UK consults dairy sector on protein rules
Britain's Food Standards Agency has asked the country's dairy
industry to comment on EU proposals that would set standard protein
levels in dried and condensed milks.
Report slams Filipino infant milk campaigns
A UN expert has slammed a Filipino advertising campaign for breast
milk substitutes as "misleading, deceptive, and malicious in
Whey protein gel particles - the future of probiotic encapsulation?
Encapsulation of probiotics in whey protein gel particles could
offer protection during processing and storage, as well as
extending the food applications of the bacteria to biscuits,
vegetable and frozen cranberry juice, indicates...
Nestlé rejects FDA doubts on infant formula
Infant formula made by food and nutrition giant Nestlé will not be
recalled in the US, the group has said, despite warnings from the
country's food regulator.
Scientists look to better flavour, mouthfeel from whey-based dairy
The hydrocolloid high-methoxy pectin (HMP) may offer the best
potential to enhance the thickness of whey-based lactic beverages.
Puleva looks to goat's milk proteins to prevent hypertension
Hydrolysed caseins from goat's milk could lead to a novel
ingredient to prevent the development of high blood pressure, if
results from a rat study can be translated to humans.
HIE: Opportunity knocks for whey protein sector
The growing popularity of whey protein is creating new
opportunities - though relatively low consumer recognition must
still be overcome.
Dairy industry claims victory in infant formula battle
Milk has gained an upper hand on soy in the infant formula market,
dairy industry officials said, after an international ruling on the
protein content of formula milk.
Small xanthan gum amounts boost gelling of proteins
Canadian researchers are looking into the effects of gelling of
whey protein isolates with xanthan gum in concentrations well below
that usually reported, and have already filed for a patent on the
Glanbia builds protein business in China
Irish dairy ingredients firm Glanbia is building a presence in the
Chinese market with its expertise in heat-stable proteins.
Unilever's revolutionary GM ice cream protein challenged
A group of scientists has claimed that Unilever's genetically
modified (GM) fish antifreeze protein for ice cream should not be
approved without further comprehensive tests.
Study shows milk protein can help clear teenage skin
Research carried out by Holland-based Campina Industrial Products,
shows that a milk protein it has launched can lead to a 50 per cent
reduction in acne within the space of two weeks.
Glanbia turns whey into functional, nutritional emulsifier
Modification of whey protein concentrates with high phospholipid
proportions could turn standard emulsifiers into functional health
promoting ingredients, results that could have important
implications for the food industry.
Machine turns whey into texture additive
A new machine allows dairy manufacturers to process whey into an
ingredient they can use to improve the texture and taste of low-fat
FDA rejects Nestlé infant formula health claim
The US food regulatory agency last week rejected a proposed health
claim submitted by Nestlé, which would have implied that its whey
protein infant formulas reduced the risk of food allergy symptoms.