Mycotoxins are poisonous chemicals produced by moulds. They can contaminate food and feed crops such as cereals and nuts. Climatic conditions – temperature, rainfall, CO2, humidity – affect mycotoxin production so climate change is impacting the way we manage mycotoxin risks for human and animal health. How does the EU food safety system monitor, assess and manage these potential risks?
Nestlé Canada today released findings from a first of its kind study examining Canadians' perceptions toward multinational organizations. The data clearly shows that, while Canadians do have an appreciation of how multinationals contribute to the country, organizations are facing tougher demands and expectations when it comes to operating in local communities – with the pressure expected to increase as Canada experiences significant demographic shifts and population growth in the coming years.
U.S. agricultural exports totaled $140.5 billion in fiscal year (FY) 2017, climbing nearly $10.9 billion from the previous year to the third-highest level on record, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced today.
Preliminary data from a nutrition assessment conducted last week at Kutupalong refugee camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, shows a 7.5 per cent prevalence of life-threatening severe acute malnutrition – a rate double that seen among Rohingya child refugees in May 2017, UNICEF said today.
The latest results from an annual survey on dietary supplements reveals an all-time high for supplement usage among U.S. adults, with 76 percent reporting they consume dietary supplements, up five percentage points from last year’s results.