Two meta-analyses have questioned the efficacy of calcium supplements to boost bone mineral density (BMD) and reduce the risk of fractures, but the data selection for the analyses has been...
Italian dairy firm Granarolo Spa has applied for a health claim for a probiotic – prebiotic combination and the reduced recurrence of cold sores.
For generations, Southeast Asia has been a black hole for dairy, mainly because lactose has been seen as incompatible with regional physiology. But that is changing, says Sharon Gerdes, a...
One of the largest probiotic clinical interventions has found significant improvement in gut health in healthy people.
Infants with allergies to cow’s milk can become tolerant after treatment with hydrolysed casein and a probiotic formula which alters their gut microbiome, according to a new study.
As the US yogurt market develops, research in the field of probiotics is ever more relevant, says US yogurt giant Dannon.
Arla Foods Ingredients is showcasing a new high-protein ingredient for cake mixes that the company hopes can take advantage of the 'snackification' trend.
With its gourmet savory yogurts now gracing shelves at 800-900 stores in the US, Blue Hill is now looking to challenge the nation’s palate again, this time with a new...
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New research showing high protein breakfasts can prevent weight gain, curb hunger pangs and stabilize glucose levels reveals unmet needs in the marketplace and opportunities for packaged food manufacturers, according...
Moderate butter consumption could result in higher levels of both 'bad' LDL and 'good' HDL cholesterol, the findings of a Danish study suggest.
Cross contamination of cut and repackaged cheeses formed part of a Listeria outbreak that sickened 22 people and was linked to four deaths, according to a study.
Chinese scientists have developed a method to detect melamine in milk and infant formula using gold nanoparticles.
Engineers at the University of California Berkeley (UC Berkeley) have created a 3D-printed 'smart cap' for milk cartons that detects signs of spoilage.
Probiotics are more effective when ingested with dairy products, UC Davis research suggests.
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has approved three children’s health claims for immune health and energy-yielding metabolism but rejected a fourth infant claim for the reduction of gastrointestinal discomfort....
Probiotic fermented milk may improve airway allergies through immune system shift, says Argentinian research funded by Danone.
Pure camel chymosin – an enzyme found to effectively coagulate camel and donkey milk – also holds the potential to clot milk from horses, according to new research.
Replacing standard vegetable fats with a proprietary form in infant formulas can reduce the chances of infant obesity, an industry-funded study has found.
Zenith International kicked off its ninth Global Dairy Congress in the Netherlands with a trip to FrieslandCampina's Innovation Centre at Wageningen University.
Nestlé has filed a patent for probiotics to be taken during pregnancy and lactation, which it says help reduce the risk of allergies for the infant.
Milk manufacturers need to work more closely with retailers in low-income and nonwhite neighborhoods to adequately stock and encourage consumption of skim and low-fat options, argue the authors of a...
Lactase persistence - the genetic ability to digest milk sugar lactose as an adult - developed in Europeans later "than previously estimated," an analysis of Bronze Age DNA suggests. ...
After decades of research, Oregon State University (OSU) has begun commercializing a natural dairy thickener with probiotic potential.
Abbott Laboratories has filed an international patent for a process it says allows it to produce better-tasting powders with improved nutrient content.