Prebiotics are complex carbohydrates - such as inulin and
short-chain sugars called oligosaccharides - that pass undigested
from the lower intestine to the colon. At this point the
carbohydrates are consumed by Bifidobacterium and...
"Maintaining unrestricted entry for imports of milk protein
concentrates (MPC) and casein," is a top priority for the
Consumers for World Trade (CWT), according to a letter sent to the
US Congress by the CWT, writes the...
News again today on inulin with Sensus America, a subsidiary of
Dutch company Sensus, announcing that the Food and Drug
Administration (FDA) has given inulin Generally Regarded As Safe
(GRAS) status. The move could provide inulin...
With impeccable timing in light of the US move earlier this week to
file a case with the World Trade Organisation (WTO) over the EU ban
on biotech foods, a recent report from Washington, DC, based
International Food Information Council...
The humble, yet nutritious, raisin could well be the next rival to
sodium nitrite in the food preservative stakes, claim researchers
from the US this week who have just completed research on the
celebrated beef jerky.
So, they went ahead and did it anyway. Despite imminent changes to
the European legislation on genetically modified organisms (GMOs),
re-iterated by EU Trade Commissioner Pascal Lamy just this week,
the US has gone ahead and filed...
The World Health Organisation, the body that recently tasted the
wrath of the US sugar industry when it published a report into diet
and health that set a ceiling of 10 per cent for sugar consumption
in an overall diet, welcomed the...
Company results continue today with US ingredients company MGP
Ingredients reporting net losses for the third quarter ended 31
March 2003 due to a combination of factors including higher energy
costs and the lack of expected funds...
No more browning in cut lettuce, or so scientists in the US would
have us believe following the development of a new technology.
Their discovery could shortly have an impact on the $2 billion
(€1.76) bagged salad industry in the US,...
In a bid to meet increasing demands from sponge cake manufacturers
for a healthier version of their traditionally calorific products,
French starch derivative manufacturer Cerestar, now under the wings
of US giant Cargill, claims...
US agribusiness Bunge, part owner of the new plant-based speciality
food ingredients business The Solae Company formed in April with
DuPont, announced the sale of its Brazilian ingredients operations
to the new company for $256 million...