Flaxseed oil may reduce the risk of osteoporosis in women with diabetes and those who are post-menopausal, according to a new study.
Leading probiotics supplier, Chr Hansen, has inked a deal with Australian start-up, Probiomics, that will see it distribute a strain initial trials indicate has immunity benefits.
There’s a perfect storm building for food prices. You don’t have to scan the horizon to see the signs; the clouds are developing all around us - at a faster...
Treatment based on resveratrol could be a safer alternative to hormone replacement therapy (HRT) in postmenopausal women and could help prevent breast cancer, according to a new study.
The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has announced a reshuffle of personnel following its merger with the Meat Hygiene Service (MHS), creating two senior job opportunities.
Ocean Spray is now offering whole dried cranberries as ingredients, to help raise confectionery and snack products into the premium category.
Health claims backed by studies carried out on non-healthy populations are capable of winning positive opinions according to an EFSA assessment of its own methods sent to the European Commission...
The International Alliance of Dietary/Food Supplement Associations (IADSA) is hosting a workshop in Brazil to discuss regulatory issues in the country and boost success
Food and beverage manufacturers are driving sustainability in the supply chain, says an Oxfam specialist, but they face more risks in catering to demand for ethically-produced products than retailers.
Adding resistant starch to breakfast and lunch meals may reduce the amount of calories consumed over a 24-hour period by about 10 per cent, says a new study.
Supplementation with a yeast fermentate may improve allergy symptoms like runny nose, according to the results of randomised clinical trial.
Provexis chief executive officer, Stephen Moon tells Shane Starling why becoming the first company to achieve an article 13.5 proprietary health claim has been such a boon to his company.
The ongoing feud between the world’s biggest krill oil suppliers, Neptune Technologies and Bioresources and Aker Biomarine, has intensified after Aker products and materials were cleared from its stand by...
A recent study linking folic acid and vitamin B12 supplements with higher risks of cancer is misleading, claim two trade associations representing dietary supplement manufacturers and ingredient suppliers.
More than one in two food and beverage businesses cite cash as the number one barrier to innovation, finds a survey of decision-makers.
UK and Australian food safety officials should pay particular attention to a new study linking folic acid and vitamin B12 supplements with higher risks of cancer, according to the lead...
The omega-3 marine-sourced supply chain is changing as the success of the ingredient attracts new players. Bjorn Refsum, managing director of leading supplier, EPAX and sales manager, Baldur Hjaltson, discuss...
The FSA has named the group members of a steering group that will shape and manage forthcoming consumer dialogue work on genetic modification (GM) in food.
The Beneo Group today launched the Beneo Institute – a new arm of its operation that will assist its customers innovate in increasingly complex and strict regulatory environments.
Microencapsulation specialist GAT Food Essentials has won the 2009 Frost & Sullivan European Functional Food & Beverage Microencapsulation Technology Innovation Award in recognition of its new water-in-oil-in-water technology.
Climate change dominates the CSR agenda but new USDA figures on food insecurity are a sharp reminder that alleviating poverty and hunger should always be the top priority.
Lactobacillus GG (LGG) can decrease the risk of upper respiratory tract infections including rhinitis, pharyngitis, sinusitis, otitis, and the common cold in children attending day care centres, claims a new...
Taking selenium supplements may increase cholesterol levels by as much as 10 per cent, according to a new study.
Fortitech Europe said it has teamed up with distributor, KUK, to develop fortification opportunities with food and beverage manufacturers in Russia and Eastern Europe.
A higher intake of sulfur-containing amino acids like cysteine following intestinal surgery might aid healthy intestinal recovery, claims a new study.