Cargills Barlív Barley Betafiber Meets FDA Health Claim Requirements for Soluble Fiber
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued an interim final rule to amend the existing health claim regarding soluble fiber and reduced risk of heart disease, to include barley betafiber as an authorized source of soluble fiber. Cargills patent-pending manufacturing process permits Cargill to produce a high beta glucan content product which provides customers a great ability to create new products that meet the requirements for the FDA health claim.
Greek investors buy Nonni's biscotti
Marfin Investment Group of Athens, Greece, said March 6 its investment arm in the food and beverage sector, Vivartia SA, has an agreement to buy U.S. snack producer Nonnis Food Co., from majority owner Wind Point Partners, a private equity firm, for $320 million.
Pilgrim's Pride finds a new CEO
The board of directors at Pilgrim's Pride Corp., which claims to be the world's largest chicken company, March 5 unanimously elected J. Clinton Rivers, current COO, as president/CEO, effective immediately.
Rethinking the Meat-Guzzler
A SEA change in the consumption of a resource that Americans take for granted may be in store something cheap, plentiful, widely enjoyed and a part of daily life. And it isnt oil.
Tomato Lycopene May Affect the IGF-System
Results of a study published in the November 2007 American Journal of Clinical Nutrition suggest that supplementing the diet with tomato lycopene may interfere with the insulin-like growth factor (IGF) system and thereby possibly decrease cancer risk.