Swapping 20% ​​of beef for microbial protein ‘could cut deforestation in half’ | meal

According to the latest analysis, replacing 20% ​​of the world’s beef consumption with microbial protein like Quorn could halve the destruction of the planet’s forests over the next three decades. The move would also halve emissions from the global food system by reducing tree felling and methane emissions from livestock. Previous studies have shown that … Read more

The Global Food Safety Initiative is piloting benchmarking requirements for food safety auditors

Benchmarking

The Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) has announced the launch of a live pilot of its benchmarking requirements for food safety auditors’ professional accreditation bodies, following a successful comment period. According to GFSI, while the industry is an essential part of ensuring safe food for people around the world, the industry is facing increasing hiring … Read more

Glasgow’s Kelvingrove Park is hosting a free music and food festival as part of a celebration of British culture

Glasgow's Kelvingrove Park is hosting a free music and food festival as part of a celebration of British culture

Celtic Connections organizers will be helping to stage the three day event in June which will have a 10 meter high vertical farm installation as its centrepiece. In addition to live music, the program features talks and workshops with scientists, activists, technologists, chefs, writers and artists. Register to our daily newsletter The i newsletter cut … Read more

Food Network star Geoffrey Zakarian sums up the entire hospitality industry in just 48 words

Food Network star Geoffrey Zakarian sums up the entire hospitality industry in just 48 words

“I tell people what they’re doing wrong — isn’t that what we all need?” Geoffrey Zakarian Food Network star Geoffrey Zakarian jokes. Sort of. The legendary chef and restaurateur has spent decades perfecting his craft in the kitchen (making thousands upon thousands of diners happier and fatter in the meantime) and has poured his culinary … Read more

Tiny Hearts Education shows how to check which foods pose a choking risk for babies and toddlers

Australian parent organization Tiny Hearts Education has shared a simple trick for parents to test if a food is safe for their toddler to reduce the risk of choking

An Australian parent education group has shared a quick and easy test for parents to determine if a food poses a choking risk to their baby or toddler. Tiny Hearts Education, run by former Australian paramedic and mother-of-two Nikki Jurcutz, said in a post on the group’s Facebook page the simple “squish test” is a … Read more