New research appears to absolve the soft drinks industry from
responsibility for the low calcium intake among US adolescents but
it suggests that creative and effective ways of increasing levels
of the mineral, such as through fortified...
The World Health Organisation (WHO) is calling for a set of
guidelines to be drafted up to identify the contamination risks of
formula milk. Last year it was revealed that a dangerous strain of
bacteria was more widespread than originally...
There has been an increase in health conscious consumers in recent
times and as a result products that make health claims (functional
foods) have been driving the dairy sector's growth. However, a new
study has suggested that...
A new study has revealed that organic milk has more health benefits
than previously predicted. The findings show that organic milk has
higher Omega fatty acid content than conventional milk. Organic
farmers are calling for official...
Babies aged from one to three months are less likely to suffer from
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SID) if they are breast-fed. These
are the findings of a new study published in the Archives of
Diseases in Childhood.
Hand held computer equipment is being used in dairy farms in
Australia to make the collection of milk samples more efficient for
farmers, the companies involved believe that the the technology
will encourage the testing of milk and...
Health conscious consumers that wish to avoid additives in their
diets are finding it difficult to recognise the ingredients and the
health risks associated with them because of a confusing labelling
Probiotics, the bacteria thought to help gut health disorders,
allergies and even some forms of cancer, contain immune
system-stimulating DNA, which makes them just as effective when
inactivated as when consumed as live microorganisms...
Dairy giant Nestlé, has been taken to court in China for
mislabelling a milkshake drink. A mother in China discovered that
Nesquik powder that she bought for her three-year-old son contained
GM ingredients only after looking on the...