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.
Doctor warns against 'standard' infant formulas
Parents should avoid infant formulas made from intact proteins, a
Stanford researcher told doctors assembled at the annual meeting of
the Pediatric Academic Societies.
Scientists encapsulate uncommon oils in milk proteins
The micro-encapsulation of essential oils in skimmed milk gives
higher flavour retention compared to whey, say scientists.
Anhydro dairy dryer targets whey trend
The new Triple-A spray dryer from Anhydro will target growing
demand for whey in added value product development, as dairy firms
move away from traditional commodities.
American Dairy shifts more infant formula
American Dairy, the owner of China's Feihe Dairy, said a 28 per
cent rise in volumes sold of its Feihe infant formula drove growth
during 2005, helped by promotional efforts and additional
Fonterra partners US dairy for whey protein research
Fonterra, New Zealand's largest dairy co-operative, has formed a
research partnership with the US dairy industry, in an
international approach to promoting and proving health claims for
Scientists search milk for new functional proteins
Australia's dairy industry will spend $850,000 on research to find
novel milk proteins that could be used in functional foods to
improve nutrition and combat major diseases.
Protein binding to be used in pathogen detecting chip
Scientists in the Netherlands have joined forces with a private
company to develop a nano-level chip to detect mycotoxins in food.