children's nutrition

01 Jul 2020
--- Danone’s baby formula production facility in Wexford, Ireland, has been certified carbon neutral by the Carbon Trust. The company says this certification makes it the first site of this type to receive this status from... Read More
29 Jun 2020
--- In an extremely crowded baby formula market, FrieslandCampina Ingredients (FCI) is setting itself apart with the launch of a milk fat globule membrane (MFGM) ingredient targeting consumer needs around immunity and brain... Read More
26 Jun 2020
--- Nestlé is focalizing early childhood nutrition with the launch of gummy multivitamins for children aged two and above. The product is backed by the largest US dietary intake study that examines what and how infants... Read More
24 Jun 2020
--- COVID-19 in infants and children represents a much lower threat to survival and health than other infections that breastfeeding protects against, according to a scientific brief from the World Health Organization (WHO). It... Read More
23 Jun 2020
--- The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) has published its first Food-Based Dietary Guidelines (FBDG) for children aged one to five years old. The recommendations support the intake of cows’ milk but warn against... Read More
17 Jun 2020
--- The market for infant nutrition is flourishing, with strong expectations of continued and rapid growth in the sector amid a flurry of innovation with key ingredients such as human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs) and probiotics.... Read More
17 Jun 2020
--- US-based start-up Biomilq is one step closer to offering mammary cell-cultured human breast milk to families around the globe thanks to US$3.5 million in funding. The funding round was led by Breakthrough Energy Ventures and... Read More
12 Jun 2020
--- Over a decade after melamine was found in infant formula in China, this scandal is still driving demand for premium infant formula brands. This is according to Solange Henoud, Global Regulatory Affairs Director at Lallemand... Read More
08 Jun 2020
--- Adding two human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs) to Nestlé Health Science (NHSc)’s infant formula Althéra can reduce respiratory tract infections in infants with cow’s milk protein allergy (CMPA). This... Read More
04 Jun 2020
--- An international team of researchers has developed whole-body computational models to further propel research into personalized medicine, including the role of diet on the microbiome. Named Harvey and Harvetta, the virtual... Read More
04 Jun 2020
--- A white paper from Prinova has shed light on the potential dangers of silicon dioxide nanoparticles, which are often used in infant nutrition premixes. Mounting research about the possible risks of silicon dioxide has led to... Read More
03 Jun 2020
--- The American Society for Nutrition (ASN) is using its virtual conference Nutrition Live Online 2020, held from June 1 to 4, as a platform to address critical topics in the industry. The event is spotlighting calls for... Read More
02 Jun 2020
--- Israel-based supplements manufacturer Anlit has added three nutraceuticals to its VitaBites immune health product portfolio. Long Life Probiotic (LLP) Immune Probiotics, Zinc and Elderberry (Sambuca nigra) bites have arrived... Read More
02 Jun 2020
--- Pregnant women who consume extra choline supplements may decrease the negative impact that viral respiratory infections, including COVID-19, can have on their babies. This is according to a new study from the University of... Read More
28 May 2020
--- Human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs) may inhibit the binding of noroviruses to human receptors, according to recent results from Jennewein Biotechnology’s norovirus research program. Published in the Journal of... Read More
27 May 2020
--- A report is calling for new legal measures to prohibit the promotion of breast milk substitutes to health workers and in health facilities. Released by the World Health Organization (WHO), the UN’s Children’s... Read More
22 May 2020
--- In the latest controversy within the children’s marketing space, Pringles-owner Kellogg’s is dropping advertisements for the snacks from the popular UK exercise sessions “PE With Joe” on YouTube,... Read More
18 May 2020
--- Mainstream baby food brands in the UK may be misleading parents to buy baby food products that are high in fruit sugars, but actually contain very little to no vegetables at all, despite focalizing both equally on... Read More
12 May 2020
--- Nutrition heavyweight Royal DSM has unveiled a novel plant-based and high-quality docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) oil coined life’sDHA SF55-O200DS for maternal and early life nutrition solutions. The algae-derived... Read More
07 May 2020
--- Mineral ingredients manufacturer Omya has launched Omyaforte 100-OG, a calcium source boasting superior bioavailability. The new ingredient is suitable for fortified foods and powdered supplement formulations aimed at... Read More