U.S. FDA’s 2020 budget proposal highlights tech revolutions in food safety

Focusing on 2020 may feel premature when so much of 2019 lies ahead of us, but the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has explained the rationale behind its 2020 budget proposals, and their points illustrate well the technological developments that are about to revolutionize food safety culture both within and outside of the U.S.

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First International Food Safety Conference highlights need for global partnership

The first International Food Safety Conference kicked off this week in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, with participating world leaders hoping to promote greater global cooperation surrounding sustainability and unsafe food.

The conference was organized by the African Union, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the World Trade Organization and the World Health […]

Does new global diet doom us?

There’s a new diet that is picking up speed – the globalization diet. Unlike its celebrity-endorsed counterparts, the so-called globalization diet isn’t exactly the type of diet everyone is looking for to lose those few extra pounds. In fact, this diet seems to be causing more harm than good in that it could be potentially […]