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FDA Chief Acknowledges China's Effort to Improve Food and Drug Safety
Monday, August 16, 2010 (863 reads)


Chinese health officials are working to improve manufacturing policies for food and drugs under a partnership with the U.S. government, FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg said. The agency is trying to formulate common standards with other governments to prevent contamination and counterfeiting of food and drugs.



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Consumers on Omega-3: Preferred Products
Monday, August 16, 2010 (1039 reads)


Dairy products and beverages fortified with omega-3 are the two categories that have seen the highest sales increase over the past two years in the omega-3 market, according to Frost & Sullivan.



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Chinese Investigation Clears Synutra Milk Powder
Monday, August 16, 2010 (1034 reads)


The Chinese health ministry has found no link between Synutra International milk powder products and recent cases of premature breast development among infant girls.



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Darigold Co-op Keeps Small Northwest Dairies Churning
Monday, August 16, 2010 (1147 reads)


Since 1918, the Seattle-based Darigold co-op has been producing an array of dairy products that keep the region's small farmers in business. The co-op keeps adding products to its extensive line of standards such as milk and cottage cheese. Among the newer products are Crema Agria, a Mexican-style sour cream, and European-style butter, which contains 1 percent air as opposed to the standard 4 or 5 percent.



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3-A SSI Announces Probationary List Update
Monday, August 16, 2010 (922 reads)


3-A Sanitary Standards, Inc. (3-A SSI) announces new public information on the probationary status of a current 3-A Symbol licensee.  The new Probationary List was introduced in early 2010 and intended to assist regulatory sanitarians, processors, equipment fabricators, and other interested parties. 



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The Science of Sports Ingredients
Thursday, August 12, 2010 (977 reads)


Sports nutrition is a very competitive market: Datamonitor, which classifies sports nutrition as sports drinks and energy bars, places the European market at US$2.8bn (€2.3bn) in 2008, with a forecast to reach $3.6bn (€2.95bn) by 2013. In the US, sports nutrition sales were valued at $2.9bn (€2.4bn) in 2008, forecast to grow to $3.5bn (€2.9bn) by 2013. But what ingredients are driving the product innovations?



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2010 ADPI Technical Symposium: “Unlocking Pure Milk Proteins – An Examination of Serum Milk Proteins, Membrane Processing and Microfiltration”
Wednesday, August 11, 2010 (930 reads)


American Dairy Products Institute (ADPI) in collaboration with Cornell University will host the 2010 Technical Symposium – “Unlocking Pure Milk Proteins – An Examination of Serum Milk Protein, Membrane Processing and Microfiltration”.  This symposium will be held on September 14 & 15, 2010, at the Hilton Garden Inn in Ithaca, NY. 



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Calcium’s Weight Loss Potential Gets RCT Support
Wednesday, August 11, 2010 (904 reads)


Daily supplements of calcium, with or without vitamin D, may reduce body fat levels and help maintain lean mass, suggests new data from a double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomized trial.



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Whey Proteins to Relieve Side Effects of Chemotherapy
Wednesday, August 11, 2010 (935 reads)


Arla Foods Ingredients is focused on providing cancer patients with ingredients to help relieve these undesirable side effects during chemotherapy. We are therefore investing in development of new tailor made whey based solutions.



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China Launches Milk Powder Investigation
Wednesday, August 11, 2010 (1121 reads)


New Zealand-based Fonterra, which is a major supplier of milk powder to the Chinese company, Synutra got caught up in the latest milk scandal. Fonterra says its a 100 percent confident in the quality of its products and New Zealand's Food Safety Authority's Paul Dansted says it's against the law to give hormones to milking cows in New Zealand.



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