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crop research

Crop resilience gets multi-million pound government investment

Environment secretary, Michael Gove has announced that UK universities and research centres which improve the resilience, sustainability and quality of major crops, will be the lucky recipients of a £5.3 million government fund.
food bills

Consumers could face food bills after brexit

Thirty percent of food eaten in the UK currently comes from the EU: post-Brexit trade barriers threaten to disrupt that supply and increase costs for consumers, according to a new report from the House of Lords’ EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee
NIFA

National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA)

The work of the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) is examined here by Open Access Government
importance of energy efficiency

Innovation in food production and the importance of energy efficiency

Håkan Sandin from and Bengt Persson from SSE-C Swedish Surplus Energy Collaboration reveal their thoughts on innovative food production, as well as the importance of energy efficiency for both the industry and community
food waste

How are UK supermarkets tackling their food waste?

Reconomy detail how supermarkets in the UK are tackling food waste
international trade

International trade changes needed to tackle agricultural challenges

A conference organised by the European Committee of the Regions (CoR) in Brussels, Belgium, on 8 March has discussed the current international agricultural trade rules and how to establish fairer international trade
food blockchain

Carrefour launches Europe’s first food blockchain

Carrefour will roll out its food blockchain to eight more animal and vegetable products before the end of 2018
farming industry

Government announce new measures to support the farming industry

A £10 million Collaboration Fund has been set up to help farmers and growers compete against bigger corporations in the food supply chain 
food prices

Lords launch inquiry into post-Brexit food prices

The House of Lords EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee have launched an inquiry into the impact of Brexit on the price, and availability, of food for UK consumers Thirty per cent of food consumed in the UK comes from the EU, including over 83% per cent of its fresh vegetables...
hypnosis

How hypnosis could help the UK become a healthier nation

Research has found that the UK has the unhealthiest diet in Europe, consuming junk food that is as addictive as hard drugs but, hypnosis could be the key to eating healthier The UK currently consumes more processed food than Portugal, and four times higher than France, Greece or Italy. 50% of...
food policy

Member of the EESC Workers’ Group (Group II) European Economic and Social Committee

National Officer of European and International Affairs Nahrung-Genuss-Gaststätten (the Food, Beverages and Catering Union in Germany) Never before in the history of Europe have food safety and quality been as high as they are today. More food is being produced in Europe than ever before and it has never been...

The role of the bioeconomy in Europe

Commissioner Phil Hogan recently revealed his thoughts on the role of a well-functioning bioeconomy in Europe, during a speech at Bio-based Industries Joint Stakeholder Forum At the Juncker Commission, we are convinced that a well-functioning bioeconomy can provide solutions to many of the challenges facing the EU, particularly in relation...

PHE launches Change4Life campaign around children’s sugar intake

In the UK, theNew Change4Life campaign encourages parents to 'look for 100-calorie snacks, two a day max' to cut children’s sugar intake Public Health England (PHE) is helping parents take control of their children’s snacking by launching the first Change4Life campaign promoting healthier snacks. This is because of half of the children’s...
Health Promotion

Reducing the burden of non-communicable diseases in Finland

Minister of Social Affairs and Health in Finland, Pirkko Mattila explains how she aims to reduce the burden of non-communicable diseases in Finland Finland has a long successful history of health promotion and prevention of non-communicable diseases (NCD’s). Activities to influence the NCD’s were started in the early 70’s when...
conservation of wild crops

IUCN pushes for the conservation of wild crops to boost food security

The IUCN has warned that the world needs to turn its effort to the conservation of wild crops, which are essential for food security
food waste

Co-op becomes first supermarket to tackle food waste issue in UK

East England Co-op becomes first major supermarket to sell food past its best before date in a bid to battle the food waste crisis Co-op has become the first major retailer to sell food past its 'best before' date to tackle food waste in the UK. According to the food safety standards,...
DNA markers

DNA markers for wheat genetic improvement

Director of USDA Central Small Grain Genotyping Lab, Guihua Bai turns the spotlight on to the wonderful world of wheat and DNA markers
UK's obesity epidemic

Tackling the UK’s obesity epidemic

Professor Russell Viner from the Royal College of Paediatrics shares his thoughts on the UK Government’s strategy to tackle the UK’s obesity epidemic
fish immunity

Investigating how to make farmed fish immunity more robust

Dr María Ángeles Esteban’s group is searching for new biomarkers involved in fish immunity and welfare in farmed environments
minor cereals

How can minor cereals enhance diversity and contribute to human nutrition

Dagmar Janovská and Martina Eiseltová from HealthyMinorCereals project explain the scope of their research concerning five minor cereals

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