Findings from a new study suggests that globally, infant formula products are higher in carbohydrates, sugar and lactose than breastmilk with labelling branded unclear and inconsistent between countries.
The Chinese authorities are conducting a public consultation for the new food safety standards that it has drafted for a number of food items, including liquid infant formula, infant formula powder, and infant food.
Danone’s commitment to greater transparency continues as the French-based firm launches an infant formula tracking service that details the ‘farm-to-fork journey’ of its Aptamil, Karicare, Laboratoire Gallia and Nutrilon brands.
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Microbiome sequencing is ‘more accurate’ than full genome sequencing at distinguishing between healthy and ill people … and could predict whether you are likely to die in the next 15 years, two new papers suggest.
With a growing number of pediatricians recommending vitamin D supplements to children, the global vitamin D supplements market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 7.2% during the forecast period of 2019-2024, according to Mordor Intelligence.
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A mega-merger between International Flavors & Fragrances Inc (IFF) and DuPont nutrition & biosciences unit will create a new industry giant worth more than $45 billion (€40.4 billion), say those involved in the deal.
Researchers linking the effects of vitamin B3 deficiency to incidences of psychosis could hold the key to solving ‘medical mysteries’ associated with the condition, and may provide hopes for those in developing countries.
November’s regulatory news round-up kicks off with France’s National Agency for Food Safety, Environment and Labor (ANSES) concluding a hypokalaemia case was likely due to the ‘misuse’ of an oral nutritional supplement.
Could an individual’s microbiome indicate how wealthy they are? That is the premise for a team of scientists, who suggest a healthy gut and its microbe profile are linked to social and economic status.
Clinical trials involving diet are severely under-funded and more difficult to complete than drugs studies, say researchers who warn that nutrition studies are prone to bias, are often too small and of too short duration and regularly change outcome...
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The European Commission’s (EC) request to allow a vitamin D level for infant formula identical to follow-on formula (2.5 to 3 μg/100 kcal) received regulatory advice on the safety of consuming this upper level (UL) by infants.
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The publication of dietary reference values (DRVs) for sodium and chloride brings to a close ten years of work that began with a request by the European Commission to update values last set in the 1990s.
Simultaneous intake of vegetable and animal proteins may increase efficient protein absorption and possible muscle synthesis in the body, according to research from Japanese health food manufacturer Q’Sai Co.