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Eat more yoghurt for better bones, says study

By Emma Jane Cash

Higher hip bone density and a reduced risk of osteoporosis have been found to occur after increased consumption of yoghurt in older women and men in Ireland.

Marcia Pires, polymer science researcher, Braskem.

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Braskem packaging changes color if a product is unfit for consumption

By Jenny EAGLE

Thermoplastic resin producer Braskem has partnered with Clemson University in the US and Rio Grande do Sul Federal University (UFRGS) in Brazil to create intelligent packaging which can change color if a product is unfit for consumption.

One expected outcome of the NIZO and PSE Centre of Excellence is helping companies lower their energy use.

NIZO and PSE set up Centre of Excellence

By Jim Cornall

NIZO, the Dutch food and nutrition contract research organization, and Process Systems Enterprise (PSE), a UK advanced process modelling company, have announced the formation of the Centre of Excellence (CoE) for food product and process modeling.