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Food waste

Global Food Security report highlights change needed to reduce food waste

The Global Food Security Programme has published a report  identifying the main research priorities needed to address the problems of food waste. Tackling food waste is a vital part of ensuring food security in the future. ‘Food Waste within Global Systems’  identifies research priorities throughout the food supply chain, from production through to consumers. Part of the […]

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Superbroccoli.info – the facts about broccoli in new website

Beneforté superbroccoli has been conventionally bred to contain 2-3 times the levels of naturally occurring compound called glucoraphanin, and has been developed by British science at the Institute of Food Research and the John Innes Centre.  Research suggests this could help to maintain cardiovascular health and to reduce the risk of some forms of cancer. www.superbroccoli.info presents […]

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Institute of Food Research hosts global experts on ageing conference

The British Society for Research on Ageing (BSRA) is co-hosting its annual meeting with the Institute of Food Research (IFR), and a major strand of the conference is focused on how ageing is influenced by both diet, and the bacteria that live in our guts. The IFR, based on the Norwich Research Park, carries out […]

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