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Asparagopsis is a common seaweed native to the waters of Tasmania and New Zealand. Pic: Fonterra

Fonterra expands seaweed trial

By Jim Cornall

In partnership with Australian company Sea Forest, Fonterra is looking at the potential Asparagopsis seaweed has in reducing methane in a grass-fed farming system.

Clinical support for low-cost tablets to treat coronavirus

Clinical support for low-cost tablets to treat coronavirus

By Nicola Gordon-Seymour

Chewable tablets or capsules formulated with dextrose or sorbitol and added bovine lactoferrin (bFL) offer a low cost and easy to produce preventative or clinical treatment for coronavirus strains, including COVID-19, according to a new study.

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ASA accuses Nutricia of making health claims for infant formula

By Lynda Searby

Infant nutrition manufacturer Nutricia are to has been ordered to pull a podcast ad for Cow&Gate Baby Club after the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) ruled that it confused between infant formula and follow-on formula, making specific health...

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NZMP partners with Sun Genomics on personalized probiotics

By Jim Cornall

NZMP, the ingredient-solutions brand of global dairy company Fonterra, and Sun Genomics, one of the world’s first, made-to-order probiotic companies, have established a partnership to undertake consumer studies to better understand the various health...

VitaKey co-founders Dr Robert Langer and Dr Ana Jaklenec, with researcher Stephanie Tomasic. Pic: VitaKey

Fonterra and VitaKey partner on probiotics

By Jim Cornall

Looking to a future where it is likely that many foods will be more valued for their specific health benefits, Fonterra and VitaKey Inc. have announced a dairy science collaboration on Fonterra’s probiotic strains.

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Infant formula trials “are not reliable”, warns study

By Lynda Searby

A systematic review published in the BMJ slams recent formula milk trials as biased, and calls for a “a substantial change” in the way clinical infant formula trials are administered and reported to protect consumers from misinformation.

The microalgae provide a rich source of long-chain omega-3 fatty acids.  Pic: Anpario

New dairy feed supplement can boost milk omega-3 levels

By Jim Cornall

A new, microalgae-derived, omega-3 fatty acid supplement, for producers to incorporate into dairy rations, has been launched by Anpario, an independent manufacturer and distributor of feed additives for livestock.

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