[USA] In the fall of 2013, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) bought 10 samples of carrageenan from 5 companies sold through Continue reading Heavy metals in food: Carrageenan as an example of the need to improve ingredient quality
[USA] Red seaweeds play a critical role in economies worldwide, as they are used in hair products, toothpaste and food. A researcher in Continue reading Marine biologist to explore life cycle diversity in red seaweed
[Global] Are you wearing seaweed? People have been for hundreds of years, without necessarily knowing it. Sixteenth-century Indian calico Continue reading Are you wearing seaweed?
[Netherlands] Seaweed is on the rise as a sustainable source of protein for people and animals alike, according to Wageningen Continue reading Seaweed may be sustainable food for people, animals
[Japan] Seaweed didn’t exactly come into play during those “make your own ice cream” science experiments you probably did in elementary school, and you probably wouldn’t find out about it if you were learning about the history of ice cream trucks and the ice cream they used to sell, Continue reading The Japanese who invented ice cream, using seaweed
[Fiji] The Yasawa region is one of the key centres of Fiji’s seaweed production industry, with most of it exported to the Asian countries for use in food and medicine. Continue reading Yasawa: Center of Fiji’s seaweed production industry
[Israel] Consumers are now used to seeing new information about how beneficial fruits and vegetables are to one’s health. But one of the healthiest items available may not even be a fruit or vegetable; it might be seaweed.
“There is nothing in the world like Continue reading Arava grow seaweed on land: New superfood comes from the sea
[Malaysia] The Algae Research Lab in Universiti Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, smells like the sea. The salty odour and pungent scent of sea Continue reading Universiti Malaya moving to commercial production of pulp and bioethanol from seaweed
South Australian scientists are undertaking trials to see if seaweed can be farmed as part of the State’s AUD 243 million (USD 224.8 million) aquaculture industry.
Trials are underway near Port Lincoln involving four native seaweeds and their Continue reading Seaweed farming potential assessed
Gracilariopsis lemaneiformis or red seaweed is used throughout Asia for various purposes and is one of the most important aquaculture species in China, which in that country is cultivated for its high-quality raw agar. At its culture site… Continue reading Global Climate Change and Red Seaweed Production in China