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Europe: New screening method to analyze paper packaging materials

A PhD project at the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, has resulted in a method for faster analysis of chemicals in paper...

Europe: Food industry needs coordinated policies, finds research

After three years of research, the results from the COMPETE project were presented on 22 September 2015 in the General Agency of the Land...

Americas: Vitamin K2 in yoghurt found to raise K status

European Journal of Clinical Nutrition recently published a study that showed Vitamin K2 as MenaQ7 can be delivered and is highly bioavailable through yoghurt...

Europe: Using limonene for better reduced-fat chocolate

Adding limonene to cocoa butter could result in better reduced-fat chocolate, researchers report in American Chemical Society's Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. Previous research...

Americas: USP releases new food fraud database

The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) has launched Food Fraud Database (FFD 2.0) to help food manufacturers and retailers make informed decisions about ingredients in...

Americas: Study finds vitamin B3 help people enjoy longer, healthier lives

A team of researchers headed by Charles Brenner, the Roy J. Carver Chair of Biochemistry at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine,...

Americas: Eating whole grains improves gut microbiota, research finds

In a clinical trial, adults who consumed a diet rich in whole grains rather than refined grains had modest improvements in healthy gut microbiota...

Americas: Taxes affect soft drinks consumption, studies

While excise taxes to reduce the consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages have not yet been enacted at the state or federal level in the US,...

Americas: Study suggests a little wine may be good for kidneys

Moderate wine consumption could help keep the kidneys healthy and may protect the heart in patients who already have kidney disease, according to findings...

Americas: Researchers study pizza baking performance of cheeses using imaging tools

Most consumers have an idea what they want their pizza slice to look like. Golden cheese with that dark toasted-cheese color scattered in distinct blistery...

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