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IFT film aims to ‘fight myths about food science’

The IFT hopes the Food Evolution film will combat prejudices against GM technology

Fighting myths about food science is the aim of a new film commissioned by the US-based Institute of Food Technology (IFT). Ahead of the IFT Annual Meeting & Food Expo, which starts today (June 26), Food Manufacture talked to Professor Colin Dennis, immediate IFT past president, about the film.

Christine Tacon: ‘The collaborative approach that I have promoted has been a real engine of change’

Complaints to Groceries Code Adjudicator fall

The Scottish Association of Meat Wholesalers slammed Food Standards Scotland's new hygiene inspection charges

Meat factories ‘risk closure’ after FSS inspection charge rise

Sugar tax must be extended beyond soft drinks, says Food Standards Scotland

FSS backs extending sugar tax beyond soft drinks

Bans on commonly used pesticides and herbicides threaten to jeopardise the UK’s supply of cost-effective food

Pesticide regulation talks threaten UK food supply chain

Free school meals are said to be a key weapon in the battle against obesity

Free school meals ‘help in fight against obesity’

A project to boost food safety and fraud in the EU and China has been launched

Food safety and fraud £8.75M project launched

Tougher controls are needed on the advertising of foods high in fat, sugar and salt to children, argues Which?

Food promotion controls to protect kids ‘are flawed’

Global Brands's VK Facebook add has been banned by the Advertising Standards Authority

Facebook vodka ad banned by ASA

Michael Gove was appointed Environment Secretary on June 11 (Flickr/Policy Exchange)

New DEFRA boss Gove is a ‘heavy hitter’: FDF

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