Health & nutrition - Articles and news items

Kerry Group’s Taste and Nutrition Division appoints new President and CEO of Europe

Industry news  •  21 April 2017  •  New Food

Kerry Group’s Taste and Nutrition division has announced that it has appointed Malcom Sheil as President and CEO of its business in Europe.

US regulators test organs-on-chips for food safety monitoring

Industry news  •  13 April 2017  •  New Food

Suzanne Fitzpatrick, senior adviser for toxicology in the food-safety division of the FDA has announced research to evaluate ‘Organs-on-Chips’ technology.

‘100% Natural Snacking’ makes fruit a daily feature of meal plans

Industry news  •  12 April 2017  •  New Food

Dole encourages consumers to enjoy eating fruit between meals.

Is healthy food out of reach? No, but we need greater education

Blogs, Industry news, Z Homepage Promo  •  10 April 2017  •  Stuart McDonnell

An argument from Stuart McDonnell in favour of education above all to improve intake of healthy food.

Dairy foods play an important role in ‘breaking the obesity cycle’

Industry news  •  6 April 2017  •  New Food

The consumption of dairy foods is an important part of a healthy diet and can play a role in ‘breaking the obesity cycle’, health and nutrition experts say.

Love it or hate it: Marmite may affect brain function

Industry news, Z Homepage Promo  •  5 April 2017  •  University of York

Scientists at the University of York have discovered a potential link between eating Marmite and activity in the brain.

Sweet truths: Solving confectionery’s problem with sugar reduction

Blogs, Industry news, Z Homepage Promo  •  4 April 2017  •  Noam Kaplan, CEO, Lampados

New Food asked Noam Kaplan, CEO at Lampados to talk us through the role sweeteners can play and to offer us an insight into how we might provide an attractive alternative to sugar.

2017 Global Food Policy Report: Urbanisation in the spotlight

Industry news  •  31 March 2017  •  New Food

The 2017 Global Food Policy Report shines a spotlight on the unique challenges and opportunities presented by urbanisation for ending hunger and malnutrition and advancing the 2030 Agenda.

Guidelines on reducing sugar in food published for industry

Industry news  •  30 March 2017  •  New Food

Reduction programme could see 200,000 tonnes of sugar removed from the UK market per year by 2020.

Health claims regulation is top challenge for nutrition companies, survey shows

Industry news, Z Homepage Promo  •  27 March 2017  •  New Food

Nutrition companies view stricter EU regulation as a greater challenge than the state of the global economy, new research has shown.

UK Government is missing important opportunities to tackle childhood obesity

Industry news  •  27 March 2017  •  New Food

The Government needs to take more robust action to tackle the impact of deep discounting and price promotions on the sales of unhealthy food and drink, says the Health Committee in its follow up report into childhood obesity.

EFSA to give advice on the intake of sugar added to food

Industry news  •  24 March 2017  •  New Food

EFSA will provide scientific advice on the daily intake of added sugar in food by early 2020.

World Water Day: Message on a bottle

Industry news  •  22 March 2017  •  New Food

One Water, which pours profits into clean water projects worldwide, uses test packaging to urge consumers to ‘drink and think’.

Healthcare experts say milk and dairy should be protected by public health guidelines

Industry news  •  22 March 2017  •  New Food

The majority of a room of healthcare and nutrition experts did not agree that milk and dairy foods should be targeted by public health recommendations to reduce population risk of heart disease or type 2 diabetes.

Can a vegan diet provide enough nutritional support for a pregnancy?

Blogs, Industry news, Z Homepage Promo  •  21 March 2017  •  Leah Smith & Julie Abayomi | Liverpool John Moores University

Can a vegan diet provide adequate nutritional intake for a healthy pregnancy? We asked academics at Liverpool John Moores University to explore…