What junk food does to your gut bacteria

Federal health officials will require food manufacturers to remove partially hydrogenated oil from all products within three years.

Zero waste: How to stop food being lost

Traders sit amidst stacked sacks, filled with onions and potatoes, at a wholesale vegetable market in Ahmedabad

Why local farmers are key to food security in Africa

Ethiopian farmers collect wheat north of Addis Ababa, October

Can forest foods help solve the global hunger crisis?

The Last Universal Common Ancestor of all living things on Earth was a single-cell microbe that lived, and died, nearly four billion years ago, according to researchers.

Could smart packaging detect spoiled food?

MIT chemists have devised an inexpensive, portable sensor that can detect gases emitted by rotting meat, allowing consumers to determine whether the meat in their grocery store or refrigerator is safe to eat.

How can we make agriculture more water-efficient?

Time is growing short to fix the food-water nexus. By food production needs to increase by an estimated to accommodate population growth and the shift towards meat-intensive die.

Is desalination the answer to water scarcity?

For dry regions like the Middle East and North Africa, desalination has long been part of national water strategies. As a whole, the region accounts for half of the world’s desalination c.

How South Africa is reducing its salt intake

South Africa has been a trailblazer on the continent in the global battle to reduce salt intake through food. But three years after the bold food policy was first introduced in South Afri.

How one Malian town is fighting hunger

How one Malian town is fighting hunger

Has globalisation increased the risk of food price shocks?

The chances of shock food price rises in import-dependent states are rising as the world’s population grows and nations become more reliant on global markets, researchers said in a study .

How has the US tripled its water productivity since 1950?

With every new report of water crises in California, Australia, Spain, Brazil and other places, it becomes increasingly clear that adequate water management is one of the major challenges.

How likely are riots if food prices rise?

A farmer holds organic coffee beans at a coffee field in the mountains of Peru's central jungle city of Chanchamayo August Castro-Mendivil