GM food

Time for an oil change? Next-gen fats and oils offer health-boosting options

The switch to the so-called tropical oils has led to the indsutry-wide adoption of palm oil, which has not been without its controversies.©iStock/taffpix

Oils and fats that provide the taste and food qualities while providing a rich source of the ‘good’ fats is an ongoing issue that has resulted in a range of oils that have laid claim to being the ‘next big thing.’

'Nutrition gets people interested, but taste gets them coming back.' ©iStock

Lab burgers, lentils and locusts: is it boom-time for the meat-free protein market?

Study shows Russians are hungry for health foods, but find them hard to access easily iStock

Russians have appetite for healthy and nutritious 'proper' food

Parliament failed to reach the required majority, leaving the decision in the hands of the commission  ©iStock

MEPs oppose GM approvals but Commission will have the final say

If it’s natural, it’s good…but what's natural? A case study in cultured meat, E numbers and plant extracts

If it’s natural, it’s good…but what's natural? A case study in cultured meat, E numbers and plant extracts

S.cerevisiae is used in baking; the carbon dioxide generated by the fermentation is used as a leavening agent in bread and other baked goods. ©iStock

Synthetic yeast creations pave way for improved food industry applications

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French soy juice manufacturers launch voluntary quality standard

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US deal will flood UK market with food people don’t want, warns respected academic

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Scientists need to ‘rethink’ approach to GMO engagement with public

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EU Parliament passes CETA trade deal

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