New Features information at Food Processing Technology New and updated information from Features listed on en-us New Features information at Food Processing Technology Hidden horror: how lead is damaging children’s diets A recent report from the Environmental Defense Fund found that identifiable levels of lead are present in a significant portion of US foods. Elliot Gardner looks into the extent of this problem and finds out the impact of lead in our diets. Mon, 26 Jun 2017 09:54:00 GMT Could the charcoal food trend be damaging our health? Charcoal has been rapidly gaining popularity as an ingredient in everything from burgers and hotdogs, to toothpaste and makeup. All sorts of health claims are also being made to warrant its use. But when it comes to food, are there actually any benef… Wed, 14 Jun 2017 10:24:00 GMT May’s top stories: New study on almonds, UK companies may lose £12bn to fraud University of Washington researchers found that replacing almonds and other tree nuts will reduce empty calories, Crowe Clark Whitehill and the CCFS revealed that food and drink companies in the country may lose £12bn a year to fraud. Foodprocessing-… Sun, 04 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT Fear the fall: the armyworm that threatens food growers everywhere The fall armyworm could be one of the most devastating threats to sub-Saharan African life that the continent has seen in generations. In addition, it could potentially spread across the world, damaging the livelihood of millions and threatening esse… Tue, 30 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT The City of Toronto is helping support new food processing SMEs Setting up a new food processing business is tough, and many get bogged down by complicated procedure and significant start-up costs. Could the City of Toronto have found the answer? Elliot Gardner finds out more. Mon, 15 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT April’s top stories: Yayla Agro gets loan from EBRD, Evonik and Rajburi Sugar form JV Turkish pulse manufacturer Yayla Agro has received a €20m loan from EBRD to boost agribusiness, and Evonik and Rajburi Sugar have formed a joint venture (JV) to produce isomalt in Asia. wraps up the key headlines from Ap… Tue, 02 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Inside Food: Issue 20 In the latest issue of Inside Food we look at safety and hygiene regulations, consumer generations and much more Wed, 26 Apr 2017 15:16:00 GMT Mars-ready potatoes could help fight famine on Earth Researchers at the University of Engineering and Technology in Peru believe they’ve proven that potato crops could be grown on the surface of Mars. Elliot Gardner looks into this research and what implications it might have closer to home. Tue, 18 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Food crime: the scourge of the industry Millions of pounds are lost every year to fraud within the food and beverage sectors. Elliot Gardner looks into food crime, the offending parties, and how best to guard against it. Sun, 09 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT March’s top stories: General Mills teams up with TLI, Tereos opens production unit in France Cascadian Farm and its parent company General Mills announced that their work with The Land Institute (TLI) to help commercialise organic Kernza, and Tereos has opened its new unit that produces food products using plant proteins. Foodprocessing-tech… Wed, 05 Apr 2017 23:00:00 GMT Kidulthood: the twenty-somethings using whimsical food to escape from life's problems The 'kidult' trend is rapidly expanding within the food sector. At IFE 2017 Dr Morgaine Gaye discussed the generation using fun and whimsy to escape from the terrors of today. Elliot Gardner finds out more. Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT The Grocery Code Adjudicator: protecting suppliers from supermarket abuse The office Grocery Code Adjudicator has recently announced their 2017 GCA Survey hoping to gather important information from the suppliers to supermarkets. In light of this, Elliot Gardner looks into the issues dealt with by the GCA and how the role … Thu, 16 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT February’s top stories: Cargill’s Shady Brook Farms brand, Freedom Foods and Seamild partnership Cargill announced that its Shady Brook Farms brand met Certified Responsible Antibiotic Use standards in the US, and Freedom Foods partnered with Seamild Group in China. wraps up the key headlines from February. Wed, 08 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Unlocking a genome: how quinoa could change the world for the better A team at King Abdullah University in Saudi Arabia have produced the first high-quality gene sequence for quinoa. But is the focus of the west’s latest diet fad truly the answer to the world’s food problems? Wed, 08 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT Five years of growth within the organic produce market The Soil Association has announced the fifth year of consecutive growth within the organic products market in its Organic Market 2017 report. Elliot Gardner finds out how the sector is changing and why more consumers are opting for organic goods. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT FODMAPS: the remedy to IBS woes? The FODMAP trend is one of the latest to stand out within the free-from food sector. Elliot Gardner looks into its surge in popularity, and asks whether 2017 could be the year of the FODMAP. Mon, 20 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT January’s top stories: Barry Callebaut acquires Mondelez, Nestlé's tube-feeding formulas Barry Callebaut has acquired Mondelez International's production facility in Belgium, and Nestlé Health Science has introduced an improved Compleat range of tube-feeding formulas for adults and children. wraps up key hea… Tue, 07 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Will 2017 signal the end of the gluten-free phenomenon? Going gluten-free has been one of the most popular diet trends of the past decade, but is the trend set to continue in 2017? Elliot Gardner finds out more. Thu, 02 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT Will artificial intelligence revolutionise the food manufacturing industry? With the Davos 2017 World Economic Forum again raising the issue of the impact of artificial intelligence in the workplace, Elliot Gardner looks at the ways in which the technology can be used within the food manufacturing sector. Tue, 24 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Inside Food: Issue 19 In the latest issue of Inside Food we look at changing breakfast habits, the comeback of carob and much more Thu, 12 Jan 2017 16:40:00 GMT