There is no evidence that the probiotic strain Bifidobacterium breve can reduce the risk of necrotising enterocolitis (NEC), late-onset sepsis and death in preterm infants, a study of 1315 infants has found.
Irish dairy giant Kerry has called for more innovation in the dairy sector, saying Europe needs it more than ever to counter a flat macroeconomic environment and dropping milk prices.
Is cinnamon water set to steal coconut water's crown, can quark ever rival Greek yoghurt and will cauliflower rice really replace oats for a healthy breakfast porridge? FoodNavigator met up with the product developers who think so.
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Low energy sweeteners commonly used in diet sodas may help with weight loss, says a University of Bristol study, adding that confusion among consumers between sweeteners and sugar needs to be addressed.
A new study by scientists at the University of California has found that contents of many bifidobacterial probiotic products differ from the ingredients listed.
Known for creamy, dairy filled pints of ice cream, Ben and Jerry’s will soon try something new: Going vegan.
Doses of lacto-N-neotetraose and 2'‑O-fucosyllactose in foods and supplements for children aged 1-10 years could mean intakes linked to mild gastrointestinal symptoms in adults, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) said in a second novel food evaluation.
Six players – Danone, Raisio, Unilever, Cargill, BASF and Arboris – have formed a group to propel cholesterol-lowering plant stanols and sterols science into the media and policy spotlights to raise awareness of the multi-billion global euro category.
Those who eat a low-fat diet may have a harder time losing weight and keeping it off over time, according to a recent study.
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A study claims that while snacks in schools are getting healthier, snack companies are still targeting children with unhealthy snacks.
US confectioners should ready themselves to declare percentage daily values for added sugars set at 10% of total calorie intake, which could be a regulatory requirement by 2018, says a consultant for the Sweetener Users Association.
A study suggests consumers have positive emotional responses to yogurts that are vanilla-flavored or low in fat.
One entrepreneur wants to ride the wave of dairy fat positivity into a new yogurt business, with a triple-cream, unsweetened organic yogurt.
Heat-treated probiotics may offer greater immunity benefits than their ‘live’ originals, according to just-published Nestlé Nutrition and Health research.
Seven years ago the Irish government backed a collaborative industry-academic milk mining project to add value to the country’s dairy sector. Some have questioned why commercially usable research results have not been more forthcoming but here the Irish food minister Simon Coveney tells us why Food for Health Ireland (FHI) retains the full backing of the Irish government.
Although official dietary guidelines have advised against excessive consumption of whole fat milk for years, a study said it may be a good idea to include full-fat dairy products in a diet.
The market for dairy permeate powder will “explode into life” once a Codex Alimenatarius standard is adopted, says Arla Foods Ingredients.
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