infant nutrition

04 Sep 2023
--- Global life sciences company Prolacta Bioscience has made a synbiotic breakthrough using sugars from human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs), a bacterial strain found in nursing infants, to precision heal the adult gut microbiome.
31 Aug 2023
--- ByHeart, Reckitt/Mead Johnson Nutrition and Perrigo Wisconsin received warning letters from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for infractions of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act) and the... Read More
24 Aug 2023
--- Finnish dairy supplier Valio spots opportunities for product development in the growing infant nutrition market. At the same time, the company notes that recent food safety issues in infant milk formula (IMF) may make this... Read More
22 Aug 2023
--- In 2022, Nestlé recorded 96 cases of non-compliance with the company’s policy to implement the WHO International Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes (BMS), which includes recommendations to regulate the... Read More
21 Aug 2023
--- The use of human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs) as an ingredient in baby and toddler products is seeing a remarkable increase. From 2018 to 2022, there was an annual compound growth rate of 93% in global HMO-containing... Read More
15 Aug 2023
--- Researchers recommend spacing samples over time in a stratified sampling pattern to catch risky pathogens like Cronobacter sakazakii in infant formula powder rather than random sampling during production. Taking more... Read More
11 Aug 2023
--- The UK government has launched a consultation on improving the enforcement and regulation of nutrition and health claims on food and drink products. The aim is to ensure that consumers can trust information found on labels... Read More
08 Aug 2023
--- Neptune Wellness Solutions, specializing in plant-based, sustainable and purpose-driven lifestyle brands, has initiated “Phase II” of a comprehensive company review and evaluation of strategic options geared... Read More
14 Jul 2023
--- The current acceptable daily intake level of aspartame has been reconfirmed through a risk assessment by the WHO and FAO Joint Expert Committee on Food Additives (JECFA), while the International Agency for Research on... Read More
23 Jun 2023
--- Upcoming EU legislation aims to further incentivize a circular economy for packaging, but leading suppliers are unconvinced by its increased focus on reusables, which studies have determined are less net eco-friendly than... Read More
21 Jun 2023
--- Climate change challenges “all aspects of human existence” and increased temperatures put extra pressure on resilient food systems while simultaneously threatening the environment and human health. US-based... Read More
15 Jun 2023
--- The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) is collecting feedback on its draft scientific opinion on polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs). It concludes that these contaminants, mainly found in food of animal origin, may... Read More
15 Jun 2023
--- The UK government’s Food Standards Agency (FSA) has published a review of its Novel Foods Regulatory Framework as it targets opportunities to reform the process by which new foods are introduced to the British market.... Read More
12 Jun 2023
--- Roquette has unveiled a €4.5 million (US$4.8 million) innovation center in Lestrem, France, geared toward fostering food innovation and accelerating the launch of novel products. The facility is equipped with... Read More
29 May 2023
--- Stora Enso reveals that the strength of food systems hinges on industry collaboration and an overhaul of the packaging industry. The company’s latest report provides a call to action for the food industry to play its... Read More
29 May 2023
--- This year’s World Digestive Health Day focuses on how gut health develops inside the womb and the changing dietary needs of the gastrointestinal tract from birth through to infancy, childhood and adulthood. The World... Read More
24 May 2023
--- Arla Foods Ingredients is launching an alpha-lactalbumin (alpha)-rich infant formula ingredient to help meet the growing need for low-protein formulations. Multiple studies have shown that high protein intake during infancy... Read More
24 May 2023
--- Taste and texture remain crucial in encouraging shopper retention, and stabilizers and texturizers are important pieces to this puzzle. Addressing the challenges of price and supply fluctuations of key ingredients like... Read More
23 May 2023
--- The Obesity Health Alliance (OHA) is demanding that UK political parties commit to addressing the high levels of excess weight in the country’s population. Today, the organization is “hand-delivering letters to... Read More
22 May 2023
--- Several studies have demonstrated the necessity of proper nutrition for growing infants and their physical and mental development. Moreover, Innova Market Insights highlights that product launches in the baby and toddler... Read More