Samples of infant formula feared to have been tampered with have tested negative for pest control poison, sodium monofluoroacetate (1080), says New Zealand Police.
Police investigating a threat to contaminate New Zealand infant formula with sodium monofluoroacetate (1080) are testing tins after a number of consumers complained of pinpricks in packaging lids.
Fonterra has acquired an 18.8% stake in its Chinese infant formula partner Beingmate for around US$550m.
EU-banned marketing terms like ‘probiotics’ need to be reclaimed and recently reworked definitions and criteria can help win ongoing regulatory and research battles, ISAPP told a microbiota congress in Barcelona...
First Milk has appointed Mike Gallacher as its new chief executive, following Kate Allum’s decision to quit the co-operative after five years in the role.
China is “unaware” of any consignment of New Zealand infant formula being held at its border in response to the 1080 contamination threat, says the New Zealand Ministry for Primary...
The Irish agri-business Aurivo Co-operative Society has acquired London-based sports nutrition company My Goodness Ltd in an attempt to gain access to the protein drinks market.
China has implemented stricter import measures on infant formula from New Zealand in the wake of a threat to contaminate products with sodium monofluoroacetate (1080).
Police in New Zealand are investigating a threat to contaminate infant formula with sodium monofluoroacetate (1080) in an "apparent protest" over its use as a pest control poison.
New Zealand’s dairy industry is reassuring consumers that today’s news of threats to poison infant formula last year does not mean there has been any cause for concern and their...
Arla Foods is expanding its offering of country-specific dairy ingredients on the GlobalDairyTrade (GDT) online auction platform.
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...