Many Americans gag at the idea of maggots, locusts or other insect-proteins. But Louwrens Hoffman, a meat science professor at University of Queensland, says unusual protein sources might be needed to meet future demand.
World food prices rose in February from the month before, as rising prices for staple grains and dairy products more than balanced out lower values for vegetable oils, the United Nations food agency said on Thursday.
World food prices fell fractionally in November from the month before, as a sharp rise in sugar and vegetable oil values was largely offset by a fall in dairy, the United Nations food agency said on Thursday.
Protein is changing consumer eating habits and promises big opportunity for pork producers. But new insights from the National Pork Board and the Pork Checkoff show pork only holds a small portion of menu offerings.
Laws requiring food outlets to post calorie information of menu offerings go in effect today. Restaurants, convenience or grocery stores, movie theaters and vending machines with more than 20 sites must comply.