‘Community kitchens’ are delivering real benefits in African nations

African probiotic project reaching 10,000 infants a day


The potential of probiotics to benefit maternal and infant morbidity and mortality is being shown in on-the-ground projects in Africa and elsewhere, according to lifelong researcher, maternal and infant morbidity and mortality, professor Gregor Reid.

 We agree that sucrose increases risk of dental caries, but there is no evidence that lactose is less cariogenic than other sugars, says NDA panel.

EFSA adopts essential infant formula composition opinion

By Annie Harrison-Dunn

EFSA has adopted its opinion on the essential infant formula composition following a period of public consultation which saw nearly 400 comments stream in on the likes of omega-3 form DHA (docosahexaenoic acid), probiotics, fluoride and sucrose's...

Snack Size Science: Probiotics for dummies

Snack Size Science: Probiotics for dummies

By Stephen Daniells

NutraIngredient’s Snack Size Science brings you the week's top science every two weeks. This week we look at how probiotics may help keep babies healthy. A healthy baby is a happy baby.

FSA repeats fish warning

FSA repeats fish warning

Pregnant women should eat no more than one fresh tuna steak, or two
cans of tuna, per week in order to ensure that their unborn child
is kept free from mercury poisoning. Swordfish, shark and marlin
should be avoided altogether, the...


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