A meaty debate

Consumption of red/processed meat has long been associated with cancer, with numerous studies concluding that eating such meats has a ‘probable’, ‘feasible’, ‘plausible’ or ‘likely’ increase in the risk of developing colorectal cancer, for instance.


Wheatgrass gaining ground

Wheatgrass is rapidly emerging as a health ingredient in the mainstream food and drinks market, finds Innova Market Insights. It has long been available in health food stores and specialist outlets, but is now increasingly being used in supplements and food and drink products. This is often occurring in combination with other components with a […]


Food consumption database boosted

EFSA has completed a major update of its Food Consumption Database, which now includes individual dietary records from nearly 100,000 people in 23 EU member states. Food consumption data collected by EFSA plays a key role in the evaluation of risks related to possible hazards in food. Combined with data on levels of chemical occurrence […]

All natural

The doors have closed on this year’s Natural & Organic Products Europe – Europe’s biggest trade show for natural, organic, fair trade, free-from, vegan, vegetarian and healthy living brands. From 19-20 April, more than 10,000 attendees are thought to have visited the show, which took place at ExCeL, London and featured around 600 exhibitors from […]


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