New project probes functional properties of milk
A dairy research body in Australia will get $300,000 of government
money to examine bioactive material in milk that could be used to
develop novel functional foods.
Regulator launches search for meat products sourced from Euro Freeze
Processors who received meat and poultry from Euro Freeze in
Northern Ireland are currently checking the status of their
products after the company was closed down by the UK's food safety
Profit in turning animal waste into proteins, company says
More food makers could make an extra euro or two by converting
their waste animal products into proteins under a new consulting
programme launched by Alfa Laval.
Chinese prices hurting BASF sales, margins
Low prices for the animal feed ingredient lysine and vitamin C are
causing sustained pressure on sales at BASF's fine chemicals
Food companies get guidance under Bioterrorism Act, registration
Now that the US authorities have issued final guidance under the
Bioterrorism Act, companies can now have assurance about the food
safety systems they have implemented or are about to put in place,
and the costs involved in complying...
DSM sets up new vitamins j-v with Chinese partner
Leading vitamin maker DSM has signed a new deal with Chinese
partner NCPC as it looks to improve earnings from its nutrition
Changes proposed to animal by-products law
A new report on animal by-products (ABPs) outlines additional
proposed regulations governing how processors may dispose of or
sell the left over materials produced by their plants.
Cargill reports earnings rise on back of acquisitions
Having largely escaped the wrath of Hurricane Katrina and
vigorously strengthened its position in the pectin, lecithin and
flavor sectors, Cargill has reported a two percent rise in first
quarter 2006 net earnings.
Proposal will put "beef on the bone" back on table
Beef on the bone could soon be back on the list of products
processors can use under a European Commission proposal on relaxing
bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) control measures.
Soy processor taps trans-free oil market
A North Carolina-based soybean processor has tapped into the
lucrative trans-fat free oil market through a patent process that
also retains the nutritional benefits of soy.
FDA tightens anti-bioterrorism measures
A final ruling that requires all manufacturers to register with the
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is designed to ensure that the
country's food supply remains safe from possible attack.
EU's anti-GM stance is unsustainable, says study
Europe's opposition to genetically modified ingredients will
significantly increase producers' costs over the next three years
as it becomes ever harder to secure GM-free supplies, says a new
GM rape approved for import into EU
The European Commission yesterday authorised the import of
genetically modified (GM) oilseed rape for use in animal feed, the
third such product to be approved after current regulations came
into force last year.
Embria Health Sciences launches selenium yeast
Freshly formed Iowa-based firm Embria Health Sciences enters the
human nutrition market with the launch of a fully pasteurized
World enzyme demand to hit $5.1bn by 2009
World demand for enzymes is expected to rise 6.5 per cent annually
to nearly $5.1 billion in 2009, according to a new report.