British and Finnish scientists have uncovered evidence of milk consumption in Finland as far back as 2500 BC, by analyzing fragments of prehistoric pottery.
A new meta-analysis has found that current evidence does not support the notion that calcium supplements increase the risk of heart disease in elderly women. The study reaffirms the safety...
Researchers have developed a real time (rt-) polymerase chain reaction (PCR) protocol for the rapid and reliable identification and quantitative detection of Listeria monocytogenes.
Probiotics research is now entering the Malaysian mainstream, according to two female Universiti Sains Malaysia students who recently received international recognition for their work.
Potential gut health benefits of synbiotics may be limited since only specific combinations enhance probiotic survival and growth, say researchers.
Mice fed omega-3s had healthier joints than those fed diets high in saturated fats and omega-6 fatty acids, Duke University researchers say.
Scientists have called new discoveries from leading Japanese dairy product company Morinaga Milk Industry on popular probiotic genus bifidobacteria, “an interesting first step”.
The British Cheese Board has unveiled a study it claims debunks the age-old myth that eating cheese before bed gives people nightmares.
Bürkert FloWave, which measures the flow of a liquid in a pipe, is being tested in the dairy industry and has requests from a chocolate manufacturer.
Fresh scientific findings on the structure of milk during digestion could lead to the development of more advanced weight loss drinks, formula for premature babies, and a new form of...
Mead Johnson Nutrition has awarded the University of Illinois' Department of Animal Sciences a grant of nearly $1m to further its understanding of how nutrition affects brain development in piglets....
Mediterranean dairy producers are being encouraged to combine their traditional skills with an entrepreneurial spirit to meet demand for the region’s products.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison, US, will develop the curriculum for a $400m Nestlé dairy training center in China.
The evidence has grown so strong for the best-documented probiotic strains that a generic digestive health claim should exist, according to a consensus statement from leading international researchers published this...
Probiotics isolated from Mongolian dairy products could alleviate allergy symptoms through intestinal immunity and helper cell balance, research using mice has suggested.
Avantium has closed a financing round of $50m from a consortium including Swire Pacific, The Coca-Cola Company, DANONE, ALPLA, and existing shareholders to advancing PEF packaging material.
A research team at the University of Massachusetts Amherst has received almost $500,000 to develop faster methods for detecting and separating microbial contamination from food.
Fresh scientific claims, that spreading protein intake evenly across meals can optimize the sustainability and growth of muscle, could broaden "mainstream opportunities" for high-protein products, says Volac.
The National Dairy Council (NDC) has rubbished the science behind a resurfaced People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) campaign linking dairy consumption to autism.
Almost 30% of the global population are either obese or overweight, according to new trend data from 188 countries.
A paper device, only slightly larger than a postage stamp, could detect pathogens including E.coli thanks to research from the University of Alberta, Canada.
Ingredients giant DSM has unveiled a new toolbox for its protease enzymes that aims expand the use of the enzymes from niche market applications, and help manufacturers 'do more with...
Women consuming a high-protein breakfast may have better control over glucose and insulin levels, and could be at a lower risk of developing diabetes, say researchers.
Listeria monocytogenes can be detected from selective enrichment broths using MALDI–TOF mass spectrometry, according to a study.
Consuming probiotics may decrease the duration of common upper respiratory tract infections (URTI) by up to a day, compared to placebo, according to findings published in the British Journal of Nutrition ....