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Europe: Reducing sugar content in products

A center stage for food manufacturers to showcase their innovations in sugar reduction has been set by Public Health England with its new guidelines...

Europe: NattoPharma gets grant for 4-year research work

The Norwegian Research Council has awarded a grant to NattoPharma to fund a four-year project to document the effects of calcium metabolism in the...

Asia Pacific: Probiotic for gestational diabetes

A study by the University of Otago has found a Fonterra probiotic could reduce cases of gestational diabetes in pregnant women by 68%. It is...

Americas: 3M Food Safety holds webinars on FSMA

As the implementation deadlines for the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act or FSMA are going into effect for the food industry, 3M Food Safety...

Americas: Graphene-infused packaging blocks moisture, researchers say

04Plastic packaging might seem impenetrable — and sometimes nearly impossible to remove — but water molecules can still pass through. This permeability to moisture can...

Europe: Improving fraud resilience

Fraud has a financial cost, undermines customer and consumer confidence, and in the most serious cases, can damage consumers’ health and well-being. Fraud is harmful,...

Americas: Hops could help reduce breast cancer risk, researchers say

Hops, the flower cones used in beer-making, are also found in dietary supplements designed to help treat post-menopausal symptoms and other conditions. Scientists are...

Americas: Isoflavones may prolong life of breast cancer sufferers

Post-diagnosis consumption of foods containing isoflavones—estrogen-like compounds primarily found in soy food—is associated with 21% decrease in all-cause mortality, according to a study. This decrease...

Europe: Detecting salmonella in pork meat twice as fast

A new method developed at the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark (DTU), halves the time it takes slaughterhouses to test for disease-causing...

Europe: Probiotics strengthens that elderly’s immune response, finds DuPont study

Daily consumption of Bifidobacterium animalis ssp. lactis HN019 by DuPont Danisco enhances cellular immune activity in healthy elderly adults, according to a study published...

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