Lactose Intolerance

Univar Solutions appointed exclusive distributor of Valio’s Eila lactose free milk powders in selected European countries. Pic: Valio

Univar Solutions to distribute Valio's Eila lactose-free milk powders

By Jim Cornall

Univar Solutions B.V., a subsidiary of Univar Solutions Inc., a global chemical and ingredient distributor, is to distribute Finnish dairy company Valio’s Eila lactose-free milk powders in Sweden, the UK, Ireland, Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxembourg,...

Researchers in Japan say avoiding formula immediately after birth is an easy fix. Pic: Getty Images/Sasiistock

Despite high rates of lactose intolerance, consumers are now eating more dairy

Japanese find breastfeeding at birth can lower milk allergies

By Richard Whitehead

Avoiding cow's milk formula and exclusively breastfeeding in the first three days of life helps reduce later lactose intolerance, according a Japanese clinical trial.

The natural history of food allergies has changed during the last two decades in the severity of clinical manifestations. Pic: Getty/AndreyPopov

Mead Johnson wants more parents taking ‘allergic action’

By Beth Newhart

Food allergies are on the rise in children, creating allergen-free public areas, food products and school policies to manage those that are life-threatening. Cow's milk allergy is common in babies and can potentially lead to other intolerances without...

The technology could lead to the diagnosis of potentially fatal health conditions like sepsis in just a few minutes. Pic: ©Getty Images/Albert_Karimov

Australian startup awarded license for device which can measure dairy proteins

Cybertongue has protein detection licked

By Richard Whitehead

A diagnostic tool that can quickly detect lactose and spoilt milk is set to be released by an Australian startup.

The LactoSens 0.01% test – recently validated against HPLC - is a direct assay on a biochip that specifically measures lactose in minutes in milk and dairy products including yogurt, sour cream, cream cheese and mozzarella.

LactoSens opens up lactose-free market

By Jim Cornall

As the increasing importance of “lactose free” products, the relevant threshold for “lactose-free” labeling has been reduced, an Austrian company has launched a device capable of accurately measuring the lower lactose threshold in dairy products.

raw milk unpasteurized pasteurization Stanford University

Study: 'little difference' in digestibility

Raw milk: No benefit for lactose intolerance

By Rachel Arthur

‘There is little difference in the digestibility of raw (unpasteurized) milk and pasteurized milk’, claims a pilot study, ‘Effect of Raw Milk on Lactose Intolerance,’ from Stanford University School of Medicine. 

Indian demand for reduced lactose on the rise, says Novozymes

Indian demand for reduced lactose on the rise, says Novozymes

By Caroline Scott-Thomas

Indian awareness of lactose intolerance is growing rapidly, leading consumers to seek reduced reduced lactose and lactose-free products without compromising on taste, according to a Novozymes South Asia executive.

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