Singapore 12 March 2019: Food security: Target consumers to embrace local food Read this article by Trina Liang For The Straits Times.
Can you imagine consuming seafood that’s grown in the lab, instead of the ocean? Or eating a juicy 3D-printed meat patty that no animal had to be harmed for?
As alternative food sources begin to enter Singapore’s markets – Impossible Burgers made of plant-based substitutes recently landed here – the launch next month of new food regulator Singapore Food Agency (SFA) cannot be more timely.
Click here to read the full article in www.straitstimes.com.
Our official launch on 13 Nov 2018 was held at the National Library Singapore (Central). More than 150 guests, across government, businesses and academia were in attendence. Pls refer to https://www.worldfoodfuture.com/about-us/events/ for more details and photos.
Singapore 27 October 2018: Why is FoodSteps our free schools’ nutrition outreach initiative focused on primary school kids? Read this speech by DPM Tharman.
DPM Tharman notes in a speech today “8 years ago, about 10% of our primary school children were overweight. Last year, this figure has increased to 13%. Many of these children were already overweight when they turned 5. We have to act much more decisively to change habits in the early years.
Otherwise, the situation will only get worse – not only for our children, but with consequences for the health of our population later on in life. 70% of children who are overweight at age 7, remain overweight as adults. This also has a direct impact on chronic diseases such as diabetes, and life expectancy”.