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Americas: Millions may face protein deficiency with rising CO2 levels

If carbon dioxide (CO2) levels continue to rise as projected, the populations of 18 countries may lose more than 5% of their dietary protein...

Americas: Researchers use light to improve food safety

A team of researchers applies the use of light and other technologies to better the world’s health care, food safety, and biosecurity systems. Yong Chen...

Americas: IBM, Cornell University partner on safe milk supply

IBM and Cornell University will use next-generation sequencing combined with bioinformatics designed to help reduce the chances that the global milk supply is impacted...

Asia Pacific: University develops bananas high in pro-vitamin A

Research at the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) has produced a golden-orange fleshed banana that is rich in pro-vitamin A. The decade-long research, led by...

Europe: Danisco Foundation celebrates researchers on food research 

The Danisco Foundation has awarded three Science Excellence Medals for 2017 to senior scientists broadly recognized by DuPont Nutrition & Health for scientific excellence...

Asia Pacific: Singapore researchers create probiotic beer

Researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) have created sour beer that incorporates the probiotic strain Lactobacillus paracasei L26. The strain was first isolated...

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: Sensor technology on shelf life of fish

A sensor that can register smoke from a fire can also be used to register even the faintest odor of bad fish. This is...

Europe: PolyU joins large-scale food fraud project

The Institute for Global Food Security at Queen's University Belfast will lead one of the world's largest food safety projects across Europe and China....

Americas: Grain for making gluten-free beer

Beers made with Witkop teff grains may be a good alternative to traditionally brewed barley beers, reports Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. Gluten-based sensitivities...