30-Apr-2013 - An Abbott Laboratories shareholder proposal to remove genetically-modified organisms (GMOs) from its natural products - including its Similac infant formula range - has been rejected, the Illinois-based company has revealed.
24-Apr-2013 - The Danone Institute International, the American Society for Nutrition (ASN), and the UK-based Nutrition Society (NS) have joined forces to evaluate the state of science surrounding the relationship between yogurt consumption and health.
17-Apr-2013 - The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has proposed the addition of selenium to the list of required nutrients for infant formula products, and the establishment of minimum and maximum levels.
10-Apr-2013 - Animal rights group, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), has debuted its new ‘Got Zits?’ anti-dairy campaign billboard in the US – a move the National Dairy Council (NDC) has branded as "sensational."
25-Mar-2013 - Dean Foods has launched a high-protein, long-life version of its popular TruMoo flavoured milk range in an attempt to meet increasing US consumer demand for protein-enriched beverages.
07-Mar-2013 - The European soy sector says a UN report that found dairy proteins offer a superior amino acid profile to plant proteins is only meaningful for the malnourished.
22-Jan-2013 - Dairy proteins will be a “major pillar of growth” in 2013 as consumers seek out more convenient ways to consume protein, British dairy nutrition giant Volac has claimed.
21-Jan-2013 - The inclusion of Greek yogurt in the National School Lunch Program could save money, while providing students with a high-protein meal option, two leading US politicians have claimed
15-Jan-2013 - Nations that consume a lot of milk also tend to produce a lot of Nobel Prize winners, a letter published in Practical Neurology has suggested.
14-Jan-2013 - Yakult has brushed aside claims by a number of former employees that its Argentinian business was dissolved as a result of poor management in recent years.
10-Jan-2013 - Nestlé has refused to comment on reports that it is working with financial advisory group Rothschild to sell more than $1bn of Latin American assets in an effort to win regulatory approval for its acquisition of Pfizer Nutrition.
18-Dec-2012 - Two cups (500ml) of milk per day is enough to maintain adequate vitamin D and iron levels in children aged between two and five, a Canadian study has claimed.
21-Nov-2012 - Nestlé’s $11.85bn (€9bn) acquisition of Pfizer Nutrition has been blocked by Mexican competition officials over concerns that the deal could lead to price increases.
19-Nov-2012 - About 60% of elderly hospital patients in the UK are malnourished according to recent data from the British Dietetic Association, a problem companies like Danish firm Arla Food Ingredients are trying to tackle with a new whey form.
25-Sep-2012 - Danone has settled a class action lawsuit in Canada relating to claims made on labels, packaging and advertisements for its Activia yogurt and DanActive probiotic drinks products.
03-Sep-2012 - The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has been urged to update its nutritional guidelines to differentiate Greek from other traditional types of yogurt and reclassify it as a high protein product.
17-Jul-2012 - Human lactoferrin derived from genetically modified cows’ milk is safe, according to data from a randomised, cross-over double blind, placebo-controlled study sponsored by the Dutch Food and Nutrition Delta.
21-Jun-2012 - The Coca-Cola Company has confirmed to BeverageDaily.com that it has signed a deal to distribute dairy-based sports recovery beverage Core Power as it targets early stage growth in an ‘exciting’ category.
21-Jun-2012 - Thanks to the internet, training tips and product advice that used to be the preserve of elite athletes and bodybuilders is now available to everyone, Brian Andrews, president of California-based sports nutrition firm All American EFX tells Elaine Watson.
20-Jun-2012 - A whey-protein-rich ingredient may improve blood vessel function in people at high risk of cardiovascular disease, reports a new randomized, double-blind study supported by Glanbia.