Infant Formula

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Wilk serves up hybrid yogurt made with cultivated milk fat

By Teodora Lyubomirova

The Israeli foodtech company says the concept product provides validation of its technology, which involves growing milk-producing cells in a lab. “This is a significant milestone, not just for Wilk, but for the global industry.”

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FDA to focus on improving infant formula industry’s accountability

By Teodora Lyubomirova

An internal review of the US Food and Drug Administration’s handling of the US infant formula supply shortage has put the industry’s food safety culture under scrutiny – with the FDA likely to devise sector-specific best practices to avoid future emergencies.

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Helaina on track to deliver breast milk-equivalent baby formula

By Danielle Masterson

The New York City-based company was founded in 2019 by food scientist Laura Katz who aspired to advance nutrition by recreating the functional components of breast milk. The lab produces microbes, ferments, and runs immunity testing.

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New HMO study looks to next-generation infant formula

By Jim Cornall

Human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs) — important groups of carbohydrates in human breast milk — can, in some cases, be secreted in very high concentrations, and still be safe and well-tolerated by infants.