The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) is proposing to add a
number of ingredients to the list of substances permitted for use
in organic food products, in a move designed to prevent disruption
to business when new regulations come...
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said it will begin
to inspect food manufacturing facilities and test protein
ingredients following the recent news that the chemical melamine
may have entered the human food chain.
The results of the EU Childhood Obesity Programme indicate that
low-protein content in infant formula may have metabolic,
endocrinal and developmental benefits for babies - which may also
have an impact on obesity at a later age.
Barentz Europe is strengthening its position bakery ingredients
with the acquisition of family-run MDB Twello - a move expected to
boost distribution for the latter's ingredients and may thus
introduce more manufacturers to lupin...
Low fat ice-creams made using a GM yeast to form of small ice
crystals moved closer to set to be approved for the European
market, as the FSA published its draft opinion on Unilever
technology under novel foods regulation.
All-round innovation remains key to keeping the US snack market vibrant, according to an annual snack industry report, which identifies a number of growth opportunities at a time when consumers are striving to snack less.