Scottish team develops 'nutritional’ pizzas (2-Jul-2012)

BBC News, Scotland. A Scottish nutritionist, Mike Lean of Glasgow University, has teamed up with an entrepreneur to produce what they claim are the first nutritionally balanced pizzas The pizzas are said to contain 30% of an adult's guideline daily amount of vitamins and minerals. They are also said to have a third of the recommended amount of calories, protein and carbohydrate.

Welcome to the USP Food Fraud Database (11-Apr-2012)

Food fraud is gaining interest as an emerging risk given the increasingly global and complex nature of food supply chains. While numerous scholarly and media articles on the subject have been published, no systematic compilation of these reports exists. In an effort to help identify problematic food ingredients and catalog detection methods, USP has developed this database as a repository for ingredient fraud reports.

SME involvement crucial to EU poverty project (10-Apr-2012)

A European Commission-funded project will see small-and-medium food industry enterprises play a vital role in translating academic research into foods that will nutritionally benefit consumers at risk of poverty, says the director of European Food Information Council (EUFIC).

AL VERDI Cesena capitale della ricerca alimentare (22-Mar-2012)

Per tre giorni Cesena č stata la capitale europea della ricerca in campo alimentare. Da lunedě a ieri pomeriggio il Teatro Verdi ha accolto 180 ricercatori provenienti da tutta Europa e da alcuni paesi extra Ue. La tre giorni di lavori era incentrata sulla digestione.