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Unless you're living on a farm in the middle of nowhere, chances are you consume at least some packaged foods. Food scientists around the...

PRO/EDR> Streptococcus, group A, scarlet fever – UK (02): (England) update

Scarlet Fever -- Worldwide/UnknownScarlet fever cases in Lincolnshire have rocketed by 350 percent, latest official figures show. And with many more youngsters affected...

FAO boosts food security efforts in countries affected by Syria crisis

FAO is scaling up its support to Jordan and other countries in the region affected by the humanitarian crisis in Syria that has...

Agriculture bears major brunt of disaster impacts, new report says

Nearly a quarter of damages wrought by natural disasters on the developing world are borne by agriculture according to initial results from a...

Chief Executive’s blog: International Women’s Day in Science

Last week I had the privilege of meeting many excellent women scientists at events to celebrate International Women’s Day. The evidence of the business...

Keeping plant pests and diseases at bay: experts focus on global measures

The annual meeting of the Commission on Phytosanitary Measures, the governing body of the International Plant Protection Convention, brings together senior plant health...

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This week, the World Health Organization sent the food and sugar industries into a tailspin by changing their sugar intake guidelines for the first time...

Emirates’ date palm oases recognized as agricultural heritage sites

Two date palm oases in the United Arab Emirates have joined a growing number of ecosystems that are formally recognized by FAO for...

PRO/EDR> Pertussis – USA (05): (OR)

Whooping Cough -- Worldwide/UnknownBenton County Health Department officials said that Linus Pauling Middle School and Crescent Valley High School have new confirmed...

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Health experts around the world recommend people incorporate these 6 seeds in their diets. Whether you sprinkle these over your breakfast cereal or have...