A new study from Monell Chemical Senses Center and the QIMR Berghofer Research Institute suggests that a single set of genes affects a person’s perception of sweet taste, regardless of whether the sweetener is a natural sugar or a noncaloric sugar substitute.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced that it is proposing additional revisions to the Nutrition Facts label for packaged foods that would require the percent daily value (%DV) for added sugars be declared.
Cooking rice using percolating technology is an ideal method for removing arsenic, according to a study published in PLOS ONE.
Thanks to explosive growth in farmed fishing—aquaculture—demand for fish meal and fish oil for feed is expected to outpace supply as early as 2016, with that difference growing to 16 million metric tons in 2025.
The United Kingdom’s Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN) released a new report on carbohydrates on July 17 that contained new recommendations for sugar and fiber intake.
Diamond Foods unveiled its new 7,000 sq ft innovation center in Salem, Ore., located next to the Kettle Brand potato chip facility.
Aspen Foods, a division of Koch Poultry, Chicago, is recalling approximately 1,978,680 lb of frozen, raw, stuffed, and breaded chicken product that may be contaminated with Salmonella Enteritidis.
The European Commission granted Cargill conditional clearance to purchase the European chocolate business of Archer Daniel Midlands Co., completing the deal’s regulatory approval process.
Murry’s, Lebanon, Pa., is recalling approximately 20,232 lb of gluten-free breaded chicken nugget product that tested positive for Staphylococcal enterotoxin.
Mérieux NutriSciences has renamed its North American flagship laboratory in Crete, Ill., the Dr. John H
Snacking may very well be the new American pastime. According to the recent report from Mintel, “Snacking Motivations and Attitudes U.S. 2015,” nearly all Americans (94%) snack at least once a day.
AAK, a producer of specialty vegetable fats, has announced the groundbreaking of its new innovation center.