Sustainability

MEPs oppose GM approvals but Commission will have the final say

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

EU member states yesterday voted against the introduction and renewal of GM grains in Europe but failed to reach a binding majority, leaving the president of the Commission Jean-Claude Juncker to make the final decision.

Wilmar has been sourcing illegal palm oil from plantations in critically endangered habitats, according to new findings iStock©

Nestlé "very concerned" over deforestation links to Wilmar palm oil

Healthy trends at IFE : From 'free-from', to functional teas, chickpeas, and protein waters

Healthy trends at IFE : From 'free-from', to functional teas, chickpeas, and protein waters

Côte D'Ivoire farm gate cocoa price could drop from CFA 1,100 per kg ($1.81) today  to around CFA 720 per kg, says CCC. ©iStock/crazydiva

Cocoa price for Ivorian farmers may drop 30% amid widespread poverty

France's law can only ensure 1% of surplus supermarket food is donated ©iStock

France's food waste ban: One year on

CuanTec currently uses langoustine shells but chitin is also found in crabs, insects and even mushrooms.

Scotland's sustainable circle: CuanTec trials seafood packaging made from seafood waste

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Is the era of cheap food over? Food Ethics Council says not just yet

In general, as the intensity of food insecurity increased across early childhood, so too did negative associations with outcomes. ©iStock

Food insecurity puts preschool kids at social and learning disadvantage: Study

'The soy traders encourage expansion wherever they put their silos. They have the ability to control the logistics of soy production.' Photo Credit © Mighty Earth

Soy cultivation: What is the path to sustainable land use in Brazil?

22% of consumers want better technology to help them reduce food waste iStock©

One in five shoppers want more apps to help them reduce food waste: Survey

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