Magic moss fixes contaminated water

(SWEDEN) Keeping arsenic out of the food we eat and water we drink sounds like a pretty good idea. And researchers at Stockholm University have discovered a moss, called Warnstofia fluitans, that can quic...

Map displays food security challenge

An interactive map produced by the World Food Programme and the Met Office shows the disastrous impact climate change is having on food security. It depicts a direction of travel where large swathes of the w...

COP23 to serve ‘climate-friendly food’

(GERMANY) This month's UN Climate Change Conference (COP23) in Bonn will be serving up sustainable food options to support its climate-neutral ambitions. Organisers are implementing a range of strategies ...

Catch up on the big issues

How will the world be able to feed nearly 10 billion mouths - in a sustainable way - by 2050? We reported on Wednesday the internationally-renowned Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition (BCFN) was hosting ...

Perfect pairing for 3D printed food

A new partnership aims to deliver 3D printing technologies to the food industry. CSM Bakery Solutions - an international name in the supply of bakery products and brands - and 3D Systems Corporation, a leade...

Food disruptors wanted

(USA) Innovative young companies working to transform the food industry are being encouraged to pitch for an accelerator platform being backed by Nestlé USA - before applications close tomorrow. The Terra...

Food for thought

(USA) An American bank has made a $2 million contribution towards an innovative initiative that provides hundreds of thousands of children in low-income areas with hands-on knowledge of food production. W...

Shape shifting food a cost saver

(USA) Everyone has heard of flat pack furniture but how about flat pack food? It could now be on the menu thanks to innovative research carried out by MIT’s Tangible Media Group. The team at MIT has conco...

Eating food in the 21st century

(USA) It is very much a case of 'the times they are a changin' when it comes to 21st century eating habits. Technology and social media are completely transforming the restaurant experience, according to a s...

‘Rescued’ food supermarket opens

(AUSTRALIA) A new supermarket has opened in Sydney with a simple message: ‘take what you need, give if you can’. The OzHarvest Market aims to help people in need and reduce the amount of food that ends up...