The wellness revolution may have done little to trim the waistlines of American men, women and children, but economic recovery should speed the process according to a new market report from Packaged Facts.
Funding new research, supporting new research tools and maximizing supplements knowledge will form the cornerstone of US Office of Dietary Supplements (ODS) activity, the body has stated in a five-year mission statement.
A National Institutes of Health panel has called for more research into lactose-restricted diets to better quantify their public health impacts, as more people are choosing to exclude dairy from their diets.
In a world with a chronic ‘globesity’ problem spreading beyond western shores to places like India and China, products that promise to help individuals manage their weight via calorie control, fat burning, satiety, or some other mechanism, enjoy rampant...
The Food and Drug Administration has issued two warning letters to food giant Nestlé for a range of children’s dairy drinks and a functional juice drink, alleging both products are making unauthorized nutrient and ‘medical food’ claims.
General Mills is beefing up its Worldwide Innovation Network (G-WIN) with an online collaboration tool to align “scientists, researchers, engineers, inventors and entrepreneurs” with technical challenges highlighted by the company.
Protein experts will share their hard-won formulation knowledge in protein forms such as pea, dairy, canola, potato and soy in a 3-day seminar following the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) trade show in Anaheim in June.
Proliant Health and Biologicals’ bovine globulin ingredient, ImmunoLin, has achieved self-affirmed generally-recognised as safe (GRAS) status, paving the way for its use in functional foods and beverages.
PL Thomas has launched a whey-based ingredient clinically proven to benefit psoriasis sufferers, although its marketing will feature a broader skin health sell that doesn’t venture into the territory of disease reduction.
At the end of last month, the founder of a US supplements company received the most severe punishment yet to be handed out for fraud in the industry: a 25-year jail sentence. NutraIngredients is calling for comments on this historic decision.
Recent testing of nutrition bars on sale in the United States has found that labeling has become more accurate, although the wide range in nutritional content means consumers must be aware of the different types of products within the category.
Organic food has been one of the biggest trends in the food sector in recent years. FoodNavigator is seeking your views on whether organics have staying power, or whether consumers will lose interest over time.
Meat and dairy products from cloned pigs and cattle are probably safe for human consumption, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) concluded in its scientific opinion on animal cloning released today.
After a busy period of expansion for Fonterra, the New
Zealand-based dairy cooperative says it remains far from finished
with its global consolidation plans as it looks to key markets such
as Asia to target growth.