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...
Food manufacturers might wish to include green leafy vegetables in
their new product formulations as new research reveals women who
eat healthy amounts of spinach and broccoli could be helping to
delay the onset of dementia in later...
Opening up new opportunities for functional foods, a powerful
cancer-fighting food compound found in broccoli could also boost
the eyes, find researchers in the US. The naturally-occurring
antioxidant sulforaphane protects the retina...
Welcomed by sweetener suppliers, scientists at the world's biggest
food ingredients exhibition claim this week that there is no
credible evidence to 'single out' the common sweetener high
fructose corn syrup (HFCS)...
Food manufacturers will have to watch the seafood content of food
products as new findings show that allergies to seafood and fish
are much more prevalent than once thought, with more than 6.5
million Americans believed to be affected.