Pastele făinoase – ingredientul care nu poate să lipsească din bucătăriile profesionale

Pastele făinoase – ingredientul care nu poate să lipsească din bucătăriile profesionale Pastele făinoase sunt, probabil, unele dintre cele mai răspândite și consumate produse alimentare pe întreaga planetă. Există mai mult de 600 de forme de paste în lume: clasificate după lungimea lor există paste lungi și scurte, după forma lor există paste tubulare, fire/linii, […]

Aprobarea Ghidului Solicitantului şi manualului de procedură pentru submăsura 19.4 – Sprijin pentru cheltuieli de funcționare și animare

Aprobarea Ghidului Solicitantului şi manualului de procedură pentru submăsura 19.4 – Sprijin pentru cheltuieli de funcționare și animare Source: Comunicari PNADR Aprobarea Ghidului Solicitantului şi manualului de procedură pentru submăsura 19.4 – Sprijin pentru cheltuieli de funcționare și animare

Success Stories – Squeezing extra value from fruit and veg

Success Stories – Squeezing extra value from fruit and veg An EU-funded project has shown that by setting up onsite facilities, fruit and vegetable processors can cost-effectively transform their by-products into sustainable added-value compounds. This can boost rural employment and provide a new source of ingredients for the chemicals, materials, food and pharmaceutical industries. Source: […]

Research Headlines – EU researchers taste success with healthier food processes

Research Headlines – EU researchers taste success with healthier food processes EU-funded researchers have identified effective ways for food-makers to reduce the salt, sugar and fat content of popular products without losing out on taste. Their success has already led to a range of new products hitting the market, with others in the pipeline. Source: […]

Proceedings of the 2016 FAO international symposium on agricultural biotechnologies

Proceedings of the 2016 FAO international symposium on agricultural biotechnologies FAO organized the international symposium on “The role of agricultural biotechnologies in sustainable food systems and nutrition” on 15-17 February 2016 at FAO headquarters, Rome. Proceedings of the symposium, edited by J. Ruane, J.D. Dargie and C. Daly, are now available. Organized in eight chapters, […]

FAO/CBD/OECD webinar on international databases on biosafety

FAO/CBD/OECD webinar on international databases on biosafety Following two similar events in November 2014 and May 2015, a third webinar was jointly organized by FAO, the Convention of Biological Diversity (CBD) and the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) on 9 December 2015. It provided a training opportunity in understanding the location, contents, specific […]

Probiotics in animal nutrition

Probiotics in animal nutrition As part of its Animal Production and Health Papers series, FAO has just published “Probiotics in animal nutrition – Production, impact and regulation”, by Y.S. Bajagai, A.V. Klieve, P.J. Dart and W.L. Bryden, edited by H.P.S. Makkar. The 89-page report presents a unique and exhaustive review of the state of […] […]

Cartagena COP-MOP 8 and CBD COP 13

Cartagena COP-MOP 8 and CBD COP 13 The 8th meeting of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety (COP-MOP 8) takes place on 4-17 December 2016 in Cancun, Mexico. The annotated provisional agenda and other documents are now available at https://www.cbd.int/doc/?meeting=MOP-08. The meeting will […]