Almost half of the new trade issues discussed in a WTO committee in 2020 mentioned food safety, according to a report on the meeting.

Of the 36 new specific trade concerns (STCs) raised in the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) Committee, 16 referred to food safety measures.

More than a third were due to other areas, such as certification, inspection and approval procedures. Those remaining referred to plant and animal health. The 36 STCs is the most since 2003. An additional 17 previously raised STCs were also debated.

New STCs on food safety included modified European Union

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During the pandemic, food insecurity worsened in many homes and across racial groups. But an analysis by the U.S. Census Bureau indicates fears about leaving home to get enough food were a more prevalent factor for Asian households.

Among the 77,000 respondents to a survey in late March, Asian households were more than twice as likely as white respondents to report lacking enough to eat because they were “afraid to go or didn’t want to go out to buy food.”

Respondents were not asked to give a

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New data released today by three European Union (EU) agencies shows that antibiotic consumption among food-producing animals on the continent has significantly declined in recent years and is now lower than it is in people.

The joint inter-agency surveillance report also identified a connection between antibiotic use in livestock and drug-resistant bacteria found in humans.

Officials with the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), and the European Medicines Agency (EMA) say the findings of the joint report indicate that measures taken by many European countries to reduce antibiotic use in food-animal production

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Grubhub released its third “State of the Plate” report on Wednesday, taking a look at how and what consumers ate over the last six months.

The report delved into hundreds of thousands of delivery orders to identify the top trending foods, beverages and restaurants during the first half of 2021. The analysis also offers a glimpse into what to expect as we move into the next six months of the year.

Looking back at the top 10 trending foods to date, there’s a noticeable shift toward plant-based options and global flavors. Coming in at No. 1

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The latest report, Global Food Fortification Ingredients Market Growth 2020-2025 is analyzed and studied on the basis of a comprehensive analysis of the global market. The report focuses on major aspects associated with the market involving market segmentation, geographical segmentation, market dynamics, and other market growth factors. The report delivers a detailed analysis of distinguishable strategies for industrial growth that will help to determine commanding segments and know distinct factors. Scope of different segments and applications that can potentially influence the global Food Fortification Ingredients market in the future has been analyzed further in the report.

The report presents a

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‘There are a lot of people going into this industry making very low rates of pay relative to how much it costs to live in parts of Ontario,’ says one of the report’s authors

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Despite receiving much adoration during the pandemic, grocery clerks and cashiers are working in overwhelmingly low-paid and part-time positions, according to a new report

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