Food

Supermarket Food in the UK Could Soon Have Eco-Labels

Supermarket Food in the UK Could Soon Have Eco-Labels

What if when you went grocery shopping, the food and drink labels at the supermarket not only had nutrition information, but details about the environmental impact of products as well? This could soon be a reality in the UK, as the first “transparent and reproducible method” of determining the environmental impact of food and drink […]

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    3D-Printed Vegan Salmon Fillets Expected to Reach U.S. Stores in 2023

    3D-Printed Vegan Salmon Fillets Expected to Reach U.S. Stores in 2023

    Revo Foods, a plant-based food tech startup, is ready to start stocking grocery store shelves with sustainable “seafood.” No, it’s not seafood caught from the ocean — instead, Revo Foods has created 3D-printed salmon made from plants that is expected to reach the market in 2023. The company, based in Vienna, currently sells packets of […]

    EU Announces Plan to Cut Pesticide Use in Half

    EU Announces Plan to Cut Pesticide Use in Half

    The European Commission has proposed a new law that would cut pesticide use in half by 2030 and completely ban the use of these chemicals near schools, playgrounds and hospitals. The proposal is part of a larger set of goals to reverse biodiversity loss and restore 20% of land and seas by the end of […]

    Seafood Consumption Linked to Increased Risk of Melanoma

    Seafood Consumption Linked to Increased Risk of Melanoma

    A new study has found that regular consumption of fish and other seafood is linked to an increased risk of developing melanoma. While sun exposure, especially when the skin gets sunburned, heightens the risk of melanoma, a new study from Brown University and published in the journal Cancer Causes and Control has also found that […]

    Court Rules EPA Failed to Fully Consider Glyphosate’s Risk to Humans and Wildlife

    Court Rules EPA Failed to Fully Consider Glyphosate’s Risk to Humans and Wildlife

    A federal court ruled Friday that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) must reconsider whether glyphosate — the active ingredient in Bayer’s Roundup weedkiller — poses a health risk to humans and endangered species.  Environmental groups had challenged the Trump administration’s 2020 interim registration for the chemical, which concluded that it did not cause cancer […]