Lactose Intolerance

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.