Soluble fibre, the rising star of the ingredients world, has
traditionally been found and consumed in solid foods such as
cereals, vegetables and fruits. A new generation of soluble fibres
- formulated by a number of ingredients...
Despite tension on both sides of the Atlantic over genetically
modified foods, scientists in the US bring a note of optimism - and
common sense - to the debate, reporting this week that, for the
first time, parties on both sides of...
Companies marketing ingredients for dietary supplements in Europe
may need to act quickly to ensure their products are included in
new EU regulations coming into force in July 2005. CRN's John
Hathcock and James Roza of Now Foods...
The value of dietary fiber in the adult diet is now recognised as
important but in a journal this month researchers suggest that
babies may also benefit from the effects on bowel health by adding
fiber to milk formula.
The manufacturer of the controversial epheda-based supplement
Xenadrine RFA-1, Cytodyne Technologies, says it will appeal
Friday's class action law suit ruling that its advertisements for
the diet supplement were deceptive.
Maker of dairy alternatives Galaxy Nutritional Foods has entered
into a distribution and licensing agreement with French cheese firm
Fromageries Bel, which will see its products distributed in a large
number of European markets.
Research continues into the potential benefits that oats and barley
could have on our health with new findings from the US suggesting
that diets high in barley could lower total cholesterol levels, and
could be of particular benefit...
Japanese soy sauce giant Kikkoman is to forge ahead with plans to
expand in the US with the announcement this week that it has
earmarked $100-million (approx. €86m) for the expansion of its
plant in Walworth County in Wisconsin.
Attempts by the United States administration to challenge the EU's
five-year-old moratorium on approval of new genetically modified
crops before the World Trade Organisation suffered a setback last
week when Egypt withdrew its...