Ultra-processed products have little or no intact 'food' remaining in them. And much-praised industry led reformulation is doing nothing effective about this.
Processed foods can be nutritious as well as economical and convenient. So let's stop demonizing processed foods, and ease up on those who turn to them for convenience and price.
By 2025, Canada’s population could include five million people who live alone. Those who live alone tend to cook less, but the food industry has plans for them.
One of the largest UK meat processors has launched a new vegan meat product. This was long overdue.
Scientists have found ways to trick the brain into thinking you're tasting salt.
Much of the trash on Canadian shorelines can be traced to five food companies. We could soon see more compostable and edible packaging.
With Walmart bringing blockchain technology to its grocery stores, other retailers will soon have to get on board.
Canadians are bargain-hunters when it comes to food, and so food manufacturers try to keep prices low. But does that mean they should engage in 'shrinkflation?'
With demand for meat alternatives growing, the meat industry is getting protective over names such as 'vegetarian sausages'.
Salmon prices are soaring because of sea lice infestations – but new medicine and technology could help.
As the death count in South Africa’s listeriosis outbreak rises, Canadian researchers are isolating bacteria from the microbiome of exotic foods to try to develop a solution.
The sugar tax relies on creating a price difference between high- and low-sugar drinks, but this could be cancelled out by bundled offers, such as fixed-price meal deals.
The fate of turkey tails shows how Americans have shifted from eating whole animals to focusing on choice cuts – and the surprising places where unwanted parts end up.
How food is labelled and presented determines how hungry you will be later.
New data on soaring child obesity should not come as a surprise. The food industry spends billions marketing unhealthy foods in a global society where over-eating is seen as a character flaw.
Amazon has pledged to continue slashing prices at Whole Foods now that it's acquired the organic food mecca. Will that mean more affordable organic food for more people -- delivered overnight?
Bombarded with unhealthy offerings by the food industry, we blame and shame ourselves for gaining weight. But is it really our fault, or are we being "entrapped?"
Washing chickens in chlorine isn't actually deemed dangerous – it's what comes with it that's the problem.
No wonder obesity is a tough public health issue for governments to deal with. Our research has uncovered a range of barriers to tackling it, some more obvious than others.
Body weight is a complex issue and going after one culprit is not enough.