In an increasingly health conscious age, dairy processors are looking to reduce the fat content of their products and make the most of the healthy components of milk. Adding further value to dairy products are functional ingredients like probiotics but health claim legislation is making it hard for companies to know how best to communicate health messages.
There is growing evidence of the health benefits of adding prebiotics to infant formula, according to a review from Belgian and Russian researchers.
A study comparing two methods of measuring protein quality has highlighted the need for one to be chosen and made EU law, says dairy player Volac.
There is substantial interest in calcium- and vitamin D- enriched products for improved bone health in the UK. But young people still don’t see the importance, says Canadean....
Protein powders have been added to the UK’s ‘basket of goods’ – a list of staple products and services used to calculate UK inflation.
Nestlé has filed an international patent for cocoa polyphenols as a treatment or prevention of eosinophilic esophagitis – an allergic reaction of the esophagus.
Nestlé has filed an international patent for the whey fraction lactoferrin to improve memory, learning speed and promote brain maturation in children.
Greater energy from whey protein means greater loss of fat but retention of muscle while dieting, according to research that looked at different protein sources.
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.
Listeria monocytogenes and Campylobacter were detected in 20% and 22% respectively of milk filter samples tested by the Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI).
An outbreak of Cryptosporidiosis from raw milk which sickened 11 people in Idaho highlights an infrequently reported risk, according to a report.
a2 Milk – milk from cows that only produce A2 beta casein protein - is set for an April launch in California, where brand owner The a2 Milk Company hopes...
Long ripening times for raw milk Cantal type cheeses lead to a decrease in Listeria monocytogenes, according to a study.
Habitual yogurt eating showed no association with improved health-related quality of life reports among 4,000+ Spanish adults, scientists conclude in a new study, but they admit their work has several limitations.
The scathing British review of the evidence behind US and UK fat intake guidelines highlights the need for "better science," says the US National Dairy Council (NDC).
US and UK dietary guidelines that recommended consumers reduce their intake of butter and full-fat milk were introduced "in the absence of supporting evidence," fresh analysis suggests....
Significant improvements on the production and processing of dairy products to the EU have been made in Ukraine, according to the Food and Veterinary Office (FVO).
Kraft Foods has filed an international patent application covering production methods for high protein spreadable cream cheese compositions that it says overcomes traditional textural or smoothness problems.
After years of development, Eurolactis has officially launched what it claims is the world's first carton-packed donkey milk.
NIZO Food Research business NIP and British firm OptiBiotix have agreed to established a joint venture to produce weight management yoghurt products.
Two people have been hospitalized and one has died in an ongoing outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes linked to Latin-style soft cheese.
Infant formula makers are focused on immunity and cognitive health but should turn to essential vitamins and minerals where they could make easier progress with claims, says a consultant.
Nottingham University scientists claim to have shone new light on the intra-gastric behaviour of ‘aerated’ drinks with enhanced satiating properties that they say could be used to fight obesity.
PureCircle has launched a new stevia blend called Sigma-D to target non-fermented, sweetened dairy drinks and other dairy products in what it says is a breakthrough category specific launch.
Almendra says Europe’s beverage industry has been ‘particularly victimized’ by poor quality stevia to date as the company works to rewrite the narrative dismissing Reb A alone as a crude...
Silliker Australia has acquired DMG MicroLabs to enable it to tap into the ‘growing opportunity’ in the food testing market.