Rat study finds rancid fish oil deadly, but humans shouldn't worry

© iStock

A third of the offspring of rats fed with high doses of oxidised fish oil during pregnancy did not survive beyond two days, a New Zealand-authored study has found, prompting safety officials to stress that there is no evidence of a food-safety risk from supplements in humans. 

Since bring accused of illegally deforesting land to make way for its palm oil plantations, IOI has lost 27 customers. Photo: iStock / Mihtiander

Cargill suspends business with IOI following RSPO fallout

Formula scandal sends Fonterra’s Beingmate into the red

Formula scandal sends Fonterra’s Beingmate into the red

© iStock / Сергей Хакимуллин

Analysis finds no safety concerns for calcium supplements and heart health

Picture: Istock

Sanitising system can improve food safety and quality - De Nora

© iStock

Chinese firms boosting nutrition market share by shopping overseas

German researchers tested the long-held theory that garlic consumption by a breast-feeding mother has an effect on her milk. ©iStock/szeyuen

Garlic consumption affects breast milk, says study

Picture: istockphoto, Studio-Annika

PureCircle invests $100 million in stevia agronomy program

See More Headlines

Processing & Packaging

Sabic launches new-generation rigid packaging copolymers

Sabic launches new-generation rigid packaging copolymers

© iStock

Dairy packaging major increases production in Punjab

The global value of counterfeit and pirated goods could be $1.77 trillion.

Hologram trade body claims 86% of US counterfeit goods now come from China

See More in Processing & Packaging

Formulation

© iStock / ehaurylik

Flavonoid intakes linked to lower depression risk for women: Harvard study

'The kernels look like rice, cook like rice and taste like rice. They can be added at about 1% to conventional rice...' ©iStock

Can rice become a large-scale micronutrient fortification staple?

Photo: iStock

Good palm oil harvesting and processing keeps cancer contaminants to 'insignificant levels', says industry

See More in Formulation

Nutrition

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), there are about 60 million people with diabetes in the European Region. ©iStock/

Personalised nutrition: Listening to the gut microbiome

iStock photo by Vladimir Arndt.

Study shows 3-carotenoid formula boosts visual performance for non-impaired subjects

Nard Clabbers, senior business developer, personalised nutrition and health for TNO, described the possibilities of tailoring nutrition to an individual.

Personalised nutrition held back by ‘lack of trust and transparency’

See More in Nutrition

Business

© iStock

Malaysian certifier to help with upgrade at 100 Egyptian fish farms

Inside a vegetable factory

Japanese trio plan vegetable factory in Dubai

Formula flask is poised to solve age-old parent quandary

Formula flask is poised to solve age-old parent quandary

See More in Business

Markets

Canny brands should use strategic smarts to topple top tipple

Canny brands should use strategic smarts to topple top tipple

© iStock

Egypt named one of ‘10 emerging markets of the future’

© iStock

Sesame prices and production in the doldrums

See More in Markets

Policy

© iStock

Study: Obese fathers pass on metabolic health to next two generations

ANSES and NIFDS sign MoU with food safety focus

French and Korean agencies to work together

FSSAI’s emphasis has shifted over decade since Food Standards Act

FSSAI’s emphasis has shifted over decade since Food Standards Act

See More in Policy

Popular News

© iStock

Multiple cereal benefits uncovered in first-of-its-kind study

Traditional technique is hands-down best way to measure portions

Traditional technique is hands-down best way to measure portions

Home brewing joins Internet of Things with launch of Aussie iBrew kit

Home brewing joins Internet of Things with launch of Aussie iBrew kit

Galleries

Videos

Audio

Latest Products

See more products