Prolacta Bioscience, which provides hospitals with 100% human milk-based nutritional products for premature, critically ill infants, has announced the publication of a journal article that summarizes existing evidence on the impact of homogenization on...
On the podcast this week we have conversations with Change Foods founder and CEO, David Bucca; Mark Robert, technical director, food & beverage solutions, Tate & Lyle; and Peter Lamb, COO of Adventa Bioscience.
Belgian biotech company Inbiose, which develops human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs), has submitted its application for a Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) approval by the US Food & Drug Administration (FDA) of four HMOs.
A new report by WHO, UNICEF, and the International Baby Food Action Network (IBFAN) says despite efforts to stop the promotion of breast-milk substitutes, countries are still falling short in protecting parents from misleading information.
Kiwi scientists have published nationally representative research on the breastmilk composition of breastfeeding mothers in the country, which could aid the development of supplements or programmes to support the health of breastfeeding mothers and their...
Human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs) have extensive potential to offer a range of health benefits in products beyond infant formula, DuPont's global business director for HMOs, Steen Lyck, said at Vitafoods Asia on Tuesday.
Supplements containing specific human milk oligosaccharides from breast milk may selectively modify the gut microbiome in healthy adults, says a new study that also supports the safety and tolerability of the ingredients.
‘Good’ gut bacteria may arrive in a baby’s digestive system direct from its mother’s gut via breast milk, Swiss researchers have found – a discovery they claim could lead to the development of infant nutrition products that better mimic breast milk.
Children up to the age of one that are fed vegetable milk or milk from non-bovine animals as an alternative to breast milk or infant formula are at risk of becoming malnourished, the French Agency for Food, Environment and Occupational Health & Safety...
Spanish supplier Biosearch Life is finding success with its patented, immune system-boosting and mastitis battling probiotic isolated from human breast milk in a world-first product launched in Australia this year.
A new process for the production of the human milk oligosaccharide Fucosyllactose that allows for large-scale production of the saccharide means the immune boosting food ingredient is now low cost, claims its German developer.
The UK Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has ruled that an advertisement for Aptamil Follow On infant formula may not continue to be broadcast because it implies it can stop children from catching colds.
An independent panel has been formed by the UK's Food Standards
Agency (FSA) to scrutinise whether the advertising practices of
infant and follow-on formula makers are in line with new rules
on infant nutrition.
The infant formula market presents opportunities for proven
nutritional ingredients within the updated EU regulatory framework,
and follow-on products and those aimed at mothers' are also
targeted by suppliers.
Breastfeeding is still the best way to ensure that babies obtain
the necessary nutritional intake for developing a healthy brain.
This was the conclusion of a panel of experts meeting last week at
the Advances in Paediatric Nutrition...