How Clean is Your Food?

On an almost weekly basis, news stories from around the world warn us that food we may have bought recently in our local supermarket is unsafe for human consumption. Usually this is because the food has been found to have been contaminated by bacteria, often E. coli. It is almost …

Invisible Waste – What is it and How to Reduce it

This week (21st – 29th November 2020) is European Week for Waste Reduction (EWWR), and here at Vitabeam we are spreading the word! Fundamental to Vitabeam is our mission to reduce food waste – an important element of waste that is often overlooked. But this week we are casting our …

The Future of Food is In Our Hands

In the next couple of years, we will all have to ask ourselves a very important question: what kind of future do we want? Do we want to live in a society that relies on its government to decide what food we eat and how it is produced? Do we …

Food and Covid-19: Is Our Food Safe?

Worried about catching Covid-19 from your food? The good news is that the consensus among scientists is that the risk of catching Covid-19 from your food is very low. However, research into the behaviour of the virus in different environmental conditions has yielded some interesting results. Scientists were already aware …