26 September 2019
New research published reveals the potential of marine fisheries to help tackle nutrient deficiencies suffered by millions in coastal areas Millions of people are suffering from malnutrition despite some of the most nutritious fish species in the world being caught near their homes, according to new research published in Nature. Children in many tropical coastal areas are particularly… Read more
9 September 2019
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By Katherine Walla
On fields across the world, phones, tablets, drones, and other technologies are changing how food is grown. Through these devices, artificial intelligence (AI)—technology able to perform tasks that require human intelligence—may help farmers use the techniques they already know and trust on a bigger scale. And Big Data—data sets that reveal telling patterns about growth, yield, weather… Read more
7 August 2019
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By Joe Whitworth25 July 2019
Salmonella was once again the main hazard dealt with by an international food safety network from April to June this year. During the second quarter of 2019, the International Food Safety Authorities Network (INFOSAN) was involved in seven food safety events involving Salmonella out of 29 concerning 66 countries. One of these was an outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis in… Read more
1 July 2019
A multidisciplinary group of experts from academia, research centers, and funding organizations proposes a Global Surveillance System (GSS) to improve global food security by preventing crop diseases. The GSS would extend and adapt established biosecurity practices and networking facilities, allowing countries to respond much more quickly to disease outbreaks. The framework is the… Read more
10 June 2019
With poor diet now topping smoking as a health hazard, the world must put good nutrition over empty calories, especially in emerging Asian economies, according to the winner of a prestigious global prize dubbed the "Nobel for food." Seed breeder Simon Groot—an octogenarian whose family has cultivated seeds for hundreds of years—said the world must tackle malnutrition by boosting vegetable… Read more
16 February 2019
On the eve of the presidential debate on energy, infrastructure, and environment, our thoughts turn to Indonesia’s future on these vital and related issues. What forms of energy will our country use in the future: solar or coal? Will our roads and ports be climate-smart and resilient? Will we protect and restore our cherished natural environment, the only one we have? We note with gratitude… Read more
3 December 2018
Obesity affects millions of people, and several billion suffer from diseases caused by vitamin- or mineral-deficient diets, known as micronutrient deficiencies, according to the UN agriculture chief, who called on Monday for “transformative changes” to our food systems. "The coexistence of undernutrition, obesity and micronutrient deficiencies - what we know as the triple burden of… Read more
4 September 2018
PRESS RELEASE The Future Food-Tech summit (London, October 18-19, 2018) has revealed the 13 international start-ups who have been selected to showcase their technologies and breakthrough innovations at the summit.From the acclaimed Technology Showcase pitching sessions to the TechHub networking area and exclusive Food Experiences, the event is vital for the investors and global food… Read more
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