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CDR FoodLab Touch

CDR targets fat and oil quality control

By Joseph James Whitworth

CDR and Filsorb have launched a benchtop analyser for quality control of raw materials when purchased, stored and during production.

Australian government backs infant formula research

Australian government backs infant formula research

By Shane Starling

The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) will continue a 15-year collaborative period with Australian food company Clover Corporation, by engaging in a new initiative to develop encapsulation techniques for infant and medical...

Many positive opinions, many more negative in the latest batch of EFSA health claim missives

EFSA HEALTH CLAIM OPINIONS - ARTICLE 13, BATCH 5 (Complete)

EFSA publishes article 13, batch 5 – winners and losers

By Shane Starling

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) this morning published 536 health claims in 73 opinions in the fifth batch of general function claims.

Lipid Nutrition withdraws Oz/NZ CLA Novel Foods application

Lipid Nutrition withdraws Oz/NZ CLA Novel Foods application

By Shane Starling

Dutch-based Conjugated Linoleic Acid (CLA) player, Lipid Nutrition, has withdrawn its CLA Novel Foods application in Australia and New Zealand due to the two countries’ policy to reduce all trans fatty acids (TFAs) in the diet.

Body shaping and toning is the predominate CLA claim, although to date, EFSA's health claims panel has not accepted CLA claim-backing science

CLA gains EU hearing as Novel Foods status beckons

By Shane Starling

Nine months after the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) handed in a positive safety assessment for conjugated linoleic acid (CLA), the weight management ingredient will be assessed by the European Commission as it continues its protracted journey...

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