Report uncovers melamine in US infant formula
Some leading brands of infant formula manufactured and sold in the US have been found to contain traces of the industrial chemical melamine, albeit it at small amounts, news reports suggest.
Arla introduces new generation of whey permeate
Arla is raising the bar on whey permeate functionality with a new range said to have flavour profile and low hygroscopy, attributes that will make it easier to use in a range of applications.
Price volatility setting back lactose and whey value - report
While the availability of whey and lactose products continue to climb during 2008, price volatility has managed to hamper hikes in profitability of the segment as manufacturers hunt for cheaper ingredients, says a new report.
Plastic could be ‘whey’ more recyclable
The WHEYLAYER project, set to get underway next week, is focusing on developing a whey protein coated film for use with plastics films in food packaging.
Ingredient use key to optimising whey functional potential - industry
Despite a growing focus on finished whey products, one leading representative believes future development of the protein will be predominantly driven by its use as an ingredient in functional foods.
Finished product groups are next target in whey functional push
With dairy companies increasingly looking to push whey as functional ingredient, the industry says it must do more to court and target leading food manufacturers to make use of the additive’s potential benefits.
FAO calls for tighter scrutiny of infant formula markets
Infant formula manufacturers need to invest further in safety controls in order to regain public confidence after the Chinese melamine scandal, FAO has said.
Meta-analysis supports milk proteins for blood pressure improvements
Peptides from milk may help to reduce blood pressure and ultimately the risk of cardiovascular disease, according to a new meta-analysis from China.
Nestle enlists BioGaia for infant nutrition initiative
Swedish probiotics specialist BioGaia this morning announced a deal with Nestlé Nutrition that will see its proprietary Lactobacillus reuteri strain employed in infant nutrition products globally.
EFSA confirms safety of Unilever GM ice protein
Low-fat ice cream made with GM yeast to ensure a creamy consistency may soon be possible in Europe following the European Food Standards Authority’s (EFSA) opinion on Unilever’s novel technology.
Protient expands whey protein capacity
Minnesota-based Protient has said it will expand its whey protein isolate (WPI) capacity in order to meet increased customer demand for the ingredient.
Protein analyzer wins IFT food science award
The Sprint Rapid Protein Analyzer from CEM Corp, North Carolina, USA, has won a 2008 IFT Food Expo Innovation Award at the IFT trade food show in New Orleans.
Trans fats harm may pass from mother to infant in breast milk: study
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
Processor installs whey testing to aid customer development
Niro has installed it latest whey ingredient technology at its
Copenhagen testing site in a bid to aid manufacturer development
and marketing of new product compositions from the protein.
Whey industry hoping for innovative future
Whey's days as being viewed as a simple by-product of food
manufacturer appear to be over as the industry increasingly looks
to tap into the potential health and functional benefits of the