The European Commission last week launched a new research network
which it hopes will become the world's leading resource on prion
diseases such as BSE - evidence that while 'mad cow' fears might
have diminished, the...
The dairy industry has been eagerly promoting trials showing that
the calcium in milk products can prevent obesity but, writes
Dominique Patton, several gaps in the evidence mean that
dietary guidelines based on this effect are a...
A new study from the US has yet again made the link between dairy
consumption and weight loss. Dairy products' health benefits have
been debated for decades, but this new research is one of the first
to suggest that they are...
Irish dairy firm Glanbia is to invest €15 million in a new
innovation centre to develop functional foods and health
ingredients, Ireland's Minister for Agriculture and Food Joe Walsh
The US government could save more than $200 billion in healthcare
costs in the next five years if it could persuade American adults
to eat three or four servings of dairy foods each day, estimate the
authors of a new report.
US scientists are meeting later this month to analyse the DNA of 11
strains of probiotic bacteria. The aim is to help food scientists
improve the safety of foods such as cheese and yoghurt and the
research will also contribute to...
New Zealand firm A2 has said it has evidence of a possible link
between heart disease and the milk protein A1. Leading dairy
company Fonterra has however disputed the findings and claims there
is a need for further research.
Japanese ingredients company Ajinomoto is to open two new food
research and development centres in China and the United States.
The centres are positioned as branches of the company's existing
Food Research and Development Laboratories.
Breastfeeding is still the best way to ensure that babies obtain
the necessary nutritional intake for developing a healthy brain.
This was the conclusion of a panel of experts meeting last week at
the Advances in Paediatric Nutrition...
US Dairy producers and processors are working together to further
explore the potential of vended milk through an extensive 12- to
15-week multi-channel vending study as part of the Fluid Milk
Strategic Thinking Initiative (FMSTI),...