A diet plan, a beer and 'light' snacks have come top of the list of
best selling products for this year, according to Information
Resources Inc (IRI), which said its 2005 product ranking results
confirm that nutrition, taste...
The Sugar Association has filed a petition with the Food and Drug
Administration (FDA) requesting the establishment of a clear
definition for the use of the term 'natural' on food and beverage
The House of Representatives yesterday lunched a debate on a bill
that proposes to create a uniform system for all food safety
standards and warning labels on food products regulated by the US
Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
A recent study has found that the controversial sweetener aspartame
does not increase the incidence of tumors in mice, but the
scientists point out that this does not necessarily mean it is not
Sales of a DHA-fortified children's yogurt launched last month in
Canada are already exceeding expectations, with parents keen to
improve their children's brain development through nutrition, says
manufacturer Danone Canada.
When it comes to trans fats, "there will be a lot more awareness
raising this year," according to the Californian attorney who
successfully sued both Kraft and McDonald's over their use of trans
fats, and who revealed...
A new study on the functioning of the human brain provides
scientific evidence for what food manufacturers have long known:
the more appealing the presentation of a product, the more
consumers are likely to enjoy it.
The dust is settling on the WHI trial. First came the news that
low-fat diets didn't reduce the risk of breast or colorectal cancer
or cardiovascular disease, then came news that vitamin D and
calcium supplements don't protect...
"Miracle grains" and "superfruits" are among the
ingredients set to enjoy increasing popularity with American
consumers, as attention is focused on a combination of health
benefits and exotic tastes, says a new...