Confirming reports from the European Commission yesterday that the
European consumer is sceptical about food-related biotechnologies,
are the findings of a joint UK-US study into GE biscuits.
Researchers found European shoppers to...
The new merger between Haarmann & Reimer and Dragoco, to be
known as 'Symrise', is thought to be capable of sales of €1,245
million. How does Danisco flavours, aiming to become the world's
number five, plan to compete?
Is it possible that soy foods could influence human reproductive
development? A new study released this week reports that male rats
whose mothers were fed diets containing genistein - a chemical
found in soybeans - developed abnormal...
Last week we reported on a new survey that revealed the growing
popularity of natural colours. Good news for ingredients companies
such as Danish Chr.Hansen who announced this week that the United
States Patent and Trademark Office...
New legislation to tighten the 'origin of labelling' for food
products in the US continues to incite reactions with a coalition
of consumer and agricultural organisations this week claiming that
the United States Department...
In a bid to limit the contamination of food crops by pharmaceutical
plants the US Department of Agriculture has issued a new guidance
to tighten the rules covering the permittance process for companies
to plant and produce plant-made...
With legislators across the world currently discussing the issue of
food allergens and labelling, scientists are busy in the labs
investigating solutions to this increasing health problem. But new
research released this week could...
Cranberry co-operative Ocean Spray voted on Saturday for a clean
slate - replacing most of its board with a brand new set of faces -
in the wake of lagging cranberry prices and a bid from rival
The new European Food Safety Authority is still without a home and
under the menace of a reduced budget. A decision on the location is
urgently needed otherwise credibility is at risk, claims Lasse
Skovby Rasmusson, vice president...
As the weight of obesity in western society lies, some might argue,
paradoxically side by side with our increasing desire towards all
that is 'healthy' and 'natural', does this mean we are losing sight
of the debate...
Health ingredients manufacturer Cognis Nutrition and Health has
announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has
approved GRAS status for the company's Xangold brand natural lutein
esters products in a variety of...
French grape polyphenol supplier Ferco Développement has stepped up
production capacity and increased its colorant range with the news
this week that it has fully acquired the production plant Sefcal, a
subsidiary of Chr Hansen, based...