The New Zealand Commerce Commission has given "preliminary" backing to an Infant Nutrition Council (INC) request for power to restrict the infant formula marketing practices of its members. ...
The chief of the British Specialist Nutrition Association (BSNA) is passing the baton after 11 years with the infant, elderly, gluten-free and other specialty foods group.
Enzymotec has initiated a project to increase its understanding of the factors that affect the composition of breast milk.
Turbulent dairy markets hit profit margins at Glanbia Ingredients Ireland (GII) in the past year, although sales continued to grow and the development of a major milk processing venture remained...
Formula-fed infants are exposed to greater levels of arsenic than those that are breastfed, US research suggests.
Manufacturers could help devise "self-regulatory commitments" on the composition and marketing of growing-up formula under a new European Commission "policy option."
With economic conditions expected to "remain difficult and unstable" in 2015, Danone has forecast organic sales growth of no more than 5% for the year ahead.
Mead Johnson Nutrition plans to boost its US infant formula manufacturing capabilities to supply the e-commerce channels opening up between the US and China.
Yakult and leading academics expressed frustration at what they see as unfair and opaque scientific requirements around probiotic health claims in the European Union – but how much is industry...
Operations have begun at Fonterra's whey and lactose plant in Heerenveen - the New Zealand dairy giant's first wholly-owned European ingredients facility.
Nestlé and Swedish-based supplier BioGaia have announced the launch of a new toddler formula containing the patented probiotic Lactobacillus reuteri Protectis.
Fonterra has tabled its pre-agreed RMB 18.00 (US$2.88, €2.54) per share offer to acquire up to 20% of its Chinese partner Beingmate.
US infant formula giant Mead Johnson Nutrition has applied to patent a "nutritional composition" it claims can provide "novel benefits...not possible with current offerings."
EFSA has issued a long-awaited immune and gut health claim guidance document it says draws on years of dossier assessment and includes biomarker updates, but a leading consultant was left...
A new method of quantifying probiotic content in products promises greater accuracy and efficiency, according to emerging research.
The secretary general of a leading probiotic association has launched a stinging attack on the European Union health claims regime she said is discriminatory, confusing and shameful.
Europe’s three biggest probiotic groups have united behind a new European chapter of the International Probiotics Association (IPA) to deal with the “critical” 6-year regulatory imbroglio that has seen an EU-wide...
Mead Johnson Nutrition cannot foresee "how or when" the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) will conclude its investigation into the promotional practices of its Chinese infant formula business....
Sales of probiotic food, drink and supplements are set to reach £29bn by 2018, as consumers seek food-based answers to health issues, according to one expert commentator.
Infant formula manufacturers could collectively boost production by 100,000 tonnes a year by reviewing aspects of their operations, NIZO Food Research claims.
Fonterra intends to reduce the amount of product it offers on the GlobalDairyTrade (GDT) auction platform in response to a fall in milk production.
A probiotic could hold the key to treating peanut allergies in children, researchers in Melbourne have found.
Probiota 2015 in Amsterdam is less than a week a way - a rare place where business leaders and leading researchers gather to transfer knowledge and innovation in the dynamic...
Arla Foods has increased processing capacity at its site in Pronsfeld, Germany to support growing regional and international demand for butter and milk powder.
Arla Foods Ingredients (AFI) has joined the GlobalDairyTrade (GDT) online auction platform as a seller, in a bid to become the world's leading supplier of lactose.