A new report has highlighted the role of the private sector in tackling global malnutrition, calling on businesses to be responsible and incentivised to reduce the 3 million deaths annually from malnutrition and vitamin deficiencies.
Fonterra has denied allegations that its China partner Beingmate's infant formula contains additives from unlicensed suppliers, insisting that recent case was a 'technical issue' and not a food safety issue.
The Mead Johnson-Reckitt Benckiser merger has filed two international patents for formulations with dietary butyrate, which it says can improve brain development and reduce metabolic syndrome in infants.
Increased levels of vitamin K are associated with lower rates of low-energy fracture incidence in children and adolescents, according to a new study that supports the bone health benefits of the vitamin.
A study presented at the Nutrition 2018 conference in Boston suggests that adequate vitamin A levels may support infant growth—and that one Midwestern city may have a vitamin A ‘public health problem.’