Best-selling food author Marion Nestle paid a quick visit to Food Safety News during a stop in Seattle to discuss food politics, the supplemental nutrition assistance program (SNAP, formerly known as food stamps), and food safety.
Sticky labels on fruit may soon be in the past, thanks to the latest EU ruling which allows grocers and retailers to make laser marks on the skin of citrus fruit, melons and pomegranates. Laser branding, previously banned because of the use of iron oxides and hydroxides, was approved after three years of liaising between the EU and Laser Food- the company behind the technology. The new law will come into effect on 23 June.
Urban Farming Takes Off in Tokyo The Daily meal This project is just one of many taking root in the wake of Tokyo residents' increased interest in urban farming. Agriculture is a longstanding component of Japanese cultural history.
A worker checks crops at the FarmedHere indoor vertical farm, in Bedford Park, Illinois, on February 20, 2013. The farm, in an old warehouse, has crops that include basil, arugula and microgreens, sold at grocery stores in ...