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The untapped potential of algae to transform our diets

In Blog by Elta Smith

Algae just might have superpowers. Packed with nutrients, including high levels of protein, essential amino acids, vitamins and minerals, some species are considered a ‘complete’ food. Algae can confer immune support and have anti-inflammatory properties, reducing the likelihood of cancer …

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Sustainable use of pesticides

In Projects by Elta Smith

The use of pesticides, including their health and environmental risks, is an issue of high societal concern in the EU. It’s a polarised topic, with strong views about their benefits and harms. The EU already has one of the strictest …

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Food systems foresight

In Projects by Elta Smith

Food systems are complex systems that are, in turn, interdependent with other complex systems, such as health, energy, climate and agriculture systems. They involve many actors, relationships and processes as well as difficult-to-predict events. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) is …