Global Food Security

Will cheap global food imports be all the poor can afford to buy?

Government is ‘schizophrenic’ about food system post-Brexit

By Rick Pendrous

British diets could become far more polarised post-Brexit, with the rich enjoying more expensive local food produced to high production and welfare standards, and the poor relying on cheap, imported food made to much lower standards, a leading academic...

Rick Pendrous, Food Manufacture editor

Warning: our global diet is not sustainable

By Rick Pendrous

What with the UK's referendum on EU membership next month, the government's Childhood Obesity Strategy on the horizon and the National Living Wage now in place, the food and drink industry has a lot to think about. If all that wasn't enough,...

Sustainable intensification is the theme of the IFST Spring Conference next week

IFST conference

IFST conference focuses on sustainable intensification

By Michael Stones

Sustainable intensification will be the focus of attention at the Institute of Food Science & Technology’s (IFST’s) Spring Conference 2016 at te National Motorcycle Museum, West Midlands on Wednesday, April 20.

Elliott: 'Consumers are losing trust in the safety and quality of what they purchase'

Elliott spearheads one of five food fraud projects

By Rod Addy

A £500,000 food fraud probe is being launched by scientists at Queen’s University Belfast, spearheaded by Professor Chris Elliott, author of the forthcoming review into the handling of the horsemeat scandal.

The government is likely to accept the recommendations of the Elliott review, said its author

Government will take my advice: Professor Elliott

By Rick Pendrous

The government is likely to accept the recommendations from an independent inquiry into last year’s horsemeat contamination scandal, according to Professor Chris Elliott who conducted it and published his interim findings last December.

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