New evidence links ultra-processed foods with a range of health risks

Two large European studies find positive associations between consumption of highly processed ("ultra-processed") foods and risk of cardiovascular disease and death.

New research shows illegal levels of arsenic found in baby foods

Almost half of baby rice food products contain illegal levels of inorganic arsenic despite new regulations set by the EU, new research concludes.

Nigerian customs stops 2.75 tons of potentially deadly fake plastic rice from hitting markets

Nigerian customs seized 2.75 tons of "plastic rice," a realistic-looking fake food product that could have caused untold public health issues.

Poor food 'risks health of half the world'

As the population grows over the next 20 years half the world will be left malnourished, an independent panel of experts on food and agriculture warns.