Indian producers of the synthetic red colouring allura red have won
an antidumping case in the US following investigations from the
United States International Trade Commission (USITC) that resulted
in the USITC ruling in their favour.
Does iron fortification work ? And if so, how ? Scientists from the
US government are working on a new study to investigate the
absorption and utilisation - the bioavailability - of various iron
sources used to fortify foods today.
North American farmers were shaken this week when the Canadian
government confirmed on Tuesday that a cow slaughtered in January
from an Alberta farm had tested positive for BSE (Bovine Spongiform
Encephalopathy), or Mad Cow disease.
The confrontation between Europe and the United States over
genetically modified foods shifted up a gear this week when the US
President George. W. Bush accused Europe of impeding efforts to
fight world famine because of its trade...
Company results continue today with the Dutch Royal Schouten Group
(RSG) - comprised of the four divisions Acatris, Orffa, Schouten
Products and Nutrilab - reporting a strong financial performance
for 2002, benefiting from the completion...
The Netherlands-based Royal Schouten Group, whose four divisions
include health ingredients firm Acatris, reported a strong
financial performance for 2002, helped by the recent reorganisation
of the company.
Good news for manufacturers of meat-free food products with
findings from a recent Food and Drink Federation survey revealing that UK
meat eaters, looking for a meat-free option, are helping to drive
the £582 million (€814m) market.
Dutch company Acatris, formed recently following a merger between
four Royal Schouten businesses, established its new name with the
launch of a lignan product at last week's VitaFoods trade fair in
Prebiotics are complex carbohydrates - such as inulin and
short-chain sugars called oligosaccharides - that pass undigested
from the lower intestine to the colon. At this point the
carbohydrates are consumed by Bifidobacterium and...
"Maintaining unrestricted entry for imports of milk protein
concentrates (MPC) and casein," is a top priority for the
Consumers for World Trade (CWT), according to a letter sent to the
US Congress by the CWT, writes the...