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Americas: Nuts may have inflammatory effects on humans

In a study of more than 5,000 people, investigators from Brigham and Women’s Hospital have found that greater intake of nuts was associated with...

Europe: Peanut allergy prevention strategy is nutritionally safe, states study

Introducing peanut-containing foods during infancy as a peanut allergy prevention strategy does not compromise the duration of breastfeeding or affect children’s growth and nutritional...

Americas: Chilled dairy alternatives threatens traditional products

There’s a battle brewing in the food and beverage industry, a regulatory skirmish in both Europe and the United States over dairy alternative marketers’...

Americas: Omega-3 intake lowers CHD risk

EPA and DHA omega-3s reduce the risk of coronary heart disease (CHD), according to results of a meta-analysis published in the Mayo Clinic Proceedings...

Asia Pacific: DSM seeks approval on alternative source of DHA

Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) has called for submissions on an alternative source of docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) for use in infant formula products...

Europe: People need to take more vitamin E, finds study

Just 21% of the studies of the examined populations globally reach a serum α-tocopherol concentration of ≥30 µmol/L, according to a study published in...

Americas: Almonds as top nuts for new product launches

California almonds were the number one nut used in new products worldwide in 2016, the 10th year that almonds have held the lead position...

Asia Pacific: Southeast Asia to demand more emulsifiers for packaged food

The Southeast Asia food emulsifier market is anticipated to witness robust growth during the forecast period, particularly due to increasing demand for packaged food,...

Asia Pacific: Ingredion opens factory in Thailand

Ingredion has opened a facility in Kalasin, Thailand, completing an investment of approximately USD$30 million to produce Novation functional native starches for clean-label food...

Europe: Fish oil could save €13B a year in EU healthcare costs, finds study

More widespread regular consumption of Omega 3 supplements could save healthcare systems and providers in the EU a total of €12.9 billion (US$14.72 billion)...
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