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New class of ‘good’ fat could aid diabetes prevention

The ‘surprising’ discovery of a previously unidentified class of lipid molecules that enhance insulin sensitivity and blood sugar control could offer a route to the prevention of type 2 diabetes, say researchers.

Whey protein duty battle: 170 UK jobs on the line at CLF Distribution

EU regulation on whey protein import duty will not be amended - a decision that will threaten business, says the MD of a large UK wholesaler.

Indonesia stakes claim as SE Asia's most important food market

Indonesia's food industry will continue to grow in importance as its massive population of around 300 million gains wealth, according to some voices in the halls of the Jakarta International Expo at Food Ingredients-Asia last week. But it may have some way to go yet.

Dietary supplements researchers excited by promise of new human cell culture model for Alzheimer's

The announcement that researchers have developed a way to construct a three dimensional in vitro model of human brain cells that exhibit features of Alzheimer’s disease could be a game changer for the research of cognitive health dietary supplements, experts say.

Blinded by science? ‘Trivial’ information increases consumer trust

Trivial scientific information presented on packaging in the form of graphs or formulas can lead consumers to believe a product is more effective, according to new research.

MERS cases linked to camel milk – WHO

Four cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) have been linked to camel milk in Saudi Arabia, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).

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We want you: Scientific committee calls for cutting edge science at Probiota 2015

We want you: Scientific committee calls for cutting edge science at Probiota 2015

A newly established scientific committee are set to assess cutting edge research for the Probiota 2015 Scientific...

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Can you keep the European food industry honest? We’re hiring!

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Zinc and selenium recommended intakes from EFSA

EFSA publishes recommended intakes for zinc and selenium - but chromium is not warranted

In its latest work on dietary reference values (DRVs), the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has set...

NPD category busters: From ‘Teagurt’ to coffee fruit energy to Milo expansion

NPD category busters: From ‘Teagurt’ to coffee fruit energy to Milo expansion

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Insights manager for Australia-New Zealand, south east Asia and India,...

DG SANCO chief resigns after disciplinary inquiry

DG SANCO chief resigns following ‘sober’ disciplinary inquiry

Director general of the European Commission’s Health and Consumers unit (DG SANCO), Paola Testori Coggi, has resigned...

Tackling toxins: Probiotic yoghurt provides mercury detox

Tackling toxins: Probiotic yoghurt provides mercury detox

Governments might not want to admit it, but according to a leading academic in microbiology and probiotics,...

EFSA backs non-digestible carbs for sugar reduction

EFSA backs non-digestible carbs for sugar reduction

EFSA (European Food Safety Authority) has delivered positive opinions for two non-digestible carbohydrate ingredients based on their...