Genetic work in the fruit fly has revealed a complex sugar sensing regulatory network, which when dysregulated leads to severely disturbed energy metabolism, say researchers.
The UK government is calling on businesses, R&D scientists and agricultural producers to submit their proposals for salt, sugar, fat and fibre reformulation with the chance to win up to €13.5 m in funding.
Sucking during early infancy is critical for the regulation of epigenetic changes in intestinal stem cells – which potentially affect our gut health for life, say researchers.
French yeast and cultures specialist Lesaffre has taken a majority share in Italian fermentation biotech firm Gnosis.
Chocolate giant Hershey has committed to 100% local peanuts for its Ghana school feeding programme.