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Europe: Coordinate to remain competitive, 3M Food Safety says

Food businesses and markets in Europe continued to experience disjointed supply chains and the use of different technologies last year. As in the past,...

Africa: Drought threatens food supply in the region

With as little as 25% of expected rainfall received, widespread drought conditions in the Horn of Africa have intensified since the failure of the...

Americas: Government-support salt reduction drives are effective, finds report

A new global study projects that a government-supported policy to reduce salt consumption would be highly cost-effective across the world. Based on costs and...

Europe: Survey finds mixed views on ‘organic’

Organic foods are selling better than ever before. In 2015, the sales they generated in Germany rose by about 11% compared to the previous...

Europe: FAO report raises forecasts for cereal production, stocks

The FAO Food Price Index averaged 172.6 points in October, up 0.7% for the month and 9.1% from a year earlier, with the staple...

Europe: Region reports Salmonella Enteritidis outbreak

Seven countries have reported human cases of Salmonella Enteritidis between May 1 and October 12, 2016 (112 confirmed and 148 probable). Cases have been reported...

Americas: US to drive reduced sodium foods, says Visiongain

A 2016 study published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has revealed that more than 90% of children and 89% of adults...

Asia Pacific: Fonterra’s smart tankers benefits community

A partnership between Fonterra Co-operative and New Zealand's Southland District Council to improve management of the roading network has won them an award at...

Middle East: South Sudan faces food insecurity, UN agencies warn

Up to 4.8 million people in South Sudan - well over one-third of the population - will be facing severe food shortages over the...

Americas: FDA to overhaul nutrition facts label

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced plans to overhaul the Nutrition Facts label on the back of packaged foods. The announcement...

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