The market for functional food products has grown steadily for
several years now, focusing primarily on the dairy sector. But
other sectors of the food industry, such as bakery and snacks, are
beginning to see more functional products...
The female hormone estrogen has been shown for the first time to
potentially protect against colon cancer. The new research also
found that soy protein may help reduce the number and size of
tumors that do occur.
Red clover isoflavones may help to protect women, recently advised
to stop using HRT, from the risk of osteoporosis, suggests new
research that shows a protective effect of the supplement on the
Millions of euros will be poured into three major
'farm-to-fork?research projects, the Commission said yesterday, to
reinforce R&D co-operation at a European level and bring a
monetary boost to the increasingly complex food...
A Swedish study established to assess the effect of hormone
replacement therapy (HRT) for women with a history of breast cancer
has been stopped early after preliminary results show 'unacceptably
high' risks of breast cancer...
Shemen Industries, Israel's leading producer of edible oils and
soya meals, is in negotiations with US agri-giant Cargill over a
future partnership with its soy isoflavones division, according to
a report in the Globes Online.
Leading isoflavone producer Novogen has launched a research centre
that will provide consumers and the media, increasingly drawing
attention to isoflavone supplements, with the latest information on
the plant-derived compounds.
With increasing numbers of Americans turning to soy-based infant
formulas, a new study finds soy isoflavones do not act like female
hormones in infants, suggests new research from the government's
leading research agency.
Soy isoflavones may not offer the benefits to heart health often
attributed to soyfoods, finds a new study that suggests that
another part of the plant could be responsible for its
The movement of foodstuffs within the European boundaries will be
changed forever once the next step towards an enlarged Europe takes
place. Food and Life Sciences lawyer Raymond O’Rourke takes us
through a detailed look at some of...
With tight new rules on traceability soon to hit European food
manufacturers and retailers, European food lawyer Raymond O'Rourke
examines the new legislation and the impact this will have on
industry. Of concern, O'Rourke...
Estonian state-owned cooking oil manufacturer Werol Tehased has
announced plans to launch a pilot project for the production
protein derived from rape seed oil. The company is also mulling
over a number of other projects, including...
ADM Natural Health and Nutrition has expanded its range of soya
isoflavone concentrates for use in food and food supplements.
Novasoy 700 has a minimum 70 per cent isoflavone content and
Novasoy 200 is a 20 per cent isoflavone concentrate.
The regional distribution of soybean production and processing capacity in the US has shifted dramatically during the last decade. Citing the impact of emerging markets, a new study claims this change will have important consequences for the US soybean...
The regional distribution of soybean production and processing
capacity in the US has shifted dramatically during the last decade.
Citing the impact of emerging markets, a new study claims this
change will have important consequences...
With serendipitous coincidence, in the same week that the European
Food Safety Authority delivers its hotly awaited first opinion on a
GMO, bureaucrats and stakeholders have gathered in Brussels under
the aegis of the Commission to...
If traceability is at the heart of new food labelling rules in
Europe then the life blood keeping it beating must be risk
management. On the eve of the first ever risk assessment on
genetically modified organisms delivered by Europe's...
In the wake of terrorist attacks in the US on September 11, 2001
Europe's manufacturing industries have taken a knock but figures
released this week reveal that the food industry is managing the
course, registering a 'light...
The US Agricultural Research Service (ARS) has developed a new
dough formulation to eradicate the musty, 'beany' aftertaste of
some soy-based breads; a problem that has eluded food technologists
since the 1970s.
A disappointment for the food industry the US government last week
predicted a cut in the forecast for soybean production to the
lowest level in nearly 30 years. Although up slightly on 2002
figures, the area for harvest is expected...
Freshly formed Bunge-Dupont soy ingredient joint venture, The Solae
Company, is to plunge into flavors and to work on the taste of soy
protein through a new collaboration with flavor scientists at the
US soybean processor ADM is launching its organic whole soybean
powder NutriSoy on the European market at next month's Food
Ingredients Europe. The product has been nominated for the 'most
innovative ingredient' award.