Podcasts

New institute formed to plan and fund dairy R&D

New institute formed to plan and fund dairy R&D

By Guy Montague-Jones

Dairy Management has formed the Dairy Research Institute to improve funding and support for research into nutrition science, product development and sustainability.

EFSA health claims chief offers rejected dossier hope

EFSA health claims chief offers rejected dossier hope

By Shane Starling

In this third and final part of this exclusive NutraIngredients podcast with Professor Albert Flynn, chair of European Food Safety Authority’s Scientific Panel on Dietetic Products, Nutrition and Allergies (NDA), explains how rejected article 13.1 can...

EFSA says yes to third of first Article 13.1 claims

EFSA health claim opinion

EFSA says yes to third of first Article 13.1 claims

By Lorraine Heller

Around one third of the first batch of article 13.1 health claim applications have drawn positive opinions from EFSA. Professor Albert Flynn, the head of EFSA’s health claims assessment panel, tells NutraIngredients.com why some claims were favoured over...

Snack Size Science: Choc cravings and low-fat treats

Snack Size Science: Choc cravings and low-fat treats

By Stephen Daniells

FoodNavigator’s Snack Size Science brings you the week's top science every two weeks. This week we look at the science behind chocolate cravings, and how to formulate a tasty, low-fat chocolate treat.

Dairy UK head gives verdict on Commission report

Dairy UK head gives verdict on Commission report

By Guy Montague-Jones

Despite the widening gap between producer and supermarket prices, the director general of Dairy UK said “there is no cream to be had” in the fiercely competitive dairy market.

Greening dairy and the 'cow of the future'

Dispatches from IFT

Greening dairy and the 'cow of the future'

By Jess Halliday

Leaders in the quest to make the dairy industry greener discuss an ambitious new plan to reduce greenhouse gases by 25 per cent, and how the industry members should collaborate to innovate.

Could probiotics affect behaviour?

Could probiotics affect behaviour?

By Stephen Daniells

Increasing knowledge of how the gut and brain is opening up the possibilities for probiotics. At the 5th International Yakult Symposium in Amsterdam, Stephen Daniells met Professor John Bienenstock from McMaster University to find out where the current...

Big hopes for EFSA’s big health claim day

Big hopes for EFSA’s big health claim day

Shane Starling reports from the European Food Safety Authority’s (EFSA) much anticipated industry stakeholders’ meeting about health claims in Brussels today.

Chewing the Fat: How big is gluten-free?

Chewing the Fat: How big is gluten-free?

The Chewing the Fat series has the FoodNavigator team getting its teeth into food issues. The gluten-free market is set to continue its expansion in the coming years, fuelled by better diagnosis and a fad for gluten-free foods. The FoodNavigator editorial...

Yakult pushing probiotic science envelope

Yakult pushing probiotic science envelope

By Shane Starling

Probiotics are best known for their digestive health benefits, but research is pointing to benefits in unexpected areas. Shane Starling met with Yakult’s Netherlands-based science manager, Dr Jia Zhao, after she spoke at a recent conference on functional...

Health claim dossiers cost €5m, says DSM

Health claim dossiers cost €5m, says DSM

By Shane Starling from Amsterdam

DSM’s human nutrition corporate scientist, Wim Saris, spoke with Shane Starling recently after chairing a weight management and satiety conference in Amsterdam. He voiced his concern about spiralling health claim costs muzzling innovation.

What labelling scheme(s) should Europe allow?

Dispatches from FDF labelling debate

What labelling scheme(s) should Europe allow?

Debate is heating up about the best way to present nutrition information on food labels throughout the EU as lawmakers hammer out the details of new legislation. The Food and Drink Federation gives a view from industry.