The potentially damaging effects of trans fats may also be passed
from a mother to her child during breast feeding, suggests a new
study that heaps more misery on the enfant terrible of the
An independent panel has been formed by the UK's Food Standards
Agency (FSA) to scrutinise whether the advertising practices of
infant and follow-on formula makers are in line with new rules
on infant nutrition.
Reflex Nutrition is on the verge of trialing its whey protein drink
through a mainstream food wholesaler in the UK, which if successful
could be a shot in the arm for further whey products on the market.
The Infant and Dietetic Foods Association (IDFA) has called for a
judicial review of proposed new rules governing the advertisement
of infant nutrition just days before the law was due to come into
force in the UK.
Whey protein is increasingly hitting the mainstream. This year saw
numerous studies published exploring the potential of the
ingredient to encapsulate value-added ingredients. Here,
FoodNavigator reviews the progress from 2007.