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Probiotics fight eczema

Probiotics given to pregnant women and babies around the time of childbirth could protect children from atopic eczema for up to four years - two...

Benefits of sticking to healthy diet religiously

You may not want to take on the religion too, but following the fasting regimes laid down by the Greek Orthodox Church could reduce your...

Dairy ingredients now growing on trees

Swiss flavours and extracts manufacturer Emil Flachsmann is introducing another addition to its growing range of extracts, with the launch of EFLA Trees of Life,...

Improved mouthfeel from Rhodia

Health, a driving force behind food innovation in general, is nowhere more evident than in the yoghurt segment of the market. For dairy food manufacturers...

Food: how intolerant are we?

In response to growing concerns from the consumer about food intolerance, the food industry and food safety agencies in Europe are continuing in their quest...

The value of creatine

Creatine serum supplements seem to have no effect on muscle ATP or creatine stores, despite claims by one US manufacturer, say researchers. At a recent...

Stick to the spinach?

Does iron fortification work ? And if so, how ? Scientists from the US government are working on a new study to investigate the absorption...

British beef back on track

A decision by the OIE, the world organisation for animal health, to modify BSE risk levels could lead to the UK having the same status...

Fibre, all in a definition

With the increasing use of dietary fibre ingredients by food manufacturers it is imperative that food labels listing such ingredients remain as clear, concise and...

Far East flavour from Flachsmann

Flachsmann, Swiss manufacturer of flavours and plant extracts, presented its new Yuzu flavour at the Vitafoods show in Geneva last week, following its worldwide launch...

Detecting the 'crunch' in crispy products, new analysis instrument

UK company Stable Micro Systems, a leading provider of texture analysis equipment, has designed and launched its new Acoustic Envelope Detector, the company confirmed this...

Oil-dispersible caramel colour hits the market

US caramel colour company DD Williamson announced this week that it has launched a new, oil-dispersible caramel colour blend to provide sticking power for snack...

An end to vCJD epidemic threat

Statistics linking death and the variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (vCJD) from eating BSE infected meat may not be as startling as once believed. Researchers from Imperial...

Prebiotics from domestic commodities

Prebiotics are complex carbohydrates - such as inulin and short-chain sugars called oligosaccharides - that pass undigested from the lower intestine to the colon. At...

Nutrition in Europe, reading the future

A new multi-stakeholder project on the future of the nutrition and health trend in Europe is to be launched by two Belgium-based consultancy firms. The...

Peptides in pressure war

The latest research into the beneficial impact of peptides in fermented milk might have on lowering consumer's blood pressure brings good news for manufacturers of...

Taking quality forward, new research

A Spanish research group that has developed a new system for quality control in agro-food products is looking for partners in the food production or...

Cognis cracks weight issues with CLA product

Cognis Nutrition and Health used the Vitafoods exhibition taking place in Geneva, Switzerland this week as the right platform to launch its Tonalin CLA to...

One good 'raisin' for food preservation

The humble, yet nutritious, raisin could well be the next rival to sodium nitrite in the food preservative stakes, claim researchers from the US this...

Improving ingredients delivery

US premix company Watson Foods has designed a new concept to showcase its edible film strips, a novel delivery system which could be applied to...

FSA funds caffeine study

Research continues into the potential impact of maternal caffeine consumption on baby weight with news this week that scientists from the UK universities of Leicester...

Forum fuels knowledge in EU

An EU funded project is building the critical mass of knowledge required to ensure that Europe meets the Lisbon objective of becoming the world's most...

Cucumber for flavour innovation?

Cost savings and innovation are just around the corner for food manufacturers interested in working with cucumbers, claims UK company TasteTech. The company has created...

FSA issues strong warnings on vitamins

High dosages of vitamins and minerals taken over a long period of time could cause permanent damage to your health and may lead to cancer,...

Herbs hold potent antioxidants

Norwegian and Japanese scientists have confirmed several culinary and medicinal herbs as important sources of dietary antioxidants. But they say their results demonstrate that there...

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