The US Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection
Service (USDA/FSIS) has said that January 1, 2010 will mark the
enforcement date of any new meat and poultry labeling regulations
announced over the next two years.
A sea salt that claims to reduce more than half of the sodium
content of food products is due to enter the US market, after
enjoying significant success with food makers in the UK, according
to its manufacturer.
Non-pathogenic gut bacteria, bioengineered to produce a compound
that regulates immune response in the gut, may offer significant
potential for beating food allergies, if results from an animal
study can be translated to humans.
Standardised pomegranate extracts lead to increased levels of
bioactive compounds in the blood and boost antioxidant levels, says
new research that could see the extracts start to rival the juice
for boosting health.