Research

New evidence suggests any kind of light can spoil dairy products

By Beth Newhart

Light protection services and certification company Noluma has released new research that tackles the effects of light exposure on milk and other dairy products. Vitamin A, vitamin D and riboflavin levels in milk all begin to deplete after just two hours.

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From nanoemulsions to octopuses: Palsgaard pushes the boundaries of applied research

By Niamh Michail

Emulsifier research into natural nanoparticles, algae and…octopuses? It may sound strange but this is exactly the kind of ‘outside-the-box’ research that’s possible at Danish firm Palsgaard thanks to the fact its R&D department is actually an independent...

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Barilla says Yes! to sustainable food research with €20k grant

By Niamh Michail

Barilla is calling on Europe’s researchers to pitch their projects on food and sustainability for the chance to win a €20,000 research grant through its BCFN Young Earth Solution (YES!) competition.

Wageningen University's campus will house Unilever's R&D centre from 2019 onwards.

Unilever to relocate food R&D to Wageningen University

By Niamh Michail

Global food giant Unilever is to relocate its R&D centres for food, home and personal care to Wageningen University in the Netherlands, creating what it calls "a global food innovation centre".

Sucralow? EC calls on EFSA to re-assess sucralose after a scientific paper found a link between the sweetener & cancer. © iStock

EFSA to assess sucralose following cancer concerns

By Niamh Michail

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) will conduct a scientific evaluation of sucralose following the publication of a study which found a link between the sweetener and cancer.

Deadline for submissions is January 19, 2016

Abstracts open for IAFP 2016

By Joseph James Whitworth

Abstracts can now be submitted for the 2016 International Association for Food Protection (IAFP) event next year.

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