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The future of food safety

The horsemeat affair, salmonella in smoked salmon, Q fever, bird flu, the pesticide fipronil in eggs; one might almost think that food safety in the Netherlands and Europe is poor. Is it? We discuss it with Marco Balhuiz..

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60% of world population worried about food safety

19 October 2020

Most of the world is worried they will be harmed by the food they eat every day (60 per cent). 51 per cent are concerned about the safety of water they drink. A conclusion of the first ever global study of worry and risk...

World Food Day presents online live show

14 October 2020

Friday 16 October is World Food Day, the day on which we take action worldwide to advocate sufficient, healthy and sustainable food for everyone. Corona shows once again how vulnerable food chains are: it is more urgent ...

Foodvalley Champions 2020 announced

14 October 2020

De Nieuwe Melkboer (The New Milkman), In Ovo and Grünten have been named Foodvalley Champions 2020. De Nieuwe Melkboer stood out in the Protein Shift category. In Ovo distinguished themselves within Circular AgriFood. Gr...

Changing the rules to prevent food waste

12 October 2020

Major steps still need to be taken to halve food waste by 2030, but legislation and regulations sometimes hinder this. When entrepreneurs want to make an effort to waste as little as possible and value residual flows opt...

The world food issue is a many-headed monster

12 October 2020

In 2050, there will be 10 billion people to feed. Even now, the food supply poses major environmental, climate and health challenges. Wageningen scientists from a wide range of disciplines, from agronomists and nutrition...

Security in times of turmoil

12 October 2020

Repak Superior Packaging Solutions is 35 years old and in these times of turmoil we notice that our customers have more demand for security. In the coming months new developments will be presented that will help food com...

PeelPioneers builds Europe's largest peeling factory

05 October 2020

PeelPioneers is building Europe's largest peeling factory in Den Bosch, aided by a unique consortium of sustainable doers. The company offers a high-quality circular solution for orange peels left over after making fresh...

Protein drink from waste from the beer industry

29 September 2020

The Dutch beer industry produces enormous quantities (0.5 million tonnes) of beer every year, the residual product of malt after brewing. The bostel contains 30% protein. This residual product is now mainly processed int...

Weltec builds biogas plant near Seoul

25 September 2020

Weltec Biopower starts building a biogas plant in South Korea. The plant is being set up in the province of Gyeonggi-do, some 60 km north of Seoul, and will transform biogas into heat in an integrated gas boiler. As earl...

Ingredient lists still aren’t clear enough

22 September 2020

Many food and beverage products do not offer the clear labelling that consumers want, according to new research. In a survey of 1,000 adults in the UK and USA, commissioned by Ingredient Communications and conducted b...

French government works on eco-footprint label

21 September 2020

The new French Minister for 'ecological transition', Barbara Pompili, together with her colleagues from agriculture and finance, is launching a study on labelling the environmental footprint of food products. The aim is ...

Discovery tours

14 September 2020

'Nothing new under the sun', was what I thought in June, at the start of my summer vacation. The corona crisis quietly muddled on. No big trip to unknown places. No unexpected encounters or new mountain hiking routes, no...

Benus: 'Bug breeding: an industry with lots of potential'

14 September 2020

Bug breeding for the food industry "will certainly grow", but there are still some bumps ahead: legislation, consumer acceptance and further automation. There is also a lack of knowledge sharing and cooperation in the ch...

Vegetarian: mainstream or niche?

14 September 2020

momentum. It's starting, because more than $1,000 billion a year is still sold on meat worldwide. Market researchers predict that meat sales will rise to 1,200 billion in the coming years; for vegetarian, they expect an ...

New packaging solutions for plant-based

14 September 2020

The development, production, packaging and marketing of plant-based food is an inspiring and dynamic process. The North American company Reiser supports companies that sell their vegetable meat substitutes worldwide, say...