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UK law seeks to close infant & follow-on formula ‘loopholes’

A UK bill seeking to close infant and follow-on formula regulation ‘loopholes’ has been unanimously endorsed by Parliament’s House of Commons.

Danone seeks to thwart China infant formula grey market with online retailer link-up

Danone’s Milupa Nutricia has signed a deal with online retailer windeln.de to better distribute its Aptamil infant formula brand in China as it seeks to thwart the booming grey market....

Report urges UK to improve poor breastfeeding support

Scotland and Northern Ireland have made improvements in policies that encourage women to continue breastfeeding but England and Wales still lag behind, according to scorecards in a report from the...

DuPont and Inbiose partner to bring HMOs to market in 2017

DuPont Nutrition & Health (DuPont) has announced a joint development and licensing agreement with Belgian specialty carbohydrates company Inbiose.

New Zealand dairy industry assesses damage after earthquakes

The farming industry has pledged to help after two large earthquakes hit the South Island of New Zealand.

Probiotic supplements on rise in global €40bn market

Latest data from Euromonitor International shows the global probiotics market is worth about €40bn, yoghurt continues to be the dominant mode of delivery although probiotic supplements are growing fastest.

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Fonterra New Zealand innovation award for infant nutrition studies

New Zealand’s Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has welcomed an Innovation Award received by Fonterra at the New Zealand Innovation Awards 2016 for its research in infant nutrition.

Regulator seeks opinions on alternative DHA source for infant formula

The antipodean food regulator has called for opinions on an alternative source of DHA for use in infant formula products. 

Infant nutrition firm Ausnutria eyes record profits on back of sales boom

Hong Kong-listed infant nutrition company Ausnutria Dairy Corporation is forecasting record profits of around RMB135m (USD $19.8m).

Rich concept? Personalised-protein at your service, sir (or madam)...

Entrepreneur Oliver Cookson has embarked on a new venture – a personalised protein-based nutrition service designed to “unravel the maze of protein by giving each consumer exactly what they need”.

Bellamy's discounts price of formula in China

Baby Milk Action (BMA), the UK NGO that works to stop misleading marketing by the baby feeding industry, has criticized a special deal on infant formula being promoted by Bellamy’s...

Arla: 'We believe we'll see more protein gels going forward'

Gel, powder, milky beverage, and clear beverage—these are the four whey protein applications Arla's new hydrolysates were designed for. And by breaking down the whey protein with enzymes, the ingredient...

Ornua acquires US dairy ingredients business CoreFX

Ornua, Ireland’s largest exporter of Irish dairy products, has acquired the CoreFX Ingredients division of MCT Dairies, Inc. and a powder ingredient production facility in Orangeville, Illinois. 

Devil's milk peptides found to kill ‘superbugs’

Milk peptides from the Tasmanian devil may play a role in battling antibiotic resistant bacteria, according to researchers writing in Nature. 

Probiota 2017 migrates to Berlin; call for scientific abstracts until 11 November

An important prebiotic, probiotic congress takes place in Berlin on 1-3 February next year for those in the business and science of the microbiota.

Lowering protein content of formula could help reduce obesity: Study

High protein intake during infancy may contribute to obesity later in life in infants who are not exclusively breastfed, according to a Nestlé Nutrition-funded study.

Blackmores and Bega infant nutrition venture misses targets amid China slowdown

A joint venture between Blackmores and Bega Cheese to supply infant formula across APAC - and in particular China - has missed its sales targets, hitting Bega’s financial performance.

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Fonterra launches internal probe into expired milk powder scam in China

New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra has launched an internal investigation following the arrest of 19 people for selling approximately 330.7 tons (300 tonnes) of the company’s expired milk powder in...

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Global Dairy Trade strengthens independence

New governance principles to monitor GDT Events, the twice-monthly auction held by Global Dairy Trade (GDT), have been approved by the GDT Events Oversight Board, at its second meeting held...

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Nitrogen spiking: The loophole jeopardising protein’s podium place

The European sports nutrition industry is calling for a ‘protein spiking’ loophole to be closed, but if there is any Brussels movement it is likely to be slow and this...

Valio returns to Russian baby food market

Valio has started exporting its baby food range to Russia again after an absence of 15 years.

Infant nutrient found to lower hospital infection rate: Study

A protein that forms a key component of infant nutrition may play a significant role in reducing hospital-acquired infections in neonatal intensive care, according to US researchers. 

Agropur president to step down after 25 years spent bolstering Canadian dairy sector

Serge Riendeau announced that he will be stepping down as president of Agropur’s board of directors on Feb. 8, 2017 after 25 years with the cooperative. 

FREE ONLINE: October 18, 9am Central European Time

1 day to register: Big nutrition event for the smallest humans

Tomorrow NutraIngredients hosts a free half day online event for those invested in infant nutrition in Europe, in Asia and beyond.

UNICEF cracks down on 'inappropriate' infant food promotion

Five in six children under the age of two do not get adequate nutrition for physical and cognitive development during this critical period, says a UNICEF report calling for tighter...

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