EFSA says mealworms safe for human consumption

“Insects are complex organisms, which makes characterizing the composition of insect-derived food products a challenge. Understanding their microbiology is paramount, considering also that the entire insect is consumed. The EFSA Panel on Nutrition, Novel Foods and Food Allergens (NDA) determined: “There are no safety concerns regarding the stability of the [novel food] if the NFContinue reading “EFSA says mealworms safe for human consumption”

Nearly 200 companies pledge to halve food waste by 2030

“A coalition of nearly 200 major food suppliers, manufacturers and retailers — including Ahold Delhaize, Walmart, Kroger, Mondelez, Nestlé, and PepsiCo — committed to the 10x20x30 initiative, with the goal cutting their food waste in half by 2030. While General Mills signed up for this initiative, the company separately announced it will reduce its greenhouseContinue reading “Nearly 200 companies pledge to halve food waste by 2030”