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Alpro says it 'remains steadfast' in its plant-based mission following criticism of its acquisition by dairy giant Danone.

Alpro: 'we made a mistake and we’re really sorry'

Twitter storm blows up Alpro's dairy problem

By Annie Harrison-Dunn

Belgian manufacturer of plant-based dairy alternatives Alpro has been caught in a Twitter storm after it tweeted that a healthy diet consists of one third animal-based products. Disgruntled vegan followers referenced the company’s recent acquisition by...

Police and bomb experts were called in to investigate a suspicious package sent to EFSA’s offices in Parma yesterday. Stock photo used.© / bensib

'Local authorities determined the package contained a small amount of potentially explosive material'

Bomb scare at EFSA offices under investigation

By Annie Harrison-Dunn

Italian authorities are investigating a bomb scare at the European Food Safety Authority’s (EFSA) offices yesterday.

The company believed the advert did not feature any health claims but rather comparative claims with a competing product. © / PaSta77

Competitive boasting lands supplement player in heat

By Annie Harrison-Dunn

Be careful what you say about your competitors, it could be considered a health claim, the UK’s Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has told supplement retailer Genr8online.

Six ideas about prebiotics

Digesting science: Six ideas about prebiotics

By Annie-Rose Harrison-Dunn and Will Chu

Post-menopausal bone health, metagenomics and mimicking breast milk were among our top six ideas on prebiotics discussed at this year's Probiota in Amsterdam. 

‘There is a terrible lack of data’: EFSA on DRV difficulties

‘There is a terrible lack of data’: EFSA on DRV difficulties

By Shane Starling at the 12th FENS Congress in Berlin

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has called on researchers to deliver better data as it continues its gargantuan task of setting nutrient intake reference for 500m European Union citizens.


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