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ICN2 'framework' document outlines action plan for better food and nutrition systems

The UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and World Health Organisation (WHO) have published a 60 point plan as part of a ‘framework for action’ to improve global food and nutrition systems.

Vitamin D supplements should be taken with a meal to boost absorption: Study

Vitamin D supplements should be recommended to be taken with a meal containing fat to optimize the absorption of the nutrient, says a new study from Tufts University and supported by Pfizer Consumer Healthcare.

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Ingredient suppliers have no control over demand

No one envies the position of nutrition ingredient manufacturers and suppliers these days. They are stuck in the middle of the value chain, facing pressure from all directions, says Virpi Varjonen.

Functional foods market is expected to grow 25% by 2017: Leatherhead

The global functional food market is forecast to reach $54bn (€43bn), an increase of 25% compared to the last available data from 2013, says Leatherhead.

Long term relationships best way to deal with volatility of botanical supply, experts say

Managing botanical supply chains in the face of volatility in demand and pricing is a matter of managing relationships and gathering the appropriate information. Business as usual, in other words.

Danone completes €180m Irish infant nutrition expansion

French dairy giant Danone has completed a €180m (US$224m) four-year expansion of its Irish infant formula production capabilities.  

DNA sequencing and biofortification the big trends for 2015

DNA sequencing and biofortification of food will create the biggest opportunities for food businesses to respond to pressure to operate more sustainably in 2015, according to the UK’s innovation agency Innovate UK.

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Omega-3 article retracted after suspicions raised on author

Why fish oil fails: Omega-3 review retracted after suspicions raised about author

A peer-reviewed journal has pulled a panning review of omega-3 benefits as concerns about its author's conflicts...

Tainted science? Microbiome studies may be ‘flawed’ by contamination

Tainted science? Microbiome studies may be ‘flawed’ by contamination

Researchers may be incorrectly linking certain microbes to the microbiota and disease states because of laboratory contamination,...

Holding up RCTs as 'gold standard' of research is a false hope and conceals statistical pitfalls, experts say

Holding up RCTs as 'gold standard' of research is a false hope and conceals statistical pitfalls, experts say

Randomized, placebo-controlled trials are a straitjacket for nutritional science, making FTC’s hardening stance an increasing burden on...

Time for a vitamin E intake rethink? Emerging data builds argument
Academic: "Anybody who thinks the world’s malnutrition problems are going to be solved without industry is dreaming."

Time for a vitamin E intake rethink? Emerging data builds argument

Emerging research linking vitamin E deficiency with increased risk of Alzheimer’s, miscarriages and fatty liver disease can...

Folic acid EFSA health claim for neural tube defect risk reduction

Game changer? Folic acid wins EFSA health claim for neural tube defect risk reduction

A newly approved EU health claim to say folic acid supplements reduce the risk of infant neural...

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