Research suggesting a link between soft drink consumption and
rising levels of diabetes in the US has sparked fierce criticism
from consumer groups and beverage industry associations. Scientists
with an axe to grind have manipulated...
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...
Food makers may eventually benefit from imminent food technologies
designed to prolong space travel as NASA calls on food scientists
to provide food solutions that will enable humans to travel far
from Earth - to the Moon or Mars...
A new technology that makes fruit pieces 'fizzy' could provide food
makers with new opportunities and encourage children to eat up
their '5 a day', report food scientists in the US behind the
Dairy science moves one step closer to helping dairy manufacturers
formulate the right product to meet customer demand as food
scientists reveal the science behind consumer perception of nutty
flavours in the popular cheddar cheese,...
Science is getting to grips with mad cow disease. Researchers have
designed a synthetic protein (prion) that makes mice display
symptoms similar to those of the brain-wasting condition, as well
as offering the potential for new therapies...
Regular consumption of lutein-enriched eggs could provide the body
with protective levels of this antioxidant widely believed to help
fight degenerative eye diseases, suggests a small study from the
Food companies involved at every step of the food chain are obliged
to maintain a clean, safe environment to beat food pathogens, but
food scientists from the US report that strains of the deadly
pathogen Listeria monocytogenes can...
The benefits of conventionally grown produce over organic foods was
the focus of a recent debate between food technologists with
scientists warning it is too early to reach conclusions, despite
new research that suggests some organic...
Regular cups of coffee could upset the body's ability to metabolise
sugar in consumers with the increasingly common medical condition
type 2 diabetes, suggest scientists, marking new market
opportunities for decaffeinated coffee...