The food theft crisis is framed as a threat to paying customers. This furthers the divide between those who can still afford groceries and those who cannot.
As global acute food insecurity increases, severe wasting — which already affects 13.6 million children — is expected to rise with it. Treating wasting requires specialized nutrition and medical care.
Food insecurity is an issue felt particularly acutely by Inuit across Northern Canada. Culturally appropriate food systems may be the solution.
Ever wonder why bakers spend so long kneading their dough? They’re trying to form a gluten network, which helps the bread rise.
Modern settlers to Palestine viewed the desert as something they needed to “make bloom.” But it already was, thanks to the long history of Palestinian agricultural systems.
Pared-down packaging designs send a subtle yet powerful message of purity to shoppers – and they’re willing to fork over more cash for these goods, regardless of the actual number of additives.
The Ukraine war’s impact on food insecurity is critical, but there is more to the picture. The main problem is that capitalism allows food and other basic needs to become precarious commodities.
Food was tied into multiple Halloween traditions that had love trouble at their core.
There are more than 40,000 varieties of cultivated rice. If you’ve ever wondered about the differences between all the colourful rices at the supermarket, here’s a rundown.
Pantry food can go bad if exposed to oxygen, but an AI model might help develop more effective preservatives and keep food fresher for longer.
Once a cornerstone for many food retailers, brand loyalty is eroding as consumers prioritize cost savings over long-term brand relationships.
After a 14-year-old died doing a viral spicy chip challenge, many parents have called for more awareness about the risks of these challenges.
People with diabetes in Liberia face a vicious cycle of hunger and neglect that can sometimes spiral out of control and put their lives in danger.
Farming has made crop plants reliant on synthetic fertilisers, but we can reactivate their ability to engage with beneficial microorganisms and make them more independent.
Did the Green Revolution, which brought high-tech agriculture to developing nations in the 1960s, prevent famine? Recent research takes a much more skeptical view.
New research about the Nutrition North Canada program shows that the subsidy is not being fully passed on to consumers.
Liposomes have been used to enhance the effectiveness of medicines for decades – but it doesn’t necessarily mean they will work in food supplements too.
Ultra-processed foods are bad for our health and our planet and must be central to any efforts to reduce our carbon emissions, and waistlines.
Flies often beat out competitors for food because of their specialized sensing organs called antennae.
TB is the single most deadly infectious killer of humankind. New research shows food and proper nutrition work like a vaccine against the disease.