Fish and nuts can protect against progression of age-related
macular degeneration, report researchers, but a high intake of
animal and vegetable dietary fats from other foods may increase the
risk of progression.
A whole soybean extract and a formula to boost applications for
phytosterols are among the healthy innovations up for awards at
Food Ingredients Europe, opening in Frankfurt, Germany today. The
show is set to attract up to 12,000...
The German town of Frankfurt will look on as 12 000 food and drink
industry professionals hit the exhibition centre to eat up the
latest innovations and visit 1000 exhibitors at the16th edition of
Fi Europe. In the run up to the event,...
Scientists have developed a new cattle-feed supplement, which
dramatically boosts the content of unsaturated fatty acids over
saturated fats in cows' milk. It could also be used to reduce
saturated fat in meat, suggest the US-based...
Only months after buying Unilever's Indian fats business Hindustan
Lever, US agri-giant Bunge carves deeper into the Indian oils
market acquiring the India-based assets of private edible oils
company Prestige Foods this week.
A patent battle has ended with a US court giving chemicals giant
DuPont the commercial rights for a patented gene that could one day
lead to healthier vegetable oils for food preparation, according to
reports in the US press.
UK arm of Nestle will cut type of fat linked to heart disease. The
move reflects increasing pressure on food manufacturers to reduce
the levels of trans fatty acids (TFAs) and comes in the same week
that US government announces all...
Israeli company Enzymotec has launched an ingredient derived from
healthy fats for use in food applications. MultOil is based on
natural oils enriched with phytosterols and DAG, both thought to
help reduce the risk of cardiovascular...
Loders Croklaan's US division said last week it has filed a patent
infringement lawsuit against Norwegian company Natural. It claims
that Natural's manufacturing process for its Tonalin products
infringe the Loders patents.
A new receptor for fatty acids has been discovered by a team of
scientists at Lund University in Sweden. Their work shows that fat
acts as a signal to cells in important organs, such as the liver
and heart. The research offers new...
A study on the effects of fatty diets on puppies, could provide
valuable insights into how oxidised fat affects growing children,
report researchers this month. The team found that even those fed a
moderate level of oxidised lipids...
Weight control is in the news again today with US agribusiness
giant Archer Daniels Midland announcing the roll out in the US of a
cooking oil to help combat obesity. Manufactured from soybean and
canola oil the product has already...