Scientists at Europe's food watchdog have upped their assessment of
the risk of finding mad cow disease in the United States, Canada
and Norway following an extensive study of data collected between
As demand for soybean oil in food formulations keeps on rising US
agri giant Cargill has opened opens its sixth processing plant in
Brazil. But at the same time, the €1.04bn private firm said poor
returns on its High Fructose Corn...
Netherlands-based Lipid Nutrition has introduced a 95 per cent
concentration of its Clarinol brand conjugated linoleic acid (CLA),
said to be the highest form of CLA available to the nutraceutical
Natural alternatives to commonly used food preservatives in
processed foods are growing in demand as consumers shy away from
synthetic food additives in favour of a natural equivalent. An
anti-microbial agent sourced from grapes will...
The UK's food watchdog is keeping a close eye on emerging research
for the chemical acrylamide, a potential carcinogen discovered in
crisps and French fries two years ago and which ignited a raft of
new research to assess the...
Brazil, a leading exporter of soybeans and key competitor with the
US, is worried that rising production costs for soybeans could eat
into local farm profits next season, while global stocks rise,
according to fresh figures from the...
Europe's food safety body has concluded that jelly mini-cups made
with a range of food additives derived from seaweed and certain
gums, from xanthan gum to calcium alginate, could constitute a
choking risk, reports Lindsey Partos.
Increased harvests for key food commodities could suggest a
near-term easing up of price pressures for ingredients companies
and food manufacturers but an overall draw-down in global stocks
means prices are still extremely vulnerable,...