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Vitafoods interview: ADM expands its portfolio

By Liza Laws

At Vitafoods Europe, ADM were showcasing their latest concepts with experts on-site to answer questions about how they will be keeping the health-conscious consumer in mind.

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Rapeseed: An untapped protein source

By Danielle Masterson

German scientists say rapeseed (Brassica napus) may be on track to replace soy as the best plant-based protein source.

Study questions soy for heart health in older women

Study questions soy for heart health in older women

By Stephen Daniells

Daily consumption of soy proteins and isoflavones may not influence risk factors for heart disease in healthy late postmenopausal women, says a new study from the University of Connecticut.

Soy protein shows heart health benefits: RCT

Soy protein shows heart health benefits: RCT

By Stephen DANIELLS

Supplements of soy protein may reduce compounds in the body linked to dysfunctional blood vessel health, says new evidence that adds to the potential heart health benefits of the ingredient.

Alpro adds plant sterols to soy drink

Alpro adds plant sterols to soy drink

By Shane Starling

Belgian soy specialist Alpro has launched a new version of its Alpro soy milk to include 0.75g of plant sterols per 250ml glass.

EFSA affirms soy protein health claim rejection

EFSA explains soy protein claim rejection

By Shane Starling

The European Food Safety Authority health claims panel has defended its controversial rejection of a soy protein-cholesterol lowering submission in July this year by highlighting the fact the industry agreed to its tight definition of soy protein.

How to build an article 13.5 dossier

How to build an article 13.5 dossier

By Shane Starling

The rejection of so many health claim submissions by the European Food Safety Authority is creating a major headache for the EU functional foods and food supplements industries, with many looking at resubmissions under article 13.5 of the regulation.

Soy protein claims have failed to impress EFSA's health claims panel

EFSA health claim opinion

Soy industry seeks EC dialogue after EFSA rejection

By Shane Starling

Soy industry groups say they are actively lobbying the European Commission for dialogue after the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) last week rejected a raft of soy-related health claims.

Soy groups: EFSA soy protein definition “does not exist”

Soy groups: EFSA soy protein definition “does not exist”

By Shane Starling

The three groups behind the soy protein-cholesterol lowering health claim rejected by the European Food Safety Authority in late July, say EFSA’s tight definition of soy protein denies real world use of the nutrient.

EFSA rejects soy protein-cholesterol health claim

EFSA health claim opinion

EFSA rejects soy protein-cholesterol health claim

By Shane Starling

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has issued a negative opinion to a health claim submission linking soy protein and reduced LDL cholesterol.

Soy firms coordinate Haiti donations

Soy firms coordinate Haiti donations

A multinational alliance called SoyFoods Haiti Alliance Relief Effort, or SHARE is coordinating donation and delivery of protein-rich foods to the Haiti earthquake relief effort.

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