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16 Aug 2019
--- In Asia, food product recalls are on the rise as regulators step up monitoring and requirements for food traceability, advertising and labeling, reports Charles Breen, an Independent Advisor at EAS Consulting Group, an... Read More
16 Aug 2019
--- In nutrition news this week, Lonza will be revealing the industry’s first clean label colored capsules for dietary supplement manufacturers at Food Ingredients (Fi) South America. Prenexus Health received a “no... Read More
16 Aug 2019
--- Convenience, taste and work-related stress can significantly impact food choices during the workday, Dan Wainfan, Vice President Brand, Health, Wellness and Nutrition at Aramark, tells NutritionInsight. Aramark collaborated... Read More
15 Aug 2019
--- ZBiotics, a genetic engineering company in the US focused on consumer health, announces today the official launch of the first genetically-engineered probiotic on the market. Zbiotics is a “functional beverage,”... Read More
15 Aug 2019
--- First defined in 1997, orthorexia nervosa is a putative eating disorder vying for a place in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM), roughly meaning “eating right.” Published in Medical... Read More
14 Aug 2019
--- Consuming flavonoid-rich items such as apples and tea, protects against cancer and cardiovascular heart disease (CVD), particularly for smokers and heavy drinkers, according to new research from Edith Cowan University (ECU),... Read More
14 Aug 2019
--- Trends may be pegged as fleeting but they have the lasting ability to shape the industry and promote innovation. NutritionInsight speaks to industry experts on the nutrition trends of the moment, as well as upcoming ones.... Read More
13 Aug 2019
--- The diversification of the food and beverage industry is increasingly presenting labeling challenges to companies active in the space. These range from knowing how to appropriately label market “newcomers,” such... Read More
13 Aug 2019
--- Palmiwon, a fruit extract of the Forsythia suspensa flowering plant, has been found to alleviate dyslipidemia (abnormal blood lipid levels), a commonly observed condition in menopausal women. The popular Eastern remedy is... Read More
12 Aug 2019
--- A study has revealed that mice will voluntarily choose to consume behavioral-effective doses of edible tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) – the primary psychoactive component in cannabis – and do so repeatedly. Lead... Read More
12 Aug 2019
--- A new, validated test method for quantifying insoluble proanthocyanins (PACs) found in whole-fruit cranberry powder may change the landscape of cranberry research, enabling manufacturers to conduct reproducible studies and... Read More
09 Aug 2019
--- Distinct markers in the blood of people with celiac disease have been detected within a few hours of gluten being consumed, according to new research by specialists in the field. The new findings point to a potential... Read More
09 Aug 2019
--- Nutri-Score is the most effective style of front-of-pack label (FoPL) for helping consumers rank products according to their nutritional quality, according to a new study published in Nutrients. However, there were only... Read More
09 Aug 2019
--- Advanced Protein Technology, under the Nutra Collagen brand, has launched a new line of instantized collagen products called Collagen+. Instantized collagen creates a product with enhanced tasting and mixing capabilities,... Read More
09 Aug 2019
--- In nutrition news this week, the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) deregulated Cargill’s canola for cultivation, while the Singapore Food Agency added SweeGen’s Reb M Stevia Leaf Sweetener to its list of... Read More
08 Aug 2019
--- Microalgae-derived ingredients player Algatech has licensed the rights and intellectual property related to the production of β-1,3-glucan from F3 Platform Biologics (F3), a US-based biotechnology company. The... Read More
08 Aug 2019
--- Dixie Botanicals, a subsidiary of Medical Marijuana, Inc. – the first-ever publicly traded cannabis company in the US and specialist in marijuana-derived nutraceutical products – has released new... Read More
08 Aug 2019
--- Red meat consumption may increase the risk of breast cancer, whereas poultry consumption may diminish breast cancer risk. This is according to a new study, published in the International Journal of Cancer. The findings did... Read More
07 Aug 2019
--- Patients with Parkinson’s disease were found to have significantly lower levels of vitamin D in their blood in a study published in the journal Acta Neurologica Scandinavia. The study, which evaluated 182... Read More
06 Aug 2019
--- Recent headline-grabbing incidents have drawn attention to the risk many people with allergies face when eating out or purchasing snacks. Research from the UK Food Standards Agency (FSA), in partnership with Allergy UK (AUK)... Read More
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