Leading producers of baby food in China are continuing efforts to
reassure consumers as the scandal over fake baby food that is said
to have killed dozens of babies continues to unfold, reports
Simon Pitman and Danny Vincent.
An electronic nose could sniff out considerable savings for food
manufacturers as researchers use the latest technology for the
early detection of 'undesirable off-odours and microbial
contaminants' in dairy and bakery products.
DSM Food Specialties, the leading producer of ingredient solutions,
has launched a new scanning kit that it claims can identify the
presence of antibiotics in milk more accurately. The product is in
line with traditional testing systems...
Nurses in the UK are calling for an educational campaign outlining
the health risks of dairy foods. Researchers from Imperial College
London believe that in an attempt to increase yield, farmers are
artificially increasing a growth...
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.