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Europe: Rising income would drive meat demand, says OECD-FAO Outlook

Strong crop yields, higher productivity and slower growth in global demand should contribute to a gradual decline in real prices for agricultural products over...

Europe: Avoid making misleading references in claims, plastics body tells additives producers

European Bioplastics (EUBP) says there has been increasing malpractice by producers of fragmentation additives for conventional plastics referring to the European standard for industrial...

Europe: FAO food price index drops in December 2015

Prices of major food commodities declined for the fourth year in a row in 2015, averaging 19.1% below their previous-year's levels. The dwindling global economy...

World: Palm oil keeps global food price trend rising April, finds FAO

Global prices of key staple food commodities rose in April, marking its third consecutive monthly increase after four years of decline. The FAO Food Price...

Asia Pacific: Australia to see food with low-THC hemp seeds?

Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) has called for submissions on whether to permit the sale of food derived from the seeds of low-THC...

Europe: Campden BRI to support industry network to fight food fraud

The Food Industry Intelligence Network (FIIN) has chosen Campden BRI to provide technical and administrative support. Campden BRI will curate a database to collect anonymized...

Europe: Campylobacter to blame for most foodborne infections in Denmark

Campylobacter is to blame for more than 4,600 foodborne infections in Denmark. It remains the most common cause of foodborne disease, according to the annual...

Europe: Two events to stimulate action on food security, says FAO

EXPO Milano 2015, with its food security-oriented theme, and an international nutrition conference coming up in Rome in November 2014, will be "emblematic efforts...

Europe: Bavaria awards Krones the OHRIS certificate for occupational safety

Krones has been awarded the Occupational Health and Risk Management System (OHRIS) certificate by the Bavarian state government for its commitment to occupational safety. An...

Europe: FAO to open liaison office in Moscow

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) will open a Liaison Office in Moscow, Russia in order to strengthen cooperation links...

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