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Credence of Yoghurt Health Claims

Credence of Yoghurt Health Claims

While consumers might not trust on-pack health claims, it would appear that they are still important when it comes to driving purchase decisions. Survey data from the Institute of Grocery Distribution (IGD), United Kingdom suggests

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Ban imposes because small food operators don’t follow the rules: Mahesh Zagade

Ban imposes because small food operators don’t follow the rules: Mahesh Zagade

The two food items Gobi Manchurian and the colourful Cotton Candy have sent alarm bells ringing across health ministries in the country as laboratory tests have shown cancer-causing additives Rhodamine-B and Tartrazine were being used

World
GEA to establish $20 Mn technology centre for sustainable alternatives

GEA to establish $20 Mn technology centre for sustainable alternatives

Ground-breaking in spring 2024; opening planned for 2025 GEA is investing EUR 18 million ($20 million) in a technology centre for alternative proteins in the state of Wisconsin, USA. The new food tech hub will

Policy
FDA to revoke regulation allowing use of BVO in Food

FDA to revoke regulation allowing use of BVO in Food

The FDA is issuing a proposed rule now because the agency has recent data from studies it conducted that demonstrate adverse health effects in animals at levels more closely approximating real-world human exposure The U.S.

Interview
“FDA will create 25 new posts of Adjudication Officers to dispose of quasi-judicial cases”

“FDA will create 25 new posts of Adjudication Officers to dispose of quasi-judicial cases”

Dharmarao Baba Atram, Cabinet Minister, Food and Drug Administration, Government of Maharashtra  Dharmarao Baba Atram, who took charge as a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Minister of Maharashtra, on July 14, 2023, announced that keeping

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Demonising Synthetic Sugars 

Demonising Synthetic Sugars 

It's official, India has become the Diabetes Capital of the World. A June 2023 Indian Council of Medical Research–India Diabetes (ICMR-INDIAB) study reveals  that India is home to 101 million diabetics.  With the increase in

Ingredients
Ingredient leader Beneo extends its fiber portfolio

Ingredient leader Beneo extends its fiber portfolio

Adds barley beta-glucans ingredient- Orafti® β-Fit Beneo, a global functional ingredients manufacturer, launched barley beta-glucans that offer unique health benefits including positive impacts on heart health and blood sugar management. BENEO’s new product Orafti® β-Fit,

Global
FDA outlines strategy to further increase resiliency of US infant formula market

FDA outlines strategy to further increase resiliency of US infant formula market

The agency remains committed to improving the infant formula supply The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released a national strategy outlining actions the agency will take immediately to help ensure one of the nation's most

Global
US FDA takes additional steps for expanded use of salt substitutes to help lower sodium intake

US FDA takes additional steps for expanded use of salt substitutes to help lower sodium intake

To end hunger and reduce diet-related diseases by 2030  The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has proposed changes to the standards of identity (SOIs) for foods that include salt to permit the use of