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Unsafe levels of arsenic found in baby food products, research finds

Almost three-quarters of infant and baby foods containing rice exceed safe levels of arsenic defined by EU law.

Dairy Council looks for sports nutrition award submissions

The Dairy Council in the UK is looking for the next generation of sport nutritionists to submit their research on the role of dairy in sport and exercise nutrition. 

Arla looks to responsible growth in Asia

Danish-based dairy cooperative Arla Foods recently published its corporate responsibility report 2016, entitled Our Responsibility, documenting the company’s progress on responsible business practice.

FOOD VISION ASIA 2017

Infant obesity: Act now over formula protein guidelines, regulators urged

Regulators in Asia should not wait for new CODEX regulations for infant formula and act now to cut the amount of protein required in order to help reduce obesity, a...

Trump holds off terminating NAFTA as dairy groups urge for update of trade deal

In a bipartisan congressional letter, a group of 68 members of the House of Representatives wrote to US President Donald Trump about the importance of modernizing instead of withdrawing from NAFTA.

April dairy product launches

There's a truly international flavor again to the new products hitting the dairy shelves in April.

Asia sales slide at Mead Johnson but CEO insists China business ‘remains on track’

Infant nutrition firm Mead Johnson, which is in the process of being taken over by Reckitt Benckiser, saw sales in its core Asia markets tumble in the first quarter.

Glanbia's patent-pending powder process removes need for lecithin in drinks

Glanbia has developed BevEdge, a patent-pending technology that allows manufacturers to remove lecithin from protein powders and beverages, cleaning up the ingredient list and removing a potential allergen.

Baltic Dairy Board says losses due to new factory production

LTD Baltic Dairy Board, based in Latvia, has issued its financial results for the year ending December 31, 2016.

ADPI/ABI 2017

Agropur Ingredients develops GMP protein for use in functional foods and beverages

Agropur Ingredients has developed a process of isolating a form of glycomacropeptide (GMP), a substance that may have positive implications for people diagnosed with phenylketonuria (PKU), from whey after cheesemaking....

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Soylent recalls shipments of Soylent 1.8 powder over undeclared allergen

Soylent is voluntarily recalling 890 boxes of its Soylent 1.8 powder because it may contain undeclared milk, says the company, which had hoped to stay out of the spotlight after...

Grupo LALA sees growth in all products segments in Q1 2017

Grupo LALA posted $789m in net sales for the first quarter of 2017, an 18.3% increase compared to the same period last year, which the dairy company credits to a...

Protein power: Consumers in emerging Asian markets increasingly understand the benefits

Consumer understanding of the nutritional benefits of protein is soaring in Asia, according to research from NZMP, the ingredients brand of New Zealand-based dairy manufacturer Fonterra.

Danone looks to growth through WhiteWave acquisition

Danone has published its first quarter results, and forecast improvements due to completion of the WhiteWave acquisition.

Mexico looks beyond the US for dairy imports over NAFTA fears

Amidst the uncertainty surrounding the future of NAFTA with US President Donald Trump pledging to get rid of the trade partnership, Mexico has been looking to diversify its trading partners.

Dubai enlists Nutricia for grassroots infant healthy-eating initiative

Dubai health officials have called on Danone’s infant nutrition brand to support its drive to persuade parents to adopt health eating habits for their toddlers.

Fonterra’s NZMP non-GMO ingredients part of plan to make ‘dairy nutrition accessible to the world’

NZMP, Fonterra’s dairy ingredients business, which represents 60% of the company’s revenue, and has launched a non-GMO ingredient range in North America.

Mother files lawsuit against Mead Johnson alleging baby fell ‘gravely ill’ from insect-contaminated formula

Mead Johnson is facing a $5m lawsuit from a mother who alleges its infant formula brand, Enfamil, was contaminated by insects leading to the hospitalization of her baby.

Milk Specialties Global taps further into clean label with calcium caseinate from US rBGH-free milk

Milk Specialties Global, a dairy protein manufacturer based in Minnesota, has launched a clean label calcium caseinate produced from US milk to better target the growing sports nutrition market. 

Fonterra probiotic shows potential to prevent diabetes in pregnancy

Dairy giant Fonterra’s naturally occurring probiotic could be responsible for a 68% reduction in gestational diabetes in pregnant women, according to researchers.

Bellamy’s says it won’t meet Chinese registration deadline

Bellamy’s Australia Limited has updated its position on registration of its products with the China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA).

B vitamin deficiencies linked to poor infant development issues

Children deficient in vitamin B1 and vitamin B12 show lower cognitive and motor function skills, find two studies investigating the long-term effects of child development with incomplete vitamin profiles. 

FrieslandCampina comments on China Huishan Dairy crash

On March 24, the Hong Kong Stock Exchange postponed the trading in shares of China Huishan Dairy Holdings Company Limited after an 85% drop of its share price.

Davisco Foods International to pay penalty for violating part of Commodity Exchange Act

Davisco Foods International, an international dairy food and ingredient company based in Minnesota, has been issued a $150,000 civil monetary penalty for failure to register with the US Commodity Futures...

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NZMP GOLD Whole Milk Powder for UHT launched

Fonterra’s ingredients brand NZMP has launched NZMP GOLD Whole Milk Powder for UHT.

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