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Re-evaluation of polyglycerol polyricinoleate (E 476)

Re-evaluation of polyglycerol polyricinoleate (E 476)

Re-evaluation of polyglycerol polyricinoleate (E 476)

Following a request from the European Commission, the Panel on Food Additives and Nutrient Sources added to Food (ANS) was asked to re-evaluate the safety of polyglycerol polyricinoleate (PGPR; E 476) when used as a food additive. In addition, following an application dossier for a modification of the conditions for use of polyglycerol polyricinoleate, the European Commission…

Lozenge reduces sugar cravings

Lozenge reduces sugar cravings

Lozenge reduces sugar cravings

Crave Crush LLC, a company dedicated to helping individuals lead healthier lives by eating less sugar, announced the launch of Crave Crush*, a mint lozenge that reduces sugar cravings within seconds.  Its main ingredient, gymnema, is a natural leaf extract that has been a staple of eastern diets for over one thousand years.  Gymnema helps…

Cooking family meals, skipping TV during those meals linked to lower odds of obesity

Cooking family meals, skipping TV during those meals linked to lower odds of obesity

Cooking family meals, skipping TV during those meals linked to lower odds of obesity

Adults who don’t flip on the TV during dinner and those who eat home-cooked family meals are less likely to be obese, a new study has found. But the frequency of family meals doesn’t appear to make much of a difference, according to research from The Ohio State University. The study found that adults who…

Plant-based meat expanding production

Plant-based meat expanding production

Plant-based meat expanding production

Impossible Foods launched its first large-scale production facility, which could enable the company to make at least 1 million pounds of meat per month, directly from plants, when fully ramped up. The goal for the East Oakland site is to make enough Impossible Burgers to serve 4 million people per month within a year. The…

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Cooking family meals, skipping TV during those meals linked to lower odds of obesity

Cooking family meals, skipping TV during those meals linked to lower odds of obesity

Adults who don’t flip on the TV during dinner and those who eat home-cooked family meals are less likely to be obese…

New way gut bacteria break down complex sugars

New way gut bacteria break down complex sugars

New light has been shed on the functioning of human gut bacteria which could help to develop medicines in the future to improve health and…

Metabolites of resveratrol pass through blood ocular barriers

Metabolites of resveratrol pass through blood ocular barriers

Inability to obtain biopsy specimens from tissues in the brain and eyes of humans had previously thwarted confirmation of resveratrol or its metabolites in nervous…

No fat’ or ‘no sugar’ label equals no guarantee of nutritional quality

No fat’ or ‘no sugar’ label equals no guarantee of nutritional quality

Terms such as no-fat or no-sugar, low-fat or reduced-salt on food packaging may give consumers a sense of confidence before they…

Plant-based nutrition study results in weight loss, metabolic health boosts, and energy gains

Plant-based nutrition study results in weight loss, metabolic health boosts, and energy gains

Joanne Evans, M.Ed., R.N., P.M.H.C.N.S.-B.C., provided a presentation to colleagues at George Mason University in Fairfax…

Vitamin E, selenium supplements did not prevent dementia

Vitamin E, selenium supplements did not prevent dementia

Antioxidant supplements vitamin E and selenium – taken alone or in combination – did not prevent dementia in asymptomatic older men, according to a study…

Ingredients, Latest Ingredients, Supplements

60% Pea protein crisp

60% Pea protein crisp

PGP International has launched a new 60% pea protein crisp which is set to provide food manufacturers with a competitive edge in a market where…

Scientific Opinion on taxifolin-rich extract from Dahurian Larch

Scientific Opinion on taxifolin-rich extract from Dahurian Larch

Following a request from the European Commission, the EFSA Panel on Dietetic Products, Nutrition and Allergies (NDA) was asked to carry out the additional assessment…

Organic spirulina achieves ‘Certified Raw’ and ‘Certified Clean’ status

Organic spirulina achieves ‘Certified Raw’ and ‘Certified Clean’ status

Valensa International announced today that its Parry Organic Spirulina Ingredient has received Certified R.A.W.™ and Certified C.L.E.A.N.™ status from…

Natural shelf-life extender for chilled meats

Natural shelf-life extender for chilled meats

Arjuna Natural Extracts Ltd. presents X-tend, a complete, natural, formulation-specific preservative designed to increase chilled-meat product shelf-life and ensure food safety…

Algal Scientific Algae-Based Immune Health Ingredients

Algal Scientific Algae-Based Immune Health Ingredients

Valensa International announced ay that it has reached an agreement with Algal Scientific Corporation to commercialize Algal’s PureAlgal™ branded ingredients – whole dried…

GLA safflower oil obtains U.S. FDA GRAS status

GLA safflower oil obtains U.S. FDA GRAS status

Arcadia Biosciences, Inc. , an agricultural technology company, announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted Arcadia’s conclusion that its SONOVA…

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Re-evaluation of polyglycerol polyricinoleate (E 476)

Following a request from the European Commission, the Panel on Food Additives and Nutrient Sources added to Food (ANS) was asked to re-evaluate the safety of polyglycerol polyricinoleate (PGPR; E 476) when used as a food additive. In addition…

New Product Introductions

Lozenge reduces sugar cravings

Lozenge reduces sugar cravings

Crave Crush LLC, a company dedicated to helping individuals lead healthier lives by eating less sugar, announced the launch of Crave Crush*, a mint lozenge that reduces sugar cravings within…

Plant-based meat expanding production

Plant-based meat expanding production

Impossible Foods launched its first large-scale production facility, which could enable the company to make at least 1 million pounds of meat per month, directly from plants, when fully…

Reinventing taste of condiments

Reinventing taste of condiments

The 78 Brand Co. is celebrating its fourth year of business with the launch of two new products in the condiments aisle. Famous for its all natural tomato ketchup, which…

Probiotic improves fungi in digestive health

Probiotic improves fungi in digestive health

PathoBiome announces the launch of the first and only probiotic engineered to address the significant role fungi plays in digestive health. Considered the “next generation” performance probiotic, BIOHM…

Vegetarian turmeric gummy

Vegetarian turmeric gummy

Anlit Ltd., part of the Maabarot Products Ltd., launches a vegetarian turmeric gummy for consumers seeking curcumin supplement alternatives. Anlit will present this supplement and other novel products at Vitafoods…

Lower calorie, lower fat, organic dressings

Lower calorie, lower fat, organic dressings

Inspired by more than 100 years of farming heritage, Bolthouse Farms introduces its first line of refrigerated organic dressings available in four bold flavors. The new organic dressings are crafted…

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