infant nutrition

11 Jun 2024
--- The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) Panel on Nutrition, Novel Foods and Food Allergens (NDA) released a scientific opinion on the revision of the tolerable upper intake level (UL) for preformed vitamin A and... Read More
11 Jun 2024
--- New research by the Pennsylvania State University (Penn State), US, reveals that the number of US children experiencing simultaneous food and water insecurity more than doubled between 2005 and 2020, with black and Hispanic... Read More
10 Jun 2024
--- A new warning by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has been issued about possible Cronobacter contamination of three products made for infants between zero and 12 months and a net weight of 12.4 oz (352g). These are... Read More
07 Jun 2024
--- This year’s edition of the annual conference organized by Optimal Nutrition Care for All (ONCA), an initiative including 21 European countries made possible by the Netherlands-based European Nutrition for Health... Read More
06 Jun 2024
--- There is an increasing demand for more sustainable agriculture practices, especially in the meat and dairy spaces, and scientists, researchers and industry leaders are constantly innovating to address the trend. However,... Read More
06 Jun 2024
--- An expanding ingredient offer and synergistic combinations support infant nutrition brands to create products that closely resemble human breast milk and cater to specialized dietary needs, such as hypoallergenic formulas.... Read More
04 Jun 2024
--- The Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies Consortium (HMHB), a program of the Micronutrient Forum, Washington DC, US, has released a new brief detailing multiple micronutrient supplementation (MMS) during pregnancy. It served to... Read More
03 Jun 2024
--- Based on the success of the UK’s soft drinks industry levy, researchers recommend applying a mandatory sugar levy to a broader range of products contributing to sugar intake. The experts suggest increasing the levy and... Read More
31 May 2024
--- In May’s major health and nutrition industry news, the Innovation Institute for Food and Health (IIFH) spoke with us about utilizing artificial intelligence (AI) to help create consumer-focused formulations, the... Read More
31 May 2024
--- The EU has greenlit a regulation to levy higher import duties on grain products from Russia and Belarus. The tariffs will take effect July 1 and affect cereals, oilseeds and derived products from the two countries. The... Read More
29 May 2024
--- Amid rising peanut allergy rates in Western countries, a study finds that regularly feeding peanuts to infants up to five years old reduced the rate of allergy in adolescence by 71%. The new research on longer-term allergy... Read More
24 May 2024
--- A new analysis by the UK-based food and agriculture advocacy alliance Sustain estimates that £57,914,354 (close to US$74 million) in government nutrition support for low-income families in the country could go... Read More
22 May 2024
--- The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) unveils its SUN Programs: USDA’s Summer Nutrition Programs for Kids, which aim to improve food and nutrition security during the summer. The programs include grocery benefits and... Read More
21 May 2024
--- The newly presented study finds that term infants with gastroschisis who were exclusively fed human milk-based fortifiers achieved full enteral feeds — receiving full prescribed nutrition only through milk feeds... Read More
17 May 2024
--- Dairy giant Fonterra is planning “full or partial divestment” of some or all of its global consumer businesses, including Fonterra Oceania and Fonterra Sri Lanka. The move is expected to be a “step-change... Read More
14 May 2024
--- Action on Salt (AoS) reveals that 37% of children’s main meals sold in the out-of-home (OOH) sector are found to exceed the maximum salt target previously set by the UK government.
14 May 2024
--- In light of ongoing food security challenges related to geopolitical factors, inflation, declining wheat stocks and growing fertilizer prices, Nutrition Insight sits down with Julian Lampietti, manager for global engagement... Read More
13 May 2024
--- Childhood undernutrition remains a significant global health challenge, contributing to nearly half of all deaths of children under the age of five, according to a recent study. To address this pressing issue, researchers at... Read More
13 May 2024
--- The new trial, led by the University of California (UC), Santa Cruz, US, and conducted in rural Bangladesh, provides one of the most comprehensive contributions to scientific knowledge about the effects of nutrition,... Read More
09 May 2024
--- The Brussels, Belgium-based organization Specialised Nutrition Europe (SNE), representing the EU’s specialized nutrition industry, calls on the EU policymakers to improve regulatory provisions for young child formula... Read More