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EU health claims day 'fruitful': Chr Hansen

EU health claims day 'fruitful': Chr Hansen

By Shane Starling

The long-awaited meeting between the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) and industry was 'fruitful', said industry representatives, and follows promises from EFSA for greater transparency and thoroughness in its health claim opinions.

Big hopes for EFSA’s big health claim day

Big hopes for EFSA’s big health claim day

Shane Starling reports from the European Food Safety Authority’s (EFSA) much anticipated industry stakeholders’ meeting about health claims in Brussels today.

Super fruit expertise opens up super veggie potential

Dispatches from IFT

Super fruit expertise opens up super veggie potential

By Stephen Daniells

Expertise garnered from studying super fruit is opening up possibilities to make super veggies. NZ Plant & Food Research’s Karl Crawford tells Stephen Daniells how the recent merger between HortResearch and Crop & Food Research has opened up new...

Vitamin E tocotrienols' coming of age

Vitamin E tocotrienols' coming of age

By Stephen Daniells

Vitamin E tocotrienols are dwarves in a land of tocopherols – the vitamin E giants. But the tocotrienol market is growing. Stephen Daniells talks to Lipid Nutrition’s John Kurstjens, and Carotech’s Sharon Ling, about entry to the market, the benefits...

E for emerging nutrient? The growth of vitamin E tocotrienols

E for emerging nutrient? The growth of vitamin E tocotrienols

By Stephen Daniells

Vitamin E tocotrienols are slowing coming out of the shadow of tocopherols. Stephen Daniells talks to Dr Barrie Tan from American River Nutrition, about new sources of tocotrienols, new entrants to the market, and where the health benefits lie.

K for Kartilage? New health areas for vitamin K

Dispatches from Vitafoods

K for Kartilage? New health areas for vitamin K

By Stephen Daniells

Vitamin K has been linked to bone, heart, and even prostate health, but could joint health and cartilage be next on the horizon for the unKnown vitamin? Stephen Daniells talks to Prof Cees Vermeer from VitaK, about raising awareness on vitamin K, dietary...

Glanbia guns for sports and infant nutrition market

Glanbia guns for sports and infant nutrition market

Chief operating officer at Glanbia Nutritionals Dr Raimund Hoenes sat down with Shane Starling at Vitafoods in Geneva and shared insights into some of the challenges the sub-division of the Irish dairy giant has faced since its inception two years ago...

Danone plays waiting game on health claims

Dispatches from Vitafoods

Danone plays waiting game on health claims

After taking part in a Pharmanager seminar at Vitafoods in Geneva, Dr Jean-Michel Antoine, a 30-year research and development veteran at Danone, tells Shane Starling why the French dairy firm has pulled three article 13.5 probiotic yoghurt claims from...

The true cost of health claims and why patience is a virtue

Dispatches from Vitafoods

The true cost of health claims and why patience is a virtue

By Stephen Daniells

Are health claims dossiers really that expensive, and has the ‘wait and see’ approach to submitting dossiers won? Stephen Daniells speaks to Joerg Gruenwald, PhD, President of Analyze & Realize, about how much it costs to compile a dossier, and why...

Moving towards a cranberry PACs pact

Dispatches from Vitafoods

Moving towards a cranberry PACs pact

Julie Rosenborg, from Lallemand Health Ingredients, and Diana Naturals' Mathieu Besnard spoke with Shane Starling about some of the issues surrounding the proanthocyanidin content of cranberry and how the French urinary tract infection health claim...

How the EU health claims process could impact US

How the EU health claims process could impact US

How will the new health claims system in Europe impact the state of play in the North American market? Lorraine Heller speaks to a leading international ingredients supplier about the potential marketing and regulatory implications.

Snack Size Science: Vitamin E and the quest for thick hair

Snack Size Science: Vitamin E and the quest for thick hair

By Stephen Daniells

NutraIngredient’s Snack Size Science brings you the week's top science. This week we consider if vitamin E from palm oil can help men with thinning and receding hair. Malaysian researchers suggest there’s potential for the vitamin in mane-maintenance.

NutraIngredients previews Vitafoods

NutraIngredients previews Vitafoods

By Stephen Daniells and Shane Starling

As the doors open on Vitafoods 2009 at PalExpo in Geneva this week, NutraIngredients’ Shane Starling and Stephen Daniells share their insights ahead of the Europe’s biggest nutraceutical event.

Snack Size Science: Fishing for powdered omega-3 salts

Snack Size Science: Fishing for powdered omega-3 salts

By Stephen Daniells

NutraIngredients’ Snack Size Science brings you the week's top science. This week we explore the potential of powdered omega-3 salts as a way of taking this big fish of the nutrition world into yet more products.

Textural analysis putting food into orbit, says SMS

Textural analysis putting food into orbit, says SMS

Stable Micro Systems (SMS) said that NASA's Space Food Systems laboratory, located at the Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas, has recently enlisted its TA.XTPlus texture analyser in order to ensure that astronauts are provided with food with...

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