The researchers claimed that Life Cycle Assessments (LCA) can often ignore essential factors in assessing environmental impact such as biodiversity and soil quality.
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New Food shares a frank and insightful conversation with Planet Organic founder, Renée Elliott, to hear her thoughts on integrity, trust and why she considers organic to be superior.
The researchers found that green spaces including parks, gardens, allotments, roadside verges and woodland cover 45 percent of Sheffield – a figure similar to other UK cities.
The EFF, created by Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) in Brussels, aims to promote an open dialogue on sustainable food systems among policymakers, food supply chain actors, civil society organisations, research and academia, and other public institutions.
The Annual Report also includes details about Nestlé's commitment to achieve zero net greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.
Researchers have developed a new high-resolution mapping framework which aims to precisely estimate evapotranspiration - said to be key in managing crop water use and farm efficiency.
The company will remove the 96 tonnes of plastic - equivalent of 20 million plastic shopping bags - by transitioning to cardboard packaging.
Food and beverage manufacturers need to take a fresh approach to how they do business.
A report has suggested UK supermarkets are failing to protect our oceans, with UK shoppers unknowingly consuming 2.5 times more fish than they think.
Bureau Veritas (BV) has stated that it believes the packaging levy is likely to aid companies looking to incorporate the principles of circular economy into their operations by helping to create new markets for recyclable materials that have traditionally ended up in landfill.
Researchers have found that reductions in ground ozone during a 35-year period in California, due to air pollution regulations, resulted in $600 million in increased agricultural production annually.
The research, carried out by Princeton University, aims to allow planners to estimate the impact of a city's food system and evaluate policy actions.
Lower plant densities were said to be more profitable, in part because increasing plant density led to a lower ratio of pod mass to vegetative mass.
The study found that greenhouse gas emissions reduced by 50 percent over 50 years when dairy cows in California produced the same quantity of milk, which is said to be likely due to improvements in animal husbandry, feeding and housing practices, and animal genetics.