The development of genetically modified crops to improve human
health could be the golden ticket for advocates to persuade the
wary public that GM is not a wholly nefarious idea after all. But
will a new, healthy spin be enough to...
A mature US yoghurt market does not mean there is no room for
growth, according to a new report, which identifies huge expansion
possibilities particularly in the area of probiotic and prebiotic
European food companies are already being asked to submit health
claims for approval to agencies at national level, following the
adoption of the new EU regulation on nutrition and health claims
Sometimes I just love eating fatty, greasy, unquestionably
hazardous foods. But I don't like trans fats, that come as a
by-product in some processed foods, and have been linked to high
cholesterol and heart problems.
The new European Nutrition and Health Claims Regulation hit an
unexpected barrier to its adoption yesterday, since it was found to
contain the wrong comitology procedure. Rectifying the oversight
could take months and may re-open...
Children with lactose intolerance are missing out on essential
nutrients by avoiding dairy, and could benefit from probiotics and
aged cheeses, say a review from the American Academy of Pediatrics
The UK's Joint Health Claims Initiative (JHCI) has conducted a
review of its own guidance on health claims submissions, with the
aim of helping the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) develop
processes for when the impending...
Beer, bakery, confectionery, sweet drinks, pizzas, snacks galore,
and even dog food. The list of products with World Cup tie-ins is
dominated by junk food, while healthy food makers seem content to
pass up the marketing opportunities...
Britain's formula milk industry has faced down a new wave of
criticism from senior paediatricians, who accused it of dodging a
ban on direct advertising by snuggling up to doctors and health
Sheep's milk has a higher content of essential vitamins and
minerals than cow's milk and could be used to cater to consumers'
appetite for healthy products. But presently it seems only
small-time producers are sizing...
Nestlé has finalised arrangements for a new fund that will invest
in food companies producing for the health, well-being and
nutrition sectors, as part of the group's drive to stay on top of
consumer health trends.
Sales of a DHA-fortified children's yoghurt launched last month in
Canada are already exceeding expectations, with parents keen to
improve their children's brain development through nutrition, says
manufacturer Danone Canada.
Cows on healthier diets produce milk that is healthier for humans,
says new research, improving our understanding of how dairy
processors could naturally increase the health positioning of their
Soy milk has been Western Europe's fastest growing 'dairy' sector
over the last six years, presenting new challenges to dairy firms
via consumer health trends and new fears over lactose intolerance,
reports Chris Mercer.
As the milk industry feels the impact of a supposed rise in lactose
intolerance, a new study from the US confirms Europeans can drink
milk because their ancestors flourished in dairy pastures, passing
on gene mutations that maintain...
Members of the European Parliament are today debating and voting on
proposals for two new controversial pieces of proposed legislation
that will affect food processors - one toput restrictions on the
health claims they make about...
Dairy food makers looking to drill further into the health benefits
of their primary foodstuffs will welcome new findings that suggest
two servings of low-fat dairy foods a day could reduce men's risk
of developing type 2 diabetes.
The UK's Dairy Council has suggested that the proliferation of
lactose intolerance, a condition where the body is unable to digest
lactose, the sugar found in milk and some dairy products, has been
vastly exaggerated - as the...