Japan’s Kirin Holdings Company, Limited has announced five of its products that utilize Lactococcus lactis strain Plasma were registered as Foods with Function Claims with Japan’s Consumer Affairs Agency (CAA).
A new processing sequence that prevents high spore counts in milk powder production has been patented in the US. Caloris develop a unique cleaning method that will help reduce the risk of bacterial contamination during manufacturing.
A probiotic given to Japanese medical students during the run-up to nationwide medical school examinations reduced stress among the students, according to a study in Applied and Environmental Microbiology, a journal of the American Society for Microbiology.
Following the results of a customer survey on sugar, which received almost 3,000 responses, Finnish dairy company Valio has introduced new yogurt and yogurt puddings, aimed at children, with less sugar content.