Children who avoid drinking cows' milk are twice as likely to
fracture bones than their milk-drinking counterparts, according to
researchers at the University of Otago in New Zealand. The
researchers advise children who do not...
The trade case filed by a leading North American producer of
saccharin advanced another step this week with a preliminary
determination by the US International Trade Commission (ITC) that
saccharin imports from the People's Republic...
Indonesian instant noodle producer Indofood Sukses Makmur has
delayed the construction of a milk plant in East Java, worth $36
million, because the company claims it wants to focus on its core
noodle manufacturing business.
Dairy Foods, a New Zealand consumer dairy products company, said it
will merge its food and beverages divisions as part of a major
restructuring of the company. Some of the company's 900 staff will
be made redundant but the extent...
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has given Mead Johnson
Nutritionals clearance to introduce a third product in the Enfamil
Lipil line. Enfamil EnfaCare Lipil infant formula contains DHA and
ARA and will be available in the...
It is just two months since Uniq, the UK-based convenience food
producer, announced that it was putting its St Ivel yoghurt
business up for sale, but a buyer has already been found in the
form of Danone, the French dairy, biscuits...
A long-term study is one of the first to analyse the link between
diet and heart disease in women, rather than grouping both women
and men together. The research is published in this week's
European Journal of Clinical Nutrition.
Danish enzyme company Novozymes claimed this week that research
into local crops in Brazil as a source of inexpensive and
nutritious food is part of a cooperation agreement between
Novozymes Latin America and Tecpar, the institute...
Danish enzyme group Novozymes this week reported continued business
growth for the first half of 2002 with an increase in the net
turnover of 8 per cent to DKK 2,715 million (€29.2m) compared to
DKK 2,508 million for the sameperiod...
The UK Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has ordered an animal
rights pressure group to stop making "alarmist" and
"unsubstantiated" claims about the risks of eating meat, the
BBC reported on Thursday.
Australian yeast and natural ingredients company Burns Philp this
week reported a healthy 65 per cent jump in net profit to A$146.2
million (€80m) for the fiscal year ended 30 June 2002, despite a
drop of 2.1 per cent in sales to...
Americans will spend over $20 billion (€20.3bn) dollars on ice
cream, frozen desserts and frozen novelties this year - $2 billion
more than was spent just five years ago, states a new report
released this week.