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Dairy Health Check

Dairy Health Check

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.

Calcium absorption theory 'insufficient' to explain milk tolerance: Study

Analysis of DNA data from the 5,000-year old skeletal remains of eight Iberian farmers suggests that the widely cited theory of calcium absorption was not the only reason Europeans evolved...

UK health campaign 'negatively focused on dairy': First Milk

The CEO of British dairy manufacturer First Milk has blasted the UK government for its lack of support in promoting dairy as an essential part of a healthy diet.

3M indicator test given AOAC approval

3M Food Safety’s Petrifilm Rapid Yeast and Mold Count Plate has received certification from an AOAC program months after the product was launched.

'Tightening' health claim rules slowing omega 3 dairy launches: Innova

The proportion of dairy product launches featuring omega 3 health claims has fallen in recent years as a result of “tightening" health claims legislation, Innova Market Insights has claimed....

Neogen buy targets ‘one stop shop’

Neogen Corporation has acquired the stock of Chem-Tech Ltd., a manufacturer of insecticides for the animal and food industries.

Festive video insights: Mintel experts offer up highlights and predictions

With 2013 fast drawing to a close and 2014 just around the corner, we took the chance to catch up with analysts and experts at Mintel to ask them what...

Raw milk a 'significant health risk' to pregnant women, children: Pediatricians

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has called for a ban on the sale of unpasteurized milk and milk products throughout the US, citing the “significant health risk” to pregnant women, infants,...

Organic milk higher in heart-healthy omega-3: US study

Organic milk contains significantly higher concentrations of heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids compared to milk from conventionally-managed dairy cows, US researchers have found.

Danone to 'Brogurt': New directions in functional dairy 2013

We cast an eye over key dairy NPD in 2013, as Powerful Yogurt flexes its ‘brogurt’ muscles and one startup hopes its German-style quark can sweat a new US dairy category.

Lab M launches Listeria broth to reduce culture times

Lab M has launched an enrichment broth to help reduce Listeria culture times and optimise samples for downstream testing.

LIVE FROM #FIE2013

Dairies 'see more opportunities' in lactose-free: Valio

The dairy industry is finally opening its arms to lactose-free products as consumer awareness grows, Finnish lactose-free "pioneer" Valio has claimed.

GreenLight for expanded microbial contamination detector

Mocon has expanded its food safety system that can reduce bacterial detection times for food processors and packers.

Four trends propelling the dairy market

An ageing population, new EFSA health claims, protein perceptions and a focus on sugar as opposed to fat are some key considerations that are or should be driving the dairy...

News in brief

Hungover? Try Japanese cheese

Japanese company Koiwai Dairy Products has produced a cheese it claims can restore liver function after drinking alcohol.

Revamped Protein Rush! not just for World's Strongest Man wannabes: VPX Sports

VPX Sports is hoping to meet growing demand for muscle recovery solutions from physically active consumers, as well as those “looking to look like the World’s Strongest Man”, through the relaunch of its ready-to-drink (RTD) Protein...

Portion size science: There is still a lot we do not know, says review

Simply reducing portion sizes is not an easy solution to reducing energy intakes as results from laboratory based experiments do not necessarily reflect what happens in the real world, according...

CP Kelco invests a further €8m to expand pectin production in Denmark

Hydrocolloids firm CP Kelco has said it will invest a further 60m Danish krone (€8m) to expand its facility in Lille Skensved, Denmark, on the back of increased demand for...

News in brief

drinktec 2013: What caught your eye at the show?

What were your impressions of DrinkTec 2013 in Munich last month, in terms of the beverage concepts and processing and packaging solutions on show? How would you rate the show...

PMMI 2013 Dairy Industry market assessment

Tumbling US milk sales spur processing turn to non-dairy drinks: PMMI

US dairy processors are countering declines in fluid milk consumption by processing non-dairy beverages including iced teas and coffees, almond or soy-based ‘milk’ drinks and even lemonades.

TEAGASC SCIENTIST SAYS NEW PROBIOTIC CUTS CHOLESTEROL

'Dairy pro- and prebiotics can boost brain, liver and infant health'

Irish scientists working with gut bacteria – microbiota – have found 'exciting opportunities' for value-added dairy products, according to the head of biotechnology at Ireland’s largest food research center.

Calcium, vitamin D opportunity grows as osteoporosis prevalence rises

Osteoporosis continues to be a silent killer. A major fracture can be the start of a fatal cascade for an older patient, yet the majority of elderly patients still do...

Drinktec 2013: Live from the show floor

'Lights, Camera, Drinktec TV!' Machine trends and ingredients insight

DrinkTec TV introduces the European Beer Star award winners, discusses 2013 launches for Europe's oldest soft drinks brand, Sinalco, then hones in on ingredients, talking natural colors with Dohler and...

Calorie reduction will add value to British dairy, says Volac

British dairy nutritionals manufacturer Volac has called on the country's dairy industry to better promote the health benefits of their products by reducing and controlling calorie content.

High intakes of dairy are associated with a significant decrease in the risk of type 2 diabetes, says meta-analysis

Can consuming dairy products reduce your risk of developing type 2 diabetes? The answer, according to a systematic review published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition last week, is...

Higher dairy intake in elderly women linked to greater strength, less falls

Elderly women that consume “higher” levels of milk, yogurt and cheese are at less risk of a fall, new research findings have suggested.

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