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The need to build weight claim science

The need to build weight claim science

The Kerry Group’s director of sciences, clinical trials and statistics, Wim Calame, discusses the state-of-play in weight management science and health claims with Shane Starling at the 2009 satiety and weight management conference in Amsterdam.

What labelling scheme(s) should Europe allow?

Dispatches from FDF labelling debate

What labelling scheme(s) should Europe allow?

Debate is heating up about the best way to present nutrition information on food labels throughout the EU as lawmakers hammer out the details of new legislation. The Food and Drink Federation gives a view from industry.

More foodborne illnesses on horizon, says risk expert

More foodborne illnesses on horizon, says risk expert

Is the US food safety system really 'in the soup'? Dr Sandford Miller, with a long standing career focused on risk analysis and food, talks to FoodProductionDaily.com about the recent peanut paste recall, the potential for future foodborne illnesses...

Snack Size Science: Taking heart from phytosterol review

Snack Size Science: Taking heart from phytosterol review

By Stephen Daniells

NutraIngredient’s Snack Size Science brings you the week's top science. This week we look at a review of phytosterol science. Phytosterol-enriched margarines and other foods are spread thickly on supermarket shelves, and a new review says there is...

Lipogen sees bright lipid future

Lipogen sees bright lipid future

By Shane Starling

Phosphatidyl Serine is the world's only brain health ingredient to have an approved US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) health claim. Israeli-based Lipogen is one of the world's leading suppliers. President David Rutenberg speaks with Shane...

Kosher botanicals: Rabbis, insects and quality control

Kosher botanicals: Rabbis, insects and quality control

By Shane Starling

Regular visits from a rabbi to ensure Kosher certification are part of doing business for almost all ingredients suppliers in Israel. For SDA Spice, the largest botanicals supplier in the Middle East, Kosher is very much about quality control. VP of sales...

The short-sightedness of clinical trials

The short-sightedness of clinical trials

The results of randomized clinical trials to test nutrients continues to grab the headlines, and more often than not the titles are not positive. Is the emphasis on a trial model anchored in drug testing a good thing for nutrition? Stephen Daniells talked...

Omega-3 and the search for alternative sources

Omega-3 and the search for alternative sources

Omega-3 fatty acids are one of the industry's star performers, being added to a wide variety of food types as well as supplement capsules. But searching for alternative sources continues behind the scenes. Stephen Daniells talks to Prof Ski Chilton...

Beneo Group turns one

Beneo Group turns one

One year ago, the Sudzucker Group united its inulin (Orafti), starch (Remy) and sweetener (Palatinat) companies to form the Beneo Group. Shane Starling spoke with executive board member, Yves Servotte, about the group's performance a year on.

Three parties, one project: the probiotic straw

Three parties, one project: the probiotic straw

A drinking straw innovator, a leading probiotics supplier and the world’s biggest aseptic beverage packager have teamed up to deliver a probiotic drink that has attracted the interest of the world’s biggest beverage companies. Shane Starling met with...

What to do about intellectual property

What to do about intellectual property

Intellectual proprerty (IP) is an age-old issue for every industry, but the era of health claims in Europe and around the world is pushing intellectual property (IP) firmly into the spotlight for health, nutrition, and food. Stephen Daniells gauges opinion...

The pros and cons of antioxidant claims

The pros and cons of antioxidant claims

Stephen Daniells canvases views on the use of the term 'antioxidant' and whether the industry is storing up future problems by over-egging their potential.

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