Danone discusses the growing knowledge about the link between gut health and infant health, and the steps its formula is taking to ensure adequate nutrition intake for babies during the pivotal first 1000 days of life.
The UK-based organic baby and toddler food brand has unveiled 29 new products and two new ranges: Baby Meals and Organix Kids, which will be introduced initially in Asda and the Organix Online Shop. It is also bringing further additions to its current...
The British Dental Association has warned that what it calls ‘obscene’ levels of sugar in popular baby food pouches underline the need for wide-ranging government action across the early years’ food and drink sector.
Danone has taken a minority stake in organic baby food maker Yooji via its investment arm Danone Manifesto Ventures (DMV). FoodNavigator catches up with Yooji and DMV to find out what benefits the tie-up brings.
EFSA has called for further studies into the safety of locust bean gum for specialised infant and baby nutrition products, as it also opens a consultation into infant formulae from protein hydrolysates.
A naturally-occurring sugar found in breast milk may provide protection against life threatening bacterium by acting as a food source for 'friendly bacteria' in a baby's intestine, a study by Imperial College has concluded.
Sales of UK baby food have taken a hit a hit as 83% of parents opt for homemade food, according to Mintel data - but premium-positioned products and adult-friendly flavours could be a beacon of light, it says.
Anti-obesity strategies from public health experts and governments are failing because they do not take in to account pregnant women and babies, and focus too much attention on children and adults, says a top UK doctor.
UK infant food manufacturers have insisted their products are safe and comply with all regulations, said the sector’s trade body in response to a study this week that raised concerns over levels of trace elements in some products.
The UK’s Food Standards agency has reiterated its guidance to feed babies only breast milk or formula up to around six months of age, as there is evidence that there may be an increased risk of coeliac disease if gluten-containing foods are introduced...
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) should ban Bisphenol A (BPA) in children’s products and food containers, and has enough scientific data to support such a move, claims the Consumers Union (CU).
A declining US baby food market could receive a significant boost
from products that focus on infant weight control, as well as
premium baby goods and 'all natural' items, according to a new
report by Mintel.
You are what you eat…and also what your mother ate, according to
new research in the UK that sheds new light on the obesity issue
and the impact a maternal diet can have on an offspring's life
DuPont has re-launched its BAX detection system - a genetics-based
screening method that identifies bacteria and pathogens in food and
food processing equipment - as a means of preventing Enterobacter
sakazakii in powdered infant...
In a bid to reduce mercury poisoning pregnant women in the UK could
shortly be advised to reduce their tuna intake. The food
agency,FSA, recommends this week that pregnant women should eat no
more than one fresh tuna steak, or two...