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Major food producer commits to reducing antiobiotic use in poultry production

2 Sisters Food Group, one of the UK’s biggest food companies, has committed to ending the use of all “high priority” antibiotics in poultry production. Specifically, they intend to remove all...

Catch up on the latest food sector news, funding and events

We have just published the April edition of our  Food Sector New sletter , packed with all the latest news, events and funding opportunities for the food and drink sectors. ...

Food and drink sector trade mission to Thailand, 17-23 May 2015

UKTI Yorkshire and the Humber is offering an excellent opportunity for interested companies in the food and drink sector to join a trade mission to Thailand on 17-23 May 2015. Delegates will...

From farm to plate: Make food safe

New data on the harm caused by foodborne illnesses underscore the global threats posed by unsafe foods, and the need for coordinated, cross-border action across the entire food supply chain,...

Studies show that enriched broccoli reduces cholesterol

Researchers at the Institute of Food Research (IFR) and the  University of Reading have conducted two independent studies that have shown that i ncluding the  Beneforté ...

A new vision for Food, Nutrition and Health research

 A new vision report for joint working in Food, Nutrition and Health research has been published by BBSRC, MRC and ESRC. The vision recognises that collaboration between Councils is...

Pesticides in fruit and vegetables linked to semen quality

The first study to investigate the relationship between eating fruit and vegetables containing pesticide residues and the quality of men’s semen has shown a link with lower sperm counts and...

Forthcoming DRINC funding call: Improving our understanding of the relationship between diet and health

The  Diet and Health Research Industry Club (DRINC)  enables the research base to support the food and drink industry by funding high quality, pre-competitive research in diet and...

New method could produce healthier chocolate

Chocolate has many health benefits — it can potentially lower blood pressure and cholesterol and reduce stroke risk. But just as connoisseurs thought it couldn’t get any better, there’s this...

Six new Food Enterprise Zones announced

The government has approved the creation of six new Food Enterprise Zones (FEZs) to kickstart local food and drink economies, Environment Secretary Elizabeth Truss announced yesterday. The...

New microbiology process hall at Campden BRI

Joy Gaze has posted an interesting blog on the Campden BRI website about the research that her team is now able to carry out following the construction of a  microbiology process hall ...

The water man of India wins 2015 Stockholm Water Prize

Rajendra Singh of India has been named the 2015 Stockholm Water Prize Laureate, for his innovative water restoration efforts, improving water security in rural India, and for showing...

Have you read our latest food sector newsletter?

The March edition of KTN's food sector newsletter is packed with information on upcoming funding competitions and events of relevance to to food sector, not to mention a selection of the latest...

Funding available for food, nutrition and health research with a focus on the Turkish population and regional neighbours

The Sabri Ulker Food Research Foundation (SUGAV), Istanbul, Turkey is pleased to announce its 2015 Science Award is now open for applications. The award is worth 100,000 Turkist Lira (apprix...

New polymer powder quality test for beer and other beverages

In order to guarantee the high quality of their beer, breweries monitor the production process very closely. A new polymer powder has been designed that will could this monitoring process faster...

Have you developed a non-destructive technology that can monitor freshness of food?

A multinational kitchen appliance manufacturer is seeking technologies, solutions and innovations that can be used to assess or monitor various parameters that determine the state of fresh...

Job opportunity at Biocatalysts - Administrative Assistant

Biocatalysts , a company that delivers world-class customer service, is the UK’s leading provider of specialist enzyme products to many of the world’s top food companies. They are...

Researchers develop handheld sensor to sniff out fish fraud

Scientists at the University of South Florida's College of Marine Science have developed a handheld sensor capable of debunking fraudulent seafood species claims, helping to ensure that...

Newly launched Consortium for Sequencing the Food Supply Chain aims to improve food safety

Scientists from IBM Research and Mars Inc. have recently established the  Consortium for Sequencing the Food Supply Chain , a collaborative food safety platform that will leverage advances...

Help improve understanding and prevention of food fraud by completing a questionnaire

Food Fraud is becoming an increasing concern within the food industry and demands our action in order to prevent any further scandals that are detrimental to our public and consumers trust in...
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