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 ....
Dietary recommendations for protein intake should be increased for healthy older adults to 1.0 to 1.2 g protein/kg body weight/day, says an international team of experts.
Nick Henson is the Reading-based associate director at the International Food Network (IFN), a key player in the EU’s new multi-million euro, multi-partner Metabolic Syndrome-battling project, PATHWAY-27 , that has health claim victories...
NutraIngredients went to LA recently to question two leading probiotic academics about probiotics and the microbiome and which we present exclusively here. The interviews form part of a new documentary...
A study involving 167 breastfed and probiotic formula fed ‘excessive crying’ infants has found no benefits for the formula-fed ones, even though other studies showed probiotics could reduce the malady.
French training institute the National Dairy Industry College (ENIL) has rubbished reports it has agreed to school a North Korean delegation on the art of cheese making.
Probiotic pioneer Yakult’s little bottles are to feature in a 6-year, gravity-free study at the International Space Station (ISS).
Intake of whey protein as a supplement or in combination with resistance exercise, or as part of a weight-loss or weight-maintenance diet, may boost body composition for men and women,...
Bold and unusual flavours, added functionality, and developments in packaging are being created for Greek yogurt, according to Zenith International.
Consumption of Gamalost, a traditional Norwegian cheese, may reduce blood pressure, researchers claim.
A multi-party, EU-funded project is investigating the potential of docosahexaenoic acid (DHA); β-glucan and anthocyanins to be used in ‘bioactive-enriched foods (BEF)’ that could help the range of maladies known...
Photopurification – which uses ultraviolet (UV) light to inactivate pathogens – could outstrip pasteurization of dairy products in the future, predicts developer SurePure.
An ice cream which contains Viagra has been developed by a UK company.
Low & fat-free milk consumption can reduce the likelihood of osteoarthritis (OA), researchers at Brigham & Women’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts have found.