Plus: India readies to combat malnutrition through fortification programme; Food processing minister calls for FDI in produce retailing; and e-Commerce start-up brings ayurvedic formulation to an app.
Health evidence for fucoidan stacks up as a new Australian study finds that the seaweed polysaccharide has potential to battle Helictobacter pylori-related diseases and gastric cancer through an anti-adhesion mechanism.
Voluntary measures and government targets are great – but it is legislation that will push European palm oil users to true sustainability. The food sector could learn a lesson or two from biofuel here.
Increased intakes of fermented foods like kimchi and beer are associated with significantly reduced risks of atopic dermatitis (eczema), says a new study from Korea.
Supplementing pregnant mothers with DHA omega-3 could lead to significant costs savings for patients and healthcare systems, according to a new analysis from Australia.
Imported frozen berries have been implicated after reports of four cases of Hepatitis A, according to the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) in New Zealand.
Northern Ireland pork has won provisional approval for export to China in a deal, said to be worth up to £10M a year to the economy.
Plus: Fitch: Long-term restructuring forces grocery chains to delist; China drives global baby food growth; and China’s youth obesity rate worsens.