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Governments should recommend nuts to pregnant women, says study

By Oliver Morrison

Governments and food regulators in Europe should have special recommendations for pregnant women to eat nuts in order to develop the health of the baby, according to the coordinator of a first-of-its-kind study suggesting that nut intake during early...

Tapping E414 in Senegal: “This is the ‘grand cru’ of acacia gum”

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Tapping E414 in Senegal: “This is the ‘grand cru’ of acacia gum”

By Flora Southey

Acacia gum, or food additive E414, is used by food and beverage manufacturers as a natural texturizing agent. FoodNavigator travels to Senegal to find out how the plant exudate is ‘tapped’ from African acacia trees, before being exported and processed...