In what is likely to be a clear warning to food makers, McDonald's
faces a damaging court case after a US public interest group
accused the fast food giant of falling short of promises to remove
artery clogging trans fats used...
Thousands of food ingredient specialists will pour through the
doors of the Las Vegas Convention Center tomorrow to learn about
the latest formulations as the 2004 IFT annual meeting kicks off in
the gaming capital.
After months of unsuccessful talks, the US yesterday successfully
secured a World Trade Organisation panel to investigate its claim
that the Mexican 'discretionary tax' introduced for corn sweeteners
such as high fructose...
US giant processor Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) and currently the
world's number three food group will ramp up production capacity at
four of its key processing plants at the company's North American
Obesity levels in the US and Britain are among the highest in the
world, and it is not surprising, therefore, that it is in these two
countries that the debate over how to tackle the problem - and who
is to blame - is the most advanced....
As food developers and marketers are aware, bright colours hold a
strong appeal with children. Jumping on the back of this phenomenon
Danisco in the US has launched a new flavour concept to add to
Burcon and Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) have completed the
technical phase of the commercialization of Puratein and Supertein,
canola proteins, expected to have a wide range of applications in
the food and nutraceutical industries,...
There are signs that rising commodity costs are pinching the length
of the food chain with US cereal product maker General Mills
warning that, despite strong fourth quarter figures, the soaring
costs will have an impact in the near...
US flavours giant International Flavors and Fragrances (IFF) has
avoided a hefty payout after a jury in the US ruled against four
popcorn factory employees who claimed a butter flavouring caused
harmful lung injuries.
Vegetable oils will take the lion's share of the oils and fats
market in the US as food makers continue to turn away from animal
fats in favour of vegetable alternatives. But as consumers increase
their health concerns, dietary...