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...
A leading animal sciences group has sold the gene rights of a new
breed of dairy cattle to a UK distributor which it claims will give
farmers the opportunity to increase their milk yields as well as
prevent the proliferation of cattle...
Dutch health insurer VGZ is to reimburse policyholders who buy
Unilever's range of cholesterol-lowering margarine, yoghurt and
milk products in a bid to reduce medical costs related to heart
disease, it said yesterday.
Richmond Foods, the British ice cream manufacturer, consolidated
its position in 2004 with a rise in turnover despite less
favourable market conditions than in the previous year. And the
company is confident of further growth in 2005,...
Rachel's Organic, a leading UK producer of organic dairy products,
says that the growing appetite of British consumers for healthy,
innovative products is helping sustain growth in the burgeoning UK
organic dairy sector. Tom...
Chilled dairy products will remain one of the most important
product segments for the world's biggest food company Nestlé as it
tries to strengthen its position in the market for healthy and
nutritional foods, and move away from...