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Disappointing results from a two-year investigation into the effects of probiotics on allergies have forced Sweden's Biogaia to end the research.
Australian omega-3 producer Clover Corporation is testing whether microalgae could offer an alternative source of health fatty acids to its current raw material supply, fish.
A senior politician is pressing for clarification on how the UK's food authority will police new restrictions on charity endorsements of health foods.
The UK's biggest supermarket, Tesco, is introducing its own plant sterol-containing dairy range next month, offering a cheaper alternative to the leading cholesterol-lowering brands.
The E-coli food alert on some French camembert brands has been extended to more products in the UK, as the country's food watchdog says batches may have found their way...
More state-of-the-art robot arms will soon be packing cheese in Lincolnshire, the UK, providing more evidence that robots may cut costs and provide a viable alternative to outsourcing for manufacturers.
Drinking cow's milk may not be to blame for gastrointestinal disturbances amongst young adults, report researchers from Finland.
Dairy Crest, Britain's biggest dairy processor, has denied holding takeover talks with French dairy giant Lactalis, despite the emergence of Lactalis documents weighing up the pros and cons of a...
Danisco's cultures are seeing strong organic growth thanks to growing demand from fresh dairy for innovative products and probiotics.
A dangerous strain of E-coli is feared to have contaminated camembert cheese sold by more than a 100 British retailers, including supermarket chain Waitrose, said the country's food watchdog late Monday.
The last-minute deal to scrap export subsidies by 2013, agreed at last week's WTO meeting, has been greeted with a sense of inevitability and caution in Europe's dairy sector.
Swiss dairy group Emmi has bought a stake in Spain's Kaiku to help it expand sales of functional food brands into new markets in Latin America.
Nestlé will use a new European joint-venture deal with French dairy giant Lactalis to try and resurrect its "unsatisfactory" chilled dairy division.
Early success for Fonterra's chocolate-flavoured cheese in Taiwan has the firm planning to expand the product across Asia in an attempt to "re-define cheese".
Cheese may be a better carrier of probiotic bacteria than other dairy products, suggest tests carried out by DSM Food Specialties.
Probiotics, unheard of a year ago, are now being added to more and more products in China, and look set to see rapid growth in demand, according to key supplier...
Plans to put milk and dairy products into UK school vending machines next year, backed by the government as part of its healthy eating drive, offers new opportunities to dairy...
Arla Food's low calorie sweetener D-Tagatose can now be used throughout the EU following yesterday's approval from the UK's FSA.
The FAO's predictions concerning commodity costs and production show sustained high prices for milk and growing sugar consumption in the developing world.
Iodine in milk may be a main cause of teenagers' acne outbreaks, says a US dermatologist, though hard evidence of a link remains scarce and disputed.
WTO director general Pascal Lamy has urged ministers in Hong Kong to be 'bold and courageous', but negotations have seen little progress.
Trade-distorting farm support must end, says the EU, as world ministers finally meet in Hong Kong to try and revive the WTO Doha trade round.
New regulations on microbiological safety will not result in increased testing procedures for most companies, industry experts say.
Complex webs of assumptions are spinning a lie about the real value of today's companies, lulling directors and shareholders alike into a false sense of value creation.
The food industry continues to sit at the bottom of the pile when it comes to investing in research and development, an annual study shows.
Eating cheese before you go to bed will not give you nightmares but different varieties could help you choose the dreams you do want to have, says a study by...
As fire from one of the biggest explosions seen in peace-time Europe rages in Britain, food safety authorities seek to reassure consumers about local dairy and food supplies.
Dairy firm Friesland Foods has announced plans to close its Békéscsaba plant in southeast Hungary in a bid to cut costs, following an increase in market competition since joining the...
Scientific evidence indicates that the presence of the ink chemical isopropylthioxanthone (ITX) in packaged foods does not pose a health risk, an EU regulator said today.
Young women can burn more calories from meals if they eat three or four servings of dairy per day, suggests a new study in another twist to the dairy weight...
A new law allowing American schools to sell milk anywhere at any time instead of just at the canteen may help milk processors to fight back against soft drink dominance.
The European Commission today released a green paper outlining ways to promote healthy diets and physical activity in Europe, a further attempt to tackle rising rates of childhood obesity and...
Danone, France's iconic dairy group, is working with a prestigious French research institute to find new probiotic strains for dairy products and understand more about how the 'friendly bacteria' work.
Government proposals to change the way money is collected from UK dairy producers for industry-wide initiatives will cut funds and bring less efficiency, says the Milk Development Council.
The oft-said adage that there are two things people don't want to see being made - sausage and legislation - falls apart at the doors of the EU's parliament.
Carbery believes that its new corporate structure will enable the dairy ingredients giant to tap growing demand for added value products and provide a one-stop-shop for manufacturers.
A supply deal with US space agency NASA has helped Scandinavian dairy firm Arla Foods to develop a raft of cutting edge products it now wants to adapt for consumers...
Iron and calcium are linked to a higher risk of lung cancer in new research from the Harvard School of Public Health.
Drinking skimmed milk can cut the risk of high blood pressure by half, according to a large new study from Spain.
Danone is once again at the centre of takeover speculation as traders predict that American rival Kraft may make a bid for the French food company.
The New Zealand dairy co-operative has bought a 43 per cent stake in one of China's biggest dairy processors, as the world's dairy giants scramble for position in one of...
Arla Foods UK has announced promising progress for the year but warned farmgate milk prices were likely to fall and consumers will have to pay more for steep input cost...
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