Rose petals and orange blossoms are turning up in yogurt and the newest drinks touting antioxidants double as high-octane cocktail mixers.
People are easily fooled when it comes to food labels, and will eat more of something if they believe it's a "small" portion, according to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research.
A consumer watchdog group in the United States says when it comes to fast food restaurants, it is a struggle to find anything remotely healthy for a child to eat.
A ban on fast food advertisements in the United States could reduce the number of overweight children by as much as 18 percent, according to a new study being published this month in the Journal of Law and Economics.
Five major fast food chains have significantly decreased trans fats in the oils they use to cook food, according to new research from the University of Minnesota School of Public Health.
A consumer advocacy group in the United States has called for a ban on artificial colourings in food.
Consumer concern about food safety has declined over the past year even as the number of people experiencing serious food-borne illnesses nearly doubled, according to the Thomson Reuters-NPR Health Poll.
The growth in world population along with the urbanisation of developing countries is placing undue demands on global food supplies. Key challenges include production, transportation and also maintaining food safety and security.