Further evidence to support the inclusion of carotenoids in food
formulations comes from the US with a new study showing that high
blood levels of carotenoids, a family of disease-beating
antioxidants found in fruits and vegetables,...
Food manufacturers must continue to be on the alert for a red devil
as the list of products containing the potentially carcinogenic,
and illegal, red dye Sudan I is far from tailing off. Now the UK
Food Standards Agency is alerting...
As food makers increasingly turn to nutrients to fortify and
'functionalise' their food products for a growing consumer market,
a new study out of the US find that high doses of vitamin C
increase the severity of spontaneous...
If the biotech industry had first launched foodstuffs bursting with
health benefits for the consumer it is likely that shoppers might
have more readily accepted genetically modified foods, so claims
the former head of the US Food...
Chinese soy processor American Oriental Bioengineering says it has
gained recognition from the Chinese government for its soybean
protein peptide, which will give it a competitive advantage as it
looks to expand in new markets.
Exercise is more influential than calcium intake in determining
bone strength in young women, say US researchers, who found that
daily calcium intake had no significant impact on bone gain during
adolescence. They say that taking...
Food makers opting for sugar rich recipes for their soft drink
formulations are under constant attack from consumer groups
claiming that the sugar content is harmful to teeth. But a new
study from the US finds that flavour additives...
A better insight into how harmful food pathogens such as E.coli and
Salmonella survive on fresh fruits and vegetables is the key to
stemming the rising tide of human disease outbreaks linked to fresh
Improving the quality and texture of beef for consumer tastebuds
could lift sales for a US beef industry knocked lately by the BSE
scare. In a recent link up, US agri-giant Cargill and life science
firm MetaMorphix have completed...
Number one global xanthan gum supplier CP Kelco is on the auction
block as majority stakeholder merchant bank Lehman Brothers opts to
sell its slice in the leading hydrocolloid company, reports
In response to the Codex Alimentarius committee on deep frozen
foods that has come up with a revised code of practice for the
processing and handling of quick frozen foods the European
community this week issued a raft of comments.
As food manufacturers keen to jump on the low-carbohydrate train
continue to roll out a raft of new food products, US researchers
reveal the 21st century potato developed with a massive cut in the
low-carb content. The new spud will...
Long term investments in added-value products contributed to
British starch group Tate & Lyle's end of year results with
strong US performance offsetting squeezed margins due to surging
raw material prices. A lift in demand...