The Codex Alimentarius Commission has set new maximum limits for melamine in liquid infant milk in an effort to ‘bolt-up’ regulations and prevent a repeat of the 2008 Chinese scandal caused by the chemical.
The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and AOAC International have agreed to cooperate on the development of infant formula and adult nutritionals-related standards in an effort to avoid “duplication.”
Arla Foods has signed a financing and supply agreement with signficant pediatric nutrition and baby care product producer Biostime International Holdings to supply the Hong Kong-listed company with infant formula.
The European Dietetic Food Industry Association (IDACE) says first-reading amendments to EU dietetic food laws approved in the European Parliament today can provide the basis for a ‘soft landing’ even as the current proposal sees the removal of images...
Spanish researchers said the development of a novel method for detecting minute levels of veterinary drugs in certain baby foods will help reinforce the European Union’s zero-tolerance approach to their presence.
New Zealand firm A2 Corporation (A2C) has announced a strategic agreement whereby Synlait Milk will manufacture A2's branded nutritional powders on the firm's behalf as A2C aims at lucrative Chinese and Southeast Asian markets.
Europe’s largest whey protein supplier Volac claims that new scientific research backs the ingredient’s healthy ageing benefits for older consumers, and the need for ‘tailored nutrition strategies’ to meet their demands.
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has published a scientific opinion concluding that protein from goat’s milk is a suitable protein source for infant and follow-on formulae, provided the final product complies with compositional criteria.
Nestlé India has been charged by a court in Delhi for allegedly violating laws relating to the correct labeling of infant formula products and for associated failings regarding advertisements in women’s magazines, claims that the company denies.