FrieslandCampina Withdraws GOS Product from Vietnamese Market

02 Nov 2009 --- Given a level of concern still existing amongst some consumers, the company has taken the responsible step to withdraw Dutch Lady UHT milk with Vivinal GOS from the market.

2 Nov 2009 --- To take away any potential worry amongst our consumers regarding a possible link between allergic reactions and the consumption of Dutch Lady UHT milk with Vivinal GOS, FrieslandCampina Vietnam has decided to withdraw Dutch Lady UHT milk with Vivinal GOS in 110 and 180 ml packaging from the market. The decision is taken in close cooperation with the Ministry of Public Health.

Extensive research and testing confirmed that there is no evidence for linkage between allergic reactions and the consumption of Dutch Lady UHT milk with Vivinal GOS. However, given a level of concern still existing amongst some consumers, the company has taken the responsible step to withdraw Dutch Lady UHT milk with Vivinal GOS from the market.

Dutch Lady is one of the most famous milk products in Vietnam already for 15 years. For FrieslandCampina Vietnam, quality and food safety are always top priority. FrieslandCampina will continue to provide the consumers with products of the highest standards.

The company said that they are cooperating with the Ministry of Public Health to do a research program on food allergy in general and milk allergy in particular.
 

Related Articles

Health & Nutrition News

Study: Rolling Back School Nutrition Standards Would Threaten Gains Against Childhood Obesity

30 Oct 2014 --- Efforts to roll back current nutritional standards for the National School Lunch Program could jeopardize gains made in the fight against childhood obesity, write the authors of an article that will appear in the November 13 New England Journal of Medicine and has been released online.

Business News

Study: Diets High in Fruit, Vegetables, Whole Grains and Nuts Among Factors to Lower First-Time Stroke Risk

30 Oct 2014 --- Eating Mediterranean or DASH-style diets, regularly engaging in physical activity and keeping your blood pressure under control can lower your risk of a first-time stroke, according to updated AHA/ASA guideline published in the American Heart Association's journal Stroke.

Food Research

EWG Launches New Consumer Tool to Rate 80,000 Foods

28 Oct 2014 --- The Environmental Working Group (EWG) has released Food Scores: Rate Your Plate, an easy-to-use food database and mobile app that will house ratings and a vast array of other information for more than 80,000 foods from about 1,500 brands in a simple, searchable, online format.

Health & Nutrition News

Study: Older Persons Differ In Their Emotions Relating To Mealtimes

21 Oct 2014 --- Older persons can be divided into four groups based on their emotional experience of mealtimes. That is the conclusion of scientists from Wageningen UR Food & Biobased Research on the basis of research carried out by members of the senior test panel SenTo. The study, which was published in Appetite in September, offers product developers and marketers tools for better adapting their products to meet the differing needs and wants of the growing population of older persons.

More Articles
URL : http://www.nutritioninsight.com:80/news/FrieslandCampina-Withdraws-GOS-Product-from-Vietnamese-Market.html