NewsBite Podcast (Oct 18-22): “Food Compass: Nutrient profiling system targets policymakers and industry”
Last week in nutrition news, the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University developed the Food Compass, a holistic nutrition profiling system. This NewsBite podcast also delves into NPD launches from Lallemand Health Solutions and Hum Nutrition, as well as exclusive interviews with FrieslandCampina Ingredients and Daydream Drinks.
This week’s NewsBite Podcast delves highlights the potential of AHCC, an extract from the Japanese shiitake mushroom to clear HPV infection.The US is still trying to get a grip on infant formula shortages with Abbott Nutrition and Bellamy’s Organic imports, while companies are eyeing partnerships, in a bid... Read More
Today’s NewsBite Podcast delves into industry criticism surrounding an FDA knowledge campaign about dietary supplements, accusing it of being too focused on the risks. A study argues vitamin supplements are a “waste of money” while the UK government is eyeing industry education amid a CBD boom in food... Read More
This week's NewsBite Podcast delves into research on the gut microbiome and guidelines to increase diet-microbiome-host connections. Industry is seeing increased interest in psychedelics while the UK government was criticized over its food strategy report.
This week’s NewsBite podcast details steps taken by the USDA to tackle critical infant formula shortages sweeping the US. Meanwhile, a study finds that muscle stem cells have been proven to be resilient to stress from fasting. Researchers have also found that detecting genetics from the placenta may identify... Read More
In nutrition industry developments this week, a partnership formed in the alternative milk space as Strive Nutrition introduced a line of plant milks formulated with Perfect Day’s cow-free whey protein with essential amino acids. The muscle-building beta amino acid beta-alanine was flagged as largely missing... Read More
This week’s NewsBite podcast details how UK supermarkets may see gene-edited tomatoes rich in vitamin D3 hit supermarket shelves. EU infant formula shipments to the US are accelerating, while DSM partnered with the World Food Programme to scale up rice fortification.
This week’s NewsBite podcast details that the patented Affron by Pharmactive Biotech Products aids individuals with low mood. Meanwhile, Japanese Morinaga Milk has registered its probiotic in China as an ingredient in infant and toddler milk. After receiving clearance from the FDA, Abbott is set to reopen... Read More
This week’s NewsBite podcast details FDA attempts to ensure infant formula amid shortages, Gelpell’s launch of its titanium dioxide-free soft capsules and dosage advice by Aker BioMarine on its Superba krill oil for skeletal muscle function.
This week’s NewsBite podcast details the FDA crackdown on delta-8 THC and CBD products, while examining how Clasado Bioscience scored a positive opinion from the European Food Safety Authority on its Bimuno probiotic’s novel food status.
This week’s NewsBite podcast details how a combination of vitamin D, omega 3 fatty acids, and exercise may cut cancer risk by 61% within elderly populations. Probi’s net sales decreased 10% while Natreve and Perfect Day launched an animal-free whey protein.
This week’s NewsBite podcast details how peptides are the secret to unlocking AI innovations for active ingredients. Formulators are changing strategies by addressing mental health and gender, while Oxfam is calling on the IMF to abandon austerity demands, as the crisis surrounding the cost of living fuels... Read More
Today’s NewsBite podcast features consumer demands for regulated cannabis products and greater transparency across the supplements space with the NSF International and Wegmans Food Markets partnership. Also Frezzor New Zealand launched vitamin D3 derived from lanolin oil.
This week’s NewsBite podcast details UK regulations on calorie information, the Action on Sugar and the Obesity Health Alliance findings on sugar reduction in the industry, and an inspection of the Abbott nutrition facility in Sturgis.
This week’s NewsBite podcast details how the food as medicine movement is being hampered by widespread misinformation. Else Nutrition released Else Super Cereal, a plant-based baby cereal, while Kerry completed its acquisition of Natreon.
Today’s NewsBite podcast explores the nutraceuticals and phytoceuticals that could supplement mental health treatment. Other top stories this week include trendy clothing brand Pangaia expanding into functional bars, and next-generation infant nutrition progress, including ByHeart’s “from scratch” formula.
This week’s NewsBite podcast details that the UK’s Food Standards Agency dismissed the ban of titanium dioxide. Meanwhile, according to US-based Prenexus Health, medicinal mushrooms may offer “tremendous promise” for the digestive health category. Research highlights there is little understanding about... Read More
It’s been a busy week for Glanbia Nutritionals, which took steps toward a lactoferrin tablet to fight COVID-19, as well as releasing new proteins for healthy snacking. This NewsBite podcast also details Brightseed’s discovery that hemp seed hulls contain “powerful” compounds for metabolic health, and WW... Read More