Protein from soy may contribute to a more diverse microbiota than protein from milk sources, says a new study from DuPont Nutrition & Health that links changes in microbiota to soy protein's lipid lowering properties.
The soy industry is reeling after the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) rejected for the third time a soy-cholesterol reduction health claim submission – even as authorities in 10 countries have backed similar claims.
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.
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.
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.
Solbar has unveiled a new corporate branding image as it is engaged in a strategic shift towards innovation, especially in isolates soy protein and extruded products and supporting customers with technical knowhow.
Leading soy supplier Solae has criticised the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) for a selective approach that saw the agency’s health claims panel dismiss upward of 30 human intervention studies contained in an article 14, soy protein, cholesterol-lowering...
A new soy protein isolate with a bland flavour profile, which has low viscosity when subjected to the heat and shear of extrusion, was developed to meet the demands of the soy crisps, extruded snacks and cereals market, said Israeli firm Solbar Industries.
The fall-out from the melamine crisis in China is prompting manufacturers to be super careful about sourcing safe ingredients, say industry sources – not just dairy and not just those coming from China.
Cosucra Groupe Warcoing is seeking to press home the message that
pea protein can be used in place of milk protein, reflecting a
trend that has picked up speed in the ingredients sector in the
light of high dairy prices.
The cholesterol-lowering effects of soy protein may by located in
the liver, suggests new research from Korea University and Nestlé
Research Center that fills in the gaps in our understanding of the
heart healthy benefits of soy.
Protein from soy or from whey is equally effective for synthesis of
muscle protein after endurance training, suggests an animal study
that may challenge the perception that athletes should avoid soy if
reproducible in humans.
A recently published meta-analysis of published studies provides
support for the inclusion of soy protein in place of saturated and
trans-saturated fats and cholesterol as part of a diet to prevent
and lower high blood cholesterol...
Burcon Nutrascience Corporation has been granted the go-ahead to
conduct a share offering by way of a rights offering, which is
expected to raise up to C$5m towards the continuing R&D and
general working capital.
Malaysian authorities have given their stamp of approval for food
manufacturers to use soy protein heart claims in labeling following
petitioning by The Solae Company - news that will further the
company's goal to penetrate Asian...