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How stores can throw out less food

Grocery stores throw out 75 000 tons of food annually. By adding date tagging to the barcode, food waste could be dramatically reduced, according to two students.

Cooking fumes can create respiratory problems for chefs

Cooks live less long on average than people in most other occupational groups. Changes in their working environment could result in better health for many.

Grandsons' health at risk if grandpa ate well in his youth

This odd connection may be due to our genes being affected by the world around us.

Bigger people will need more food

Food demand is growing as people get bigger. Feeding a population of 9 billion in 2050 will require much more food than previously calculated.

Norway! Keep up with vegetarian trends!

A recent analysis shows that Norway still has untapped potential when it comes to developing its own plant-based products using local ingredients.

Smart sensor technology could mean better sausage and chips

Full temperature control leads to better sausages, and control of water content means better chips: new study.

Bringing fish heads and bones back to the dinner table

New project will convert residual by-products into high-quality, functional ingredients, using efficient and sustainable processing methods.

Calorie labels encourage us to order healthier meals

Labelling the calorie content of meals in restaurants is an effective tool for combating weight gain in the population, says the Danish Cancer Society.

Pensioners unknowingly subsidise groceries for young and wealthy

High-income families in Oslo get cheaper food at the expense of those in rural areas who are unable to use apps or unwilling to disclose their consumer habits. Apps that give discounts create new economic disparities.

Full-fat fermented milk products linked to lower risk of stroke

Results could prompt authorities to rethink dairy product recommendations, says scientist.