Postmenopausal women who consume even moderate amounts of alcohol
may face an increased risk of breast cancer, say US researchers,
particularly if their cancer is fuelled by the hormones estrogen or
Dairy food makers looking to drill further into the health benefits
of their primary foodstuffs will welcome new findings that suggest
two servings of low-fat dairy foods a day could reduce men's risk
of developing type 2 diabetes.
Food makers will be encouraged by a new report that reveals food
safety actions along the supply chain appear to be paying off, with
new figures from the US government showing cases of the harmful
food pathogen E.coli have fallen...
High protein source lupin flour continues to attract attention
following new reports that this food ingredient used in pasta and
bread products could provoke severe allergic reactions, reports
Understanding the most extreme conditions for food products will
bring gains for product formulation, particularly functional foods,
on Earth, says Arla Food Ingredients, the firm that has developed a
new yoghurt for consumption by...
Eating beans or lentils at least twice a week may reduce a woman's
risk of developing breast cancer, according to research designed to
investigate the benefits of the plant compounds flavonols,writes
Companies wanting to test their ingredients to see if they are
contaminated by the unapproved genetically modified seed corn -
that was recently announced to have been let into the US food chain
- may be interested in Genetic ID's...
A new method that uses powerful enzymes to convert fructose and
sucrose into the low calorie sugar alcohol mannitol receives patent
protection, opening up cheaper sources for this chewing gum
ingredient, reports Lindsey Partos.
As food makers continue to slice artery-clogging trans fats out of
their formulations, a new study sheds light on the mechanisms
behind the impact of these fats on health, examining whether trans
fatty acid intake could also affect...
Genaissance Pharmaceuticals, Monsanto and the Agricultural Research
Service (ARS) have formed a triple alliance to draw up a genetic
map of the soybean, the companies announced today, writes
Drinks manufacturers competing for market share in coffee products
will welcome new technology from Swiss scientists that should shed
light on the complex roasting process associated with the appeal of
The FDA has said it will review the report published last week by
the WHO, which confirmed that high levels of the carcinogen
acrylamide are still being found in 7000 food items, particularly
French fries, potato crisps and coffee,...
The US Centre for Disease Control has helped to create a climate of
fear by exaggerating America's obesity crisis, claims a consumer
and industry group, as one major cereal producer warns the whole
obesity issue is becoming too...