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Column: US food hesitant amid Trump's flying start

Donald Trump's first 11 days in the White House has seen a series of executive orders and, while some have provoked a storm of global headli...

Food market in 2017: need-to-know US trends

A seismic shift in the US consumer landscape has redefined the country's food market in recent years, challenging so-called Big Food and mak...

How Trump's presidency affects the food industry

Republican Donald Trump has beaten front-runner Hillary Clinton in the race to become the forty-fifth President of the United States of Amer...

Brexit and UK food market policymaking

The UK’s vote to leave the EU on 23 June triggered immediate political and economic uncertainty and has long-term implications for UK food m...

Latest Interviews

Interview: Sanderson Farms on antibiotic-free 22 Feb 2017

Dean Best

Meat processed without the use of antibiotics has become one of the fastest-growing areas of the sector in the US. Fears over antibiotic resistance in humans, as well as the expanding underlying demand for food perceived to be cleaner or simpler, has driven a number of the country's processors to reappraise how they use antibiotics. One company that is so far refusing to go down the antibiotic-free path is poultry processor Sanderson Farms. Dean Best spoke to Sanderson Farms' CFO, Mike Cockrell, to find out more.


Nestle's focus on food for health - interview 29 Jun 2016

Liz Newmark

Specialist health and nutritional foods are set to become more important in the food market, according to Nestle executive vice president and head of the Europe, Middle East and North Africa zone, Luis Cantarell. In particular, Cantarell says developing food to meet the nutritional requirements of the ageing population is a key priority for the world's largest food group. 

Latest News

US-Australia sign "reciprocal" food safety deal 19 Apr 17

John Shepherd

A new agreement recognising US and Australian food safety and regulatory systems as "comparable" will benefit exporters from both countries, the Australian government has said.


Mars expands range with UK Protein Powder launch 18 Apr 17

John Shepherd

Mars is expanding its range of protein-enhanced products in the UK with the launch of a protein powder under its namesake chocolate brand.


Canada unveils proposals to ban trans fats 12 Apr 17

John Shepherd

The Canadian government has published proposals to prohibit the use of partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs) in foods by the summer of 2018.


EU urged to adopt "binding" food waste target 11 Apr 17

John Shepherd

Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) today (11 April) backed proposals calling for a binding EU food waste reduction target of 50% by 2030.


Brazil meat firms lose certification in probe 11 Apr 17

John Shepherd

Brazil has cancelled the Federal Inspection Service (FIS) registration certificates of three meat facilities in the country over irregularities discovered as part of a federal investigation into alleged corruption, the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply has announced.


Fonterra teams up with Alibaba on food safety 5 Apr 17

John Shepherd

New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra has teamed up with Chinese e-commerce retailer Alibaba to launch a pilot food safety initiative that will deploy "new technologies to stop the production of counterfeit and fraudulent food products".

Latest blogs

Safety allegations could tarnish Mead Johnson's reputation 10 Feb 17

Katy Askew

Headlines that Mead Johnson's board has backed Reckitt Benckiser's takeover bid will no doubt overshadow the other news on the group this week – that it is facing a US lawsuit from a “whistle blower” over alleged breaches of safety procedures.


We wish you a merry Christmas 23 Dec 16

Dean Best

Today (23 December) is just-food's last day before closing for Christmas. We'll return, raring to go on Tuesday 3 January - but of course there's been plenty of top-notch content that has gone live in recent days for you to get you teeth into before then.

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