About 60% of elderly hospital patients in the UK are malnourished according to recent data from the British Dietetic Association, a problem companies like Danish firm Arla Food Ingredients are trying to tackle with a new whey form.
Scientists in New Zealand are developing a method to identify the geographical source of milk powder products – a potential answer to the problem of counterfeit ‘Made in New Zealand’ infant formula products.
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has rejected Irish dairy and ingredients giant Glanbia’s claim that its Prolibra whey-peptide ingredient can reduce body fat, failing the claim on characterisation grounds that dogged 100s of probiotic submissions.
Glanbia has unveiled a €21m whey protein isolate (WPI) investment at its Dairy Ingredients Ireland (DII) Ballyragget facility – the Irish dairy giant’s latest expansion effort driven by the up-coming milk quota abolition.
New Zealand authorities have begun action to stop unlawful exports of infant formula to China, after trade bodies blamed these for severely undermining the southern nation’s reputation for food safety.
Leading Chinese infant formula manufacturer Synutra l has entered into a commercial partnership agreement with French dairy giant Sodiaal and its subsidiary, Euroserum – a deal the Chinese firm hopes will “further increase consumer confidence” in its...
The world’s biggest food company has extended its Product Technology Centre (PTC) in Konolfingen, Switzerland as it seeks to speed new product development in infant nutrition, medical nutrition and dairy.
Nestlé Australia has ordered tests on its recently re-formulated Nestlé NAN H.A. 1 Gold infant formula after it received a number of complaints from parents that the 'new, improved' product was making their children ill.
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.
New Zealand dairy processor Fonterra has told DairyReporter.com that it is working to cross-leverage its scientific expertise in infant health and nutrition – in areas such as probiotics – to cater for the booming market in adult and senior nutrition.