Healthcare professionals in the Middle East and North Africa region (MENA) are recommending hydrolysed rice formulas as a first line approach to managing mild-to-moderate cow’s milk allergy in infants.
Beneo-Remy has added a stabilised rice bran and germ mix to its range of rice-based ingredients, intended to improve the fibre content and nutritional profile of gluten free bakery products, extruded cereals and pastas.
NutraCea, the leading supplier of rice bran, has fought back at findings from a recent study that the ingredient contains high levels of arsenic, maintaining that the claims are “scientifically unsound”.
DSM and Buhler today announced the opening production facility of
their Chinese joint venture Wuxi NutriRice Co, marking the imminent
start of the first commercial production of nutritionally-enriched
rice kernels for mixing with...
Rice bred to contain high levels of iron has been shown to improve
the iron status of Filippino women but it is unlikely to be a
substitute for the growing number of fortified foods coming onto
Food makers will favour rice in formulations, with a new study set
to boost consumer perception of the grain, showing rice eaters have
a healthier overall diet, with less added fat and sugar than their
non-rice eating compatriots.
The Thai government has hired two US lawyers to represent the
country in a lawsuit aimed at preventing American rice breeder
Chris Deren from patenting a new rice variety developed using
genetic material from Thai jasmine rice.