AAK invests in functional infant oils
AAK has built a new specialty oils plant for providing infant nutrition products with additional health and nutrition benefits in Karlshamn, Sweden.
Omega-3 in infant formula world first
Friesland Foods Kievit has launched what it is calling a world first omega-3 (DHA) and omega-6 (ARA) encapsulated combination ingredient that can be incorporated into hypoallergenic infant formula.
DSM takes fish to infant formula market
DSM Nutritional Products has launched an omega-3 fish oil powder aimed at a maternal and infant nutrition market that has tended to favour non-fish sourced forms of omega-3.
Nestle enlists BioGaia for infant nutrition initiative
Swedish probiotics specialist BioGaia this morning announced a deal with Nestlé Nutrition that will see its proprietary Lactobacillus reuteri strain employed in infant nutrition products globally.
Unexpected result on iron levels in infant formulations set to spark debate
Food makers face fresh research on optimal iron levels in infant
formula as new study suggests extra iron may delay development in
infants that already have sufficient levels.
Friesland finding whey to infant nutrition
Friesland Foods Domo has recognised the lucrative nature of the
infant nutrition market by boosting production capacity of
specialised whey proteins.
Infant nutrition guidelines should be tougher, group says
Lobbyists have submitted a dossier highlighting a series of flaws
in proposed industry guidelines covering the advertisement of
Nestle broadens infant nutrition approach
Nestlé has said it will invest €25m in the production of a new line
of baby food - a move which will help the food giant corner the
lucrative infant nutrition market.
Industry postpones infant nutrition rules
A high court judge has suspended the implementation of new rules on
infant nutrition in the UK after a legal challenge was made by the
Infant and Dietetic Foods Association (IDFA).
Industry challenge to infant nutrition rules
The Infant and Dietetic Foods Association (IDFA) has called for a
judicial review of proposed new rules governing the advertisement
of infant nutrition just days before the law was due to come into
force in the UK.
Infant nutrition: Too close for comfort?
Industry has to walk a tightrope between lending a benevolent hand
to support infant nutrition for the good of public health, and
cynical marketing that seems to cash in on sensitivities.
Report shames aggressive infant nutrition marketing
A report has listed some 3,000 violations by a dozen infant
nutrition companies who it says are breaking rules on marketing set
by the World Health Assembly.
Infant nutrition rules are weak, group claims
The UK's proposed infant nutrition rules have failed to protect
mothers and babies and bowed to "industry pressure",
lobbyists have said.
Prebiotics in formula may cut infant infections
Inclusion of prebiotic fibres in infant formula may cut the
recurrence of infection during the first six-months of life by
about 10 per cent, suggests new research.
Ginger shows potential against infant diarrhea
The popular spice ginger has potential as a herbal supplement
against bacteria-induced diarrhea, suggest results from a
preliminary study in animals.