A chemically produced folate, said to be several times more
bioavailable than folic acid and recently approved for food use in
Europe, gives premium supplement makers a chance to differentiate
from the commonly marketed form of the...
Understanding the most extreme conditions for food products will
bring gains for product formulation, particularly functional foods,
on Earth, says Arla Food Ingredients, the firm that has developed a
new yoghurt for consumption by...
Millions of euros will be poured into three major
'farm-to-fork?research projects, the Commission said yesterday, to
reinforce R&D co-operation at a European level and bring a
monetary boost to the increasingly complex food...
An innovative new food safety technique using a virus is set to win
an exclusive worldwide licence. This marks the first step towards
the commercialisation of this unusual process, a technique that a
UK scientist claims can explode...
Finnish company Teriaka has received GRAS status from the US FDA
for its cholesterol-lowering ingredient Diminicol. The award is
expected to strengthen the firm's position both in the US and other
functional food markets.
Following reports in the UK press last week that a
government-funded study for the UK Food Standards Agency suggests
free-range and organic chickens are twice as likely as battery hens
to be contaminated with the food-poisoning bacteria...
The role of food industry bodies in helping to maintain and promote
food safety for the consumer was clearly underlined this week by
the UK Food and Drink Federation. Speaking at the Society of Food
Hygiene Technology's annual...
British consumers are increasingly concerned about food safety, but
the government's efforts to get the message across are falling
largely on deaf ears. Instead, food manufacturers and,
increasingly, retailers are being called...
Following last week's advice issued by Britain's Food Safety
Authority on recommended intake limits on nine well-known
supplements, Ireland's food safety body has said that it would make