Europe may remain reticent over the use of irradiation by food
manufacturers but other countries across the world are making steps
towards increasing the use of this controversial food preservation
technology. Canada made moves this...
New Jersey-based company FACT announced this week that its first
retail client, Western Bagel Baking of California, has launched
bagels containing its Healthy Lifestyle premix ingredient on the US
Interest in herbal alternatives to HRT is on the increase following
negative press coverage this summer but medical experts warn that
many alternatives do not always have much success. A report in this
month's Annals of Internal...
SureBeam, the US-based food irradiation provider, has been awarded
a patent that increases the processing efficiency of its technology
and provides the ability to simultaneously process products in a
variety of package configurations.
Drinking grape juice may be a better alternative to taking
supplements, say researchers, who report that concord grape juice's
powerful antioxidant effects may offer extra benefits that
supplements do not.
Following recent advice by the American Heart Association
confirming the benefits of omega 3 on heart health, Martek
BioSciences reports on a trial showing that DHA supplements
improved arterial flow in children patients at risk of...
Cargill Sweeteners North America forms marketing alliance with
sugar beet cooperative to sell and distribute its sugar products to
food and beverage manufacturers. Both companies hope the agreement
will lead to the development of...
Folic acid could dramatically reduce the risk of heart disease,
deep vein thrombosis and stroke according to researchers in this
week's British Medical Journal. Scientists report that the
vitamin can reduce levels of homocysteine...