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Organic aroma loophole leaves bad taste

The organic French yoghurt brand Vrai has been forced to pull one of its yoghurts after consumer pressure weighed in on its (legal) decision to use a non-organic aroma.

Russia may lift import ban on some products

Russia may lift its ban on some imported products from Europe, and the Commission has urged in talks this week for Member States to remain unified in their demands.

Kokumi compounds could aid fat reduction: Ajinomoto study

The use of ‘kokumi’ substances could improve the taste of low-fat foods, aiding efforts to reduce levels of fat and calories in foods, say researchers from Japanese firm Ajinomoto.

Beckham ‘no longer likely to hold such appeal to children’: ASA

Diageo escapes red card: ASA clears David Beckham Haig Club whisky advert

Diageo’s Haig Club whisky advert featuring footballing icon David Beckham has been cleared by UK media regulator the Advertising Standards Authority.

Israel Chemicals to acquire Prolactal

Israel Chemicals’ (ICL) Food Specialties business unit has agreed to acquire dairy proteins specialist Prolactal for an undisclosed sum.

Ingredion rolls out quillaja-derived foaming ingredient across Europe

Ingredion has introduced its natural foaming agent for non-alcoholic beverages, fruit syrups and cordials derived from Quillaja saponaria (the soapbark tree) to the European market.

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WHO urges national dietary targets to cut preventable deaths

WHO urges national dietary targets to cut preventable deaths

The World Health Organisation has outlined potential strategies to reduce premature deaths from non-communicable diseases (NCDs), including...

Cancer risk study suggests meat and sugar are bad, while plants are good

Cancer risk study suggests meat and sugar are bad, while plants are good

Research investigating the effect of different dietary patterns on colorectal cancer risk has found that meat-based diets...

MEP vote backs meat origin labelling

MEP vote backs meat origin labelling

Environment, Public Health and Food Safety Committee (ENVI) Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) have voted 48 to...

Does the edible bugs trend have the legs to succeed?

Does the edible bugs trend have the legs to succeed?

Not a week goes by without media headlines talking about the potential of insects to help feed...

Umami taste sensitivity linked to physical health in the elderly

Umami taste sensitivity linked to physical health in the elderly

There is a close relationship between a person’s perception of umami flavours and their appetite and physical...

Sugar intakes decreasing or stable accross the world

Sugar intakes 'decreasing' or 'stable' globally, report finds

Dietary sugars intakes are decreasing or stable in most countries, according to a data review of ten...

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