Consumer watchdog Which? has hit out at an Advertising Standards Authority adjudication that rejected 31 complaints about a television advert for Nutella hazlenut spread, calling the authority’s failure to ban it a “huge disappointment”.
The emulsifier and stabilizer manufacturer Palsgaard aims to improve the health profile of products and address low-fat, trans fats and E-numbers, as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility agenda.
Scientists at Belgium’s Gent University have developed a new test for bioactive peptides with weight management effects, providing a quick test of the potential of ingredients for supplements and functional foods.
The Commission has agreed to allow the continued use of stevia in France until the EU approves the sweetener, providing relief to companies worried that the extension would end before EU-wide authorisation is granted.