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Americas: High intake of saturated fats increases risk of heart disease

Consuming high amounts of four major saturated fatty acids—found in red meat, dairy fat, butter, lard, and palm oil—may increase risk of coronary heart...

Americas: Major saturated fatty acids may increase risk of heart disease

Consuming high amounts of four major saturated fatty acids — found in red meat, dairy fat, butter, lard, and palm oil— may increase risk...

Europe: Palsgaard awarded gold for CSR efforts

Palsgaard joins the EcoVadis supplier platform as part of its corporate social responsibility (CSR) package on transparency. The company submitted all relevant CSR information to...

Europe: Study finds high-fat diet disrupts brain maturation

High consumption of fatty foods during adolescence may in fact impair cognitive functions in adulthood, according to a recent study conducted by researchers from...

Asia Pacific: Cargill releases cocoa powder from Indonesia

Cargill adds an intense dark red cocoa powder to its Gerkens cocoa powder range. Produced by Gerkens technical specialists at the Gresik cocoa processing facility...

Europe: Polaris releases stable algal oil

French marine lipid experts Polaris introduces a stable European algal oil that is pure, natural, sustainable and vegetarian. Produced in Europe, the Omegavie DHA algae Qualitysilver 5...

Asia Pacific: Fonterra says fat is beneficial to health

For decades, experts advised people to reduce their fat intake, however they now agree that fats are actually beneficial for people’s health, and dairy...

Asia Pacific: Cargill’s facility RSPO-certified

Cargill’s new palm kernel crushing plant at its PT. Hindoli oil palm plantation in South Sumatra, Indonesia, has been certified by the Roundtable of...

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...

Americas: Cargill exhibits shortenings at bakery show

Cargill is introducing its Regal line of bakery shortenings during the International Bakery Innovation Expo (IBIE) from October 8 to 11 in Las Vegas,...
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