infant nutrition

28 Feb 2024
--- In the context of the continued growth of global food insecurity and the bleak chance of reaching the UN SDG objective of zero hunger by 2030, this new research paper explores how international law shapes international food... Read More
23 Feb 2024
--- This week in nutrition news, Vivici’s fermentation-derived whey protein became commercially available to US customers after reaching self-affirmed generally recognized as safe (GRAS). Also, the US Food and Drug... Read More
19 Feb 2024
--- Leaders of African Union (AU) member states and representatives of the African Leaders for Nutrition initiative convened last Friday at a round table in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to discuss the need for additional financing and... Read More
15 Feb 2024
--- TurtleTree becomes the first ever precision fermentation dairy company to obtain a vegan certification for its animal product-free lactoferrin LF+. As the first lactoferrin to receive the Certified Vegan logo, the product... Read More
15 Feb 2024
--- The UN Food and Agriculture Organization’s Codex Alimentarius, the global body for food standards, has updated the composition criteria on formula for infants and children between six months and three years of age.
13 Feb 2024
--- Researchers at the food tech start-up Yali Bio, supported by the US National Institutes of Health (NIH), have utilized precision fermentation to create a fat compound identical to OPO... Read More
12 Feb 2024
--- Amid a growing interest on the potential health benefits of human milk oligosaccharides (HMO), dsm-firmenich is set to explore the health benefits that multiple HMO strains can have on infant and early childhood development.
08 Feb 2024
--- The quest to maintain optimal eye health is spurring interest in understanding the role of supplements, nutraceuticals and innovative ingredients to support vision. Often, the focus has been on vitamin A, yet emerging... Read More
07 Feb 2024
--- In a new study, using Nutrition Facts labels is associated with healthy eating habits among eighth and 11th-grade students in Texas, US. However, the authors also caution that a limited proportion of students use such labels... Read More
07 Feb 2024
--- The UN World Food Programme (WFP) urges opposing sides in the ongoing war in Sudan to immediately guarantee safe access to humanitarian assistance, including food. The number of famished Sudanese has more than doubled since... Read More
05 Feb 2024
--- Digitalization, next-generation technologies and scientific advancements are set to shake up the supplement and nutraceutical industry in the coming years. Companies are increasingly utilizing modern tech to increase... Read More
01 Feb 2024
--- To promote healthy eating and minimize food waste, data insights company Nuvilab has developed AI food scanners for the food service industry. With applications in schools, healthcare and cafeterias, these scanners assess... Read More
01 Feb 2024
--- Social protection practitioners may be able to support governments in creating synergies between poverty and nutrition among children, according to a new report by UNICEF. The organization emphasizes the importance of... Read More
01 Feb 2024
--- Biotechnology company Checkerspot has developed a new source of milk fat analog, oleic-palmitic-oleic, containing palmitic acid in sn-2 position in the range of 73%. The company is hailing the innovation as an infant... Read More
30 Jan 2024
--- FrieslandCampina Ingredients reveals it has received regulatory approval for its 2’-Fucosyllactose (2’-FL) human milk oligosaccharide (HMO) ingredient, Aequival 2’-FL, in Thailand. According to the company,... Read More
29 Jan 2024
--- Venetron, a purified extract of Apocynum venetum, most frequently used to boost sleep quality and mood, was recently revealed in a study to offer relief to various menstruation struggles. Nutrition Insight discusses this new... Read More
26 Jan 2024
--- The new UNICEF report highlights the interconnectedness between nutrition and poverty among children, providing guidelines for social protection practitioners to support governments in intentionally developing synergies... Read More
25 Jan 2024
--- Human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs) — found naturally in human breast milk — are increasingly common in infant dairy formulations looking to offer nutritional benefits similar to natural breastfeeding. Nutrition... Read More
24 Jan 2024
--- Researchers are raising concerns about the risks tied to vegan diets during pregnancy in a new study. However, some experts say the small number of actual vegans included in the sample size may not be representative of the... Read More
19 Jan 2024
--- This week in nutrition news, Sabinsa gained authorization from Brazil’s National Health Surveillance Agency (ANVISA) for Curcumin C3 Reduct to enter the country’s market. Also, Stratum Nutrition revealed it will... Read More