Sweetener 'not linked to cancer'

The European food watchdog undertook an urgent review of the additive following a study, published in 2005, which suggested aspartame was carcinogenic. But a working party said the ...

Food allergies 'gone in 10 years'

Experts at the BA Festival of Science, in Norwich, heard that vaccines could be created against the molecules which trigger allergies. The scientist leading the research – Dr ...

Omega-3s are the trend in 2007

Excitingly for omega-3 ingredient suppliers, the January 2nd edition of USA Today stated, “there’s no doubt what one of 2007’s hottest food additives will be: omega-3.” Fortunately for Dairy ...

Old enzyme learns new tricks

Scientists from the Norwich Research Park (NRP) have discovered an antibiotic-producing enzyme in oats that could be used in the future to protect major cereal crops from fungal diseases such ...

Labelling scheme described as 'flawed'

The National Heart Forum (NHF) says the Guideline Daily Amounts (GDAs) scheme – used by food giants such as Nestle and Kellogg’s and on some of Tesco’s own brand goods – makes food look ...