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Europe: Study shows Probi’s probiotics support children’s immune systems

A study shows probiotics from Probi have a suppressing effect on celiac autoimmunity and may delay the onset of the disease in children genetically...

Europe: Gualapack releases green snack pouch for children

Erdbär Freche Freunde has launches an eco-friendly, premade multi-layer laminated snack pouch with spout and cap for children in Germany. The pouch is mainly made...

Americas: Report finds overweight widespread among children, women

Obesity and overweight are on the rise throughout Latin America and the Caribbean, and are particularly prevalent among women and children, according to a...

Americas: Foodservice menu for children remain unhealthy, researchers find

US chain restaurants participating in a National Restaurant Association initiative to improve the nutritional quality of their children’s menus have made no significant changes...

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...

Asia Pacific: Fonterra delivers 50M packs of milk to children in...

Fonterra has delivered more than 50 million packs of milk to children in New Zealand since its Milk for Schools program began, which means...

Europe: Tetra Pak reaches 50% of children in school milk programs

Almost 140 million children worldwide benefit from school milk, according to a global survey by International Dairy Federation (IDF) to celebrate World School Milk...

World: Children’s snacks packed in NatureFlex

South African company KiddieKix that produce all-natural children’s health products has adopted NatureFlex to wrap its cereals and dried fruit snacks. "At KiddieKix our aim...

Europe: EFSA says acrylamide in food is a public health concern

European Food Science Authority’s (EFSA's) Panel on Contaminants in the Food Chain (CONTAM) have reconfirmed previous evaluations that acrylamide in food potentially increases the...

World: Orange sweet potato found to reduce diarrhea in children

A new study has found that orange sweet potato (OSP) reduced both the prevalence and duration of diarrhea in young children in Mozambique. The OSP...