Palm oil is a "reasonable alternative" to trans fatty acids,
according to an independent group of nutrition, medical and
manufacturing experts who examined the oil's functionality in food
products and possible impacts...
Cereal giant Kellogg is to reformulate some of its products with a
low linolenic soybean oil in an effort to reduce or eliminate trans
fatty acids while also minimizing the saturated fat content of the
products, the company announced...
US cranberry co-operative Ocean Spray is launching a low sugar,
high fiber sweetened dry cranberry product designed for use in a
variety of health positioned food applications including baked
goods and cereals.
A petition filed by General Mills requesting the development of
definitions for 'excellent source,' 'good source' and 'made with'
whole grains has been denied by the Food and Drug Administration
US agribusiness giant Cargill was garnering early interest in its
Barliv barley beta glucan at FiE in Paris this week, following the
presentation of a study highlighting its cholesterol-lowering
benefits in November.
Following a high-carbohydrate diet may raise type-2 diabetics'
blood pressure by a modest degree if followed in the long term,
suggest researchers from the University of Texas Southwestern
Teenage girls who have a large waist circumference and a high
levels of triglycerides may run a greater risk of developing
metabolic syndrome in later life, according to research published
in this month's issue of Pediatrics.
Wheat breeders in recent years have been increasingly working on
the development of waxy wheat varieties. Yet the commodity has not
yet hit the mainstream market as no one seems to know what to do
with it. FoodNavigator-USA speaks...