New technologies may open up oilseed waste as source of vegetable proteins, suggests review
Smarter processing of industrial by-products from oilseed oil production could lead to more sustain able production of value-added vegetable proteins, suggests a new academic review.
Another player in the algal technology sector has signaled its intention to enter the human nutrition market.
A new testing method that detects pesticide residues in farmed fish will help the product meet new regulations and lead to safer food, said the Fraunhofer Institute.
Chlorophyll markers to highlight contaminated meat - research
A food safety research project in the UK is to investigate ways of identifying E. coli and salmonella-contaminated meat, poultry and eggs by using fluorescent imaging to spot chlorophyll markers administered through animal feed.
Nizo discovers dual action of natural preservatives
Nizo Food Research has found that lactoferrin and thymol can work together to protect foods against E.coli, a promising result that could help food formulators reduce costs without having to resort to chemicals.
Report outlines climate change effects on US food production
Climate change is already affecting American food production, according to a report from the US Department of Agriculture (USDA), released to coincide with the Copenhagen climate change summit.
Omega-3 demand not depleting fish stocks, says industry
An association representing marine sourced Omega-3 suppliers and food manufacturers has refuted claims that higher demand for the fatty acids is eating into fish stocks.
Wild lupins’ protein could rival soy, say Spanish researchers
Wild varieties of lupin seeds could be tapped for their high quality protein content, report researchers in Spain, and could reduce the need to import soybean to Europe from places such as the US, Brazil and China.
New research shows ozone’s effects on oil seed rape
Increased ozone levels as predicted by global climate change experts could cut oil seed rape yields by up to 30 per cent by the end of the century, according to new research.
UK supermarket to open own farm
Morrisons supermarket is set to open a 700 acre farm to research farming efficiency and sustainability in Scotland – and is seeking another site in England.
Extending existing technologies to tackle food-borne illness
Several controversial measures are needed to “stop reliving history” and ensure the safety of the US food supply, says a leading professor of medicine.
Grass pea could provide modified starch alternative: study
Starch from grass pea could be an alternative to chemically
modified starch for the food industry, says a new study from Poland
that assessed its rheological properties.
New application for enzyme saves gluten costs
Rising wheat prices have led AB Enzymes to promote a new
application for Veron HF, which it says can be used to replace
gluten in bakery products.
Upfront commercialised protein extracting technology
The Danish manufacturer of processing equipment Upfront
Chromatography is commercialising its technology for the production
of vegetable proteins on the back of a successful launch with
Arla finds way to process more protein from whey permeat
Dairy co-operative Arla Foods continues to expand beyond its native
European market by stepping up investment in Argentina for
the production of whey powders.