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Probiotics expert: 'Disband EFSA' and end destructive category confusion

A leading probiotics academic has called for EFSA to be “disbanded” saying that the effect of the EU’s central food science agency’s treatment of probiotic claims has been “confusion in Europe”, and that the...

Whey is clear answer in sports nutrition, expert asserts

You can say what you like about the benefits of mixing protein sources, but for sports nutrition expert Chris Lockwood, PhD, there’s only one way to the answer the cost...

Any objections? Sweden notifies EU on vitamin D fortification plans

Sweden is preparing to send its proposals for mandatory vitamin D food fortification to the EU, with the regulation due to come into force in autumn 2016.

Canadean Dairy Summit - Amsterdam 2016

Canadean points to daypart marketing and other dairy trends

Targeting different parts of the day, snackifying, and alternative milks are some of the developing trends in dairy, according to research company Canadean.

Yashili’s Super α-Golden Stage formula launches in New Zealand market

Yashili’s infant formula Super α-Golden Stage is now available to New Zealand customers, with the product available in selected New World and Pak’n’Save North Island stores.

Canadian gov backs 40 centime probiotics to reach 1m Africans; invests €1.25m

A 40-centime probiotic powder sachet project that is permitting people to make 100 litres of nutrient-rich probiotic yoghurt or milk is boosting infant and child nutrition across sub-Saharan Africa, and...

From science to shelves: the development of MacuView

Study says MacuView helps with eye health and AMD

A recent study published in the Journal of Ophthalmology has shown the benefits of consuming a dairy drink, MacuView, containing lutein-, zeaxanthin- and DHA-enriched egg yolk.

Danone Q1 results in line with expectations

Danone has issued its Q1 2016 results, showing sales of fresh dairy products down compared to the previous first quarter of 2015.

China direct

Chaotic distribution system provides fertile ground for fake formula

Chaotic sales channels are to blame for Chinese counterfeiting scandals such as the recent case involving 22,600 cans of fake milk powder produced and sold under the brands of US...

No new legislation needed on ‘growing up milks’, says long-awaited Commission report

There is no need for new legislation specific to so-called ’growing up’ milks, the European Commission has said in a report rebuked by industry and NGOs alike.

Water recovered from whey can be used for clean-in-place procedures

A novel process allows water from whey to be recycled for cleaning, according to a new study from the Journal of Dairy Science.

Arla Food Ingredients launches Maximum Yield to increase profits and cut waste

Arla Foods Ingredients has launched Maximum Yield, a new drive to raise awareness of the ways whey protein ingredients can enable dairy companies to maximize output, increase profits and cut...

Valio and Fazer join forces to reduce salt with ValSa

Globally, salt is seen as one of the most significant risk factors for high blood pressure and reducing salt intake has become a priority.

Chr Hansen posts strong Q2 results – but nutrition growth ‘modest’

Downturn in yoghurt probiotic use propped up by supplements: Chr Hansen CFO

Chief financial officer (CFO) for ingredients giant Chr Hansen says there has been a downturn in use of probiotics in yoghurts over the last five years due to the EU’s...

IDF combining cheese and milk ingredients symposia in Dublin

The International Dairy Federation (IDF) Parallel Symposia 2016 takes place in Dublin, Ireland, from April 11-13.

Biotech firm releases real-time PCR assay for detecting Cronobacter species in powdered infant formula

It once took infant formula manufacturers up to two days to detect Cronobacter, a genus of bacteria that can cause serious illness to infants: now it only takes 18 hours...

Abbott launches the first and only Ensure with HMB and high protein

The Ensure Enlive product is designed to aid recovery after illness, injury and surgery, and is backed by data from a randomized controlled trial.

News in brief

FrieslandCampina efficiency drive means job losses

Dutch dairy cooperative FrieslandCampina says that its research has revealed ways to raise efficiency and reduce costs at its production locations in Lochem and Veghel.

News in brief

Nutricia withdraws Karicare from Chinese market

Danone Nutricia has stopped supplying its Karicare brand in China more than two years after the New-Zealand made infant formula was at the centre of a botulism contamination scare.

Sepcial edition: getting more from your milk

Milk studies at Wageningen University and Research Centre

Caseins, whey protein, milk composition and animal science are all important research topics for today’s dairy industry, says Wageningen University and Research Centre, which is based in the Netherlands and...

Special edition: Getting more from your milk

Arla Foods Ingredients adapts to individual markets

Arla Foods Ingredients highlights the importance of local knowledge during new product development.

Special edition: getting more from your milk

Tetra Pak says technology can help dairy industry

International Swedish packaging and production company Tetra Pak recently announced that the world’s largest capacity food processing homogenizer is in operation with its first customer.

Ritter Pharmaceuticals starts second phase of lactose intolerance trials

Ritter Pharmaceuticals has announced the dosing of the first patient in its Phase 2b/3 clinical trial of RP-G28 for the treatment of lactose intolerance.

Special edition: Protein perspectives

Whistle stop tour: Protein global

Western Europeans are numero uno when it comes to per-capita protein consumption; bread is surprisingly the most popular protein medium; and protein has well and truly invaded the healthy snacking category....

Hochwald baby and infant food facility officially opened

German dairy company Hochwald has inaugurated its new facility for the production of demineralized whey powder.

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