children's nutrition

07 Apr 2020
--- US-based snack brand This Saves Lives has launched its second children’s snack line, Kids Krispy Kritter Treats, which are school-safe and are free from common allergens such as soy, dairy, nuts, peanuts and gluten.... Read More
02 Apr 2020
--- Royal DSM has completed its €765 million (US$826 million) acquisition of Glycom, which is a major supplier of human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs). DSM states that this move enables it to further its position in the Early... Read More
31 Mar 2020
--- Kate Farms, creators of a plant-based formula drinks (for ages 1 and above) that delivers vital medical nutrition to patients with chronic diseases, has announced the publication of new clinical data that demonstrates... Read More
30 Mar 2020
--- The ongoing spread of COVID-19 is compelling society to reexamine the relationship it has with food security. Children who rely on government-subsidized school meals are particularly affected by shortfalls in the supply... Read More
27 Mar 2020
--- In nutrition news this week, Givaudan reported a 3.3 percent increase in its 19th consecutive dividend at its annual general meeting. Gencor received clinical validation that its palmitoylethanolamide (PEA) extract Levagen+... Read More
27 Mar 2020
--- Africa could become the next major growth market for BioGaia’s probiotics, according to the Swedish biotech firm’s 2019 annual review. The company notes that the US was its largest market for the first time last... Read More
26 Mar 2020
--- An immediate investigation into the safety and protective functions of breast milk as it relates to the coronavirus pandemic has been initiated by the University of California San Diego (UC San Diego) and the Family... Read More
19 Mar 2020
--- Biofortification can improve crops’ quality and deliver high yields and steady agronomic performance. Consequently, it provides the key to tackling malnutrition and resolving global nutrient deficiencies at significant... Read More
18 Mar 2020
--- Mineral ingredients producer Omya has unveiled a natural source of calcium for use in infant food applications. Omya Calcipur is made up of very fine particles and can enhance powdered baby products in a safe and healthy... Read More
13 Mar 2020
--- DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences is embarking on a four-year project with the APC Microbiome Ireland SFI Research Centre to rebalance the gut bacteria of babies after antibiotics or Caesarean-section births. The €6.3... Read More
13 Mar 2020
--- US-based Square Baby has added two new baby food “Square Meals” to its portfolio, rounding out their “Early Allergen Introduction” menu. The company says the move makes it the only company offering... Read More
12 Mar 2020
--- One of Lallemand Health Solutions’ documented strains, Bifidobacterium lactis Lafti B94, has received a No Questions Letter (NQL) regarding the Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) notification from the US Food and Drug... Read More
09 Mar 2020
--- The amount of infant rice cereals that do not surpass the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)’s recommendation for inorganic arsenic levels has risen to 76 percent (2018) from 36 percent (2011-2013). This is the... Read More
06 Mar 2020
--- Swiss food giant Nestlé has released what is marketed as the first-of-its-kind, single-material pouch for baby food products. The “designed-to-be-recycled” pouch is made from polypropylene (PP) and was... Read More
02 Mar 2020
--- The combination of Bifidobacterium infantis, Bifidobacterium lactis and Streptococcus thermophilus included in Chr Hansen’s probiotic strain blend has been recommended by the European Society for Paediatric... Read More
26 Feb 2020
--- A safety assessment of 3-Fucolsyllactose (3-FL) human milk oligosaccharide (HMO) brings DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences one step closer to the launch of CARE4U 3-FL. The study supports prior research indicating that... Read More
26 Feb 2020
--- Else Nutrition is set to launch an organic, plant-based toddler formula made from almonds, buckwheat and tapioca in the US this spring. This marks the first commercial product for the Israel-based start-up following almost... Read More
26 Feb 2020
--- Root’d has launched a multivitamin premix for beverages tailored to the specific health needs of men, women and expecting mothers arriving in pomegranate, açaí and lemon ginger flavors, respectively. The... Read More
24 Feb 2020
--- Public Health England (PHE) has launched updated guidance on weaning – introducing infants to a solid foods diet – as part of its Start4Life campaign. The move has been welcomed by the British Nutrition... Read More
21 Feb 2020
--- Royal DSM has agreed to acquire Glycom A/S (Glycom), a major supplier of Human Milk Oligosaccharides (HMOs) for an enterprise value of €765 million (US$826 million). “The acquisition of Glycom, adds HMOs to our... Read More