Fruit d’ Or has announced approval by Health Canada for the omega-3 and omega-6 content of its multifunctional cranberry seed oil ingredient. The approved claim wording includes “for the maintenance of good health.”
The action of trans-fatty acids may be more damaging to cells than previously thought, as a study reveals the mechanism by which cell death occurs faster, leading to atherosclerosis, heart attacks and strokes.
Findings point to risk from saturated fats outside some reduction guidelines
There is an association between intakes of individual saturated fats and the risk of coronary heart disease, according to a new analysis of data that underlines the importance of switching out saturated fats for healthier alternatives.
Switching from saturated fat to vegetable oils that are rich in linoleic acid reduces cholesterol but actually increases the incidence of heart attacks and heart disease, according to a recent review of a data collected nearly 50 years ago.
As the world’s most populous nation with a strong economy, China is an attractive target for food manufacturers and their suppliers - but they cannot operate effectively in the region without a local presence, according to Torben Friis Lange, AAK vice...
Healthy hydrogenated trans-free and short chained fatty acid-free solid alternatives to cocoa butter for chocolate production can be produced from sunflower oils enriched in stearic and oleic acids by means of a solvent fractionation method, claims a...
A new initiative is underway to develop to supply chain for oil from the African Allanblackia tree oil in food and personal care products by devising a verification scheme for sustainable and ethical trade.
The results of a survey by the Food Safety Authority of Ireland
(FSAI) on the fat content and fatty acid composition of
pre-packaged food products reveal that generally, levels of
trans-fatty acids in the surveyed products are low.
Omega-3 fatty acids could prevent or inhibit the growth of liver
cancer cells, say researchers from the University of Pittsburgh at
today's annual meeting of the American Association for Cancer
Trans fat concerns hit Australia with consumer groups calling for
trans fat to be highlighted on food labels after more than a third
of 50 food products tested had levels 'well above what is
considered safe by many experts',...
French food watchdog recommends slashing trans fat levels in a wide
range of bakery products, including biscuits and cakes, following
findings from a new report released this week, reports Lindsey