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Americas: Study finds infant cereals lack consistent nutritional content

For parents around the world, premixed infant cereals—also known as complementary foods—can be a vital source of the solid food needed for healthy child...

Europe: Danish university studies water-purifying effect of mussel farming

The need for organic protein sources for animal feed for Danish organic livestock production is expected to see a further increase, when EU requirements...

Europe: Denmark to improve lives of allergy sufferers in project

Innovation Fund Denmark has contributed more than €2 million (US$2.08 million) to the project that is led by the National Food Institute, Technical University...

Europe: Plants as nanocellulose resource

Imagine a completely natural, abundant and easily renewable material that could feasibly be used to make lightweight car and aeroplane parts, strengthen building materials,...

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...

Americas: Meat-less, protein-rich meal are filling, study

Protein-rich meals based on beans and peas were found to increase satiety more in the study participants than protein-rich veal and pork based meals,...

Americas: Study finds red cabbage microgreens could lower ‘bad’ cholesterol

Microgreens are gaining appearance on the meal table as they help spruce up old recipes with intense flavors and colors, and are packed with...

Europe: DTU staff develops filter for utilizing spent grain

Employees of DTU (Technical University of Denmark) Brewery have developed a compact filter that can be used to utilize nutrients in the by-product spent...

Americas: Solidifying soybean oil for food processing, research

Two Purdue University researchers have developed a hydrogenation process that could solidify soybean oil for food processing without creating trans fats, which have been...

Africa: Startup provides clean drinking water technology to Kenya

Maji Safi has installed 10 large slow sand filters in rural schools in Kenya, and Jafvert and Howarter have installed similar filters in Colombia,...

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