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PEF sustainability labelling is causing serious concerns: “The methodology favours intensive agriculture and penalises organic”

The European Commission has kickstarted an initiative aimed at making its food system more sustainable, while integrating sustainability into ‘all food-related policies’.As part of the initiative, the Commission is preparing to implement new rules concerning the sustainability labelling of food products.In a joint letter sent to the Commission this month, 14 NGOs appealed for ministers…

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HPP milk concerns raised as EFSA endorses high-pressure processing of food products

HPP is a non-thermal food preservation technique that kills microorganisms that can cause diseases or spoil food. It uses intense pressure for a certain time and has minimal effects on taste, texture, appearance, or nutritional values.HPP can be used at different steps of the food chain, usually on pre-packed products. It can be applied to…

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NASA shares concerns about SpaceX’s new generation of Starlink satellites

Home News Spaceflight An astronomical image marred by trails caused by satellites of SpaceX’s Starlink megaconstellation. (Image credit: Victoria Girgis/Lowell Observatory) NASA raised concerns about SpaceX’s new Starlink satellites, including an increase of the risk of collision in orbit, in a letter to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).The five-page letter was submitted to the FCC Tuesday (Feb.…

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Safety concerns build over botanicals’ use in food: ‘There is no harmonised approach for their labelling and assessment’

Botanicals are widely used by European consumers. It is estimated close to 20% of Europeans use at least one form of botanical food supplement a day.Increasingly, food and beverage makers are also integrating botanicals into their product formulations. “We are witnessing an increase in botanical food supplement consumption,” ​a SAFE spokesperson told FoodNavigator.“This uptake can…

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Why your 5G phone concerns the airline industry: What we know about the impact on travel, flights and more

Telecommunication giants AT&T and Verizon are ready to expand their 5G services, but airlines want to prevent their complete takeoff over safety concerns at some of the nation’s airports.The two telecom companies agreed Tuesday to delay the rollout of new wireless services within two miles of those airports.This came after the CEOs of the major airlines, along…


Consumer privacy and data concerns are growing

Consumers are showing greater concern over how data is gathered online and in apps and smart devices, according to a new study by GroupM, the media investment arm of WPP. The research was conducted in December by GroupM’s Audience Origin (formerly LivePanel) and included 1,000 U.S. consumers.The findings indicated a decline in the number of…

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Aviation concerns have grounded a planned 5G expansion—again

AT&T and Verizon announced Monday they are pushing back their planned 5G expansions due to concerns about how the wireless service change might impact flights. It’s the latest development in a months-long back-and-forth between the communications companies and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), with the telecom companies insisting as recently as Sunday that they would…

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CES 2022 will be closed on January 7th due to COVID concerns. Major exhibitors are pulling out

More and more exhibitors are backing out of CES in Las Vegas amid rising cases of the more contagious omicron variant of COVID-19. Sarah Tew/CNET This story is part of CES, where CNET covers the latest news on the most incredible tech coming soon. CES 2022 just became one day shorter. The Consumer Technology Association announced…

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How the NHL is Handling Concerns Around the 2022 Winter Classic

MINNEAPOLIS — Much like the rest of the world, the NHL has been dealing with COVID-19 cases that have caused disruption. Several games were postponed and…

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Concerns about cyanide poisoning prompt recall of apricot kernels

Sungiven Foods Canada Inc. is recalling One Tang brand bitter apricot kernels from the marketplace because of the natural toxin amygdalin, which can cause cyanide poisoning. The recalled product has been sold in British Columbia. The problem was found when the Canadian Food Inspection Agency tested the product. There is concern that consumers may have…