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Europe: EFSA shares finding on isoflavones, post-menopausal women study

A comprehensive review of the available scientific evidence has revealed no indication that isoflavones at levels typically found in food supplements cause harm to...

Americas: Program names avocado smoothie as next probiotic product

Avoke has won Ganeden’s Probiotic Innovation Jumpstart program with entrant Daniel Karsevar taking home US$25,000 for Avoke to support the launch of the new...

Europe: Reviving the pro/prebiotic drinking yogurt market

Analysts expect a loss in retail value sales for the pro/prebiotic drinking yoghurt market of about €500 million since 2012 in Austria, Belgium, France,...

Asia Pacific: Nutraceuticals vital in preventive healthcare, says Frost & Sullivan

Besides the increasing number of consumers taking a proactive approach towards their health, the prevalence of chronic diseases (such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease)...

Americas: Solazyme receives FDA GRAS No Questions Letter for microalgae ingredients

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a favorable response to Solazyme’s notification concluding that Whole Algal Protein is Generally Recognized as...

Asia Pacific: Sanofi Korea launches Israel’s Anlit probiotic supplement for children

Sanofi launches a new probiotic supplement for kids in South Korea's Costco stores under the global Cenovis Kids brand. The new supplement with vanilla flavor...

Europe: More consumers understand the benefits of low glycemic nutrition, says Beneo

Consumers are increasingly aware of the benefits of low glycemic nutrition, according to a research commissioned by Beneo. Carried out in the UK, Germany and...

Americas: Kashi offers five nutritious breakfast options

Kashi launches five all organic and non-genetically modified organism Project Verified breakfast products that are grounded in blends of whole grains, sprouts, nuts and...

Europe: Conference hosts 4 EU project presentations

Results from four major European Union (EU)-funded nutrition projects exploring weight management, heart disease and healthy ageing are to be presented at Vitafoods Europe...

Europe: GanedenBC30 found to improve digestion of plant proteins

New research confirms that GanedenBC30 increases digestibility for pea, rice and soy proteins. This finding is reportedly especially important to the growing sports and ­fitness...

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