The United States Food and Drug Administration has issued a new call to action to the infant formula industry to protect babies from illnesses caused by Salmonella and Cronobacter sakazakii bacteria. – CNN
Fly By Jing, known for its Sichuan chili crisp, has secured $12 million in series B finding. The funds will be used to accelerate its growth as it expands into Kroger and other U.S. retailers.
Impossible Foods is set to launch a leaner version of its plant-based beef. The new Impossible Beef Lite has 45% less total fat than 90/10 lean beef from cows.
Dutch dairy producer FrieslandCampina N.V. and U.S. soda maker PepsiCo have asked their suppliers to stop buying palm oil from plantation owner Astra Agro Lestari, accused by environmental groups of land and human rights abuses.
Lidl has recalled its ready-to-eat Tapas branded Cocktail Shrimp due to a potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The product was distributed across all U.S. Lidl locations, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
An analysis of data from over 60,000 seniors showed that choosing to follow a Mediterranean diet reduces a person’s likelihood of developing dementia by almost one-quarter, even among those with genes that put them at greater risk.
In a move that affects more than 1,500 workers, Tyson Foods is set to close two chicken plants in Van Buren, Arkansas, and Glen Allen, Virginia, by May 12.
The United States Environmental Protection Agency has proposed a federal limit on forever chemicals in drinking water across the United States. Officials say the move will save lives.
Metal oxide nanoparticles, frequently used as food coloring and anti-caking agents in the food industry, may cause damage to certain parts of the human intestine, according to a new study by scientists at Cornell and Binghamton Universities.
Ag Funder News
Shiru, a California-based startup, has identified plant-based proteins that can be combined with healthy oils to create structured fats that can replace the saturated animal or tropical fats in multiple applications.
Food Safety News
According to a newly released report, the total number of “units” recalled under the authority of the FDA increased by more than 650% in 2022 compared to 2021.
The Hershey Co. is launching milk-free alternatives for its Hershey’s and Reese’s brands. The move signals Hershey’s entrance into the plant-based trend.
Kellogg’s moved a step closer to splitting the company into two distinct companies for cereals as snacks by announcing the names of the two businesses that will succeed Kellogg’s. They are Kellanova and WK Kellogg Co.
Experts expect that 60% of meat will be in the form of vegan or lab-grown protein by 2040.
Burger Index, a Spanish food tech startup established in 2022, has raised $1.3m in seed funding to start its expansion in the GCC region.