beverages before actually tasting them, according to a scientist speaking at a meeting of the American Chemical Society on 11 April 2013. The eyes sometimes...