Your immunity may not be as strong as you think These days, catching a cold can sometimes be unavoidable. And we all need to work harder to make sure we’re staying ahead of the curve and self-isolating when appropriate. With the Winter season upon us, we often turn to antibiotics when things get worse. But … Continue reading Five tips on digestive health
The Connect Foods probiotic range contains the market leading shelf-stable probiotic, GanedenBC30 (BC30) that can survive freezing and boiling, making it an ideal addition for cooking, baking and roasting. Barak Begleiter and Tony Pountney, co-directors, Connect Foods: “We started Connect Foods to make healthy food accessible, affordable and most importantly delicious. With developments in probiotic … Continue reading Connect Foods releases probiotic food range
DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences has announced its intent to enter into a strategic collaboration with By-Health, a consumer health care company in China. The strategic collaboration would focus on research and development of probiotic dietary supplements with “new functions, new ingredients and new technologies,” including joint research on intestinal microecology and the development of new … Continue reading DuPont enters collaboration on probiotics with By-Health in China
DuPont Nutrition and Health and Eurofins have made headway in probiotic testing by developing strain-level identification assays. They are leading the way for industry-wide product integrity and label accuracy by using new technology to improve methods of strain identification. Eurofins will employ DuPont’s polymerase-chain-reaction genotyping assays to identify probiotics at the strain level in both … Continue reading Eurofins helps identify inaccuracies in probiotic labelling with DuPont assays
Morinaga Milk Industry has announced it has attained self-affirmed GRAS (generally recognised as safe) status in the United States for LAC-Shield, a unique immunogenic ingredient. This development opens the door for manufacturers of dietary supplements, functional foods and beverages in the US to include LAC-ShieldTM in products designed to enhance immune function. Thanks to mounting … Continue reading Japanese milk company immunogenic breakthrough
Chr. Hansen has launched a culture solution for kids’ drinking yogurt with the probiotic strain L. rhamnosus, LGG.
Researchers in Singapore have created a probiotic sour beer that incorporates a probiotic strain that neutralise toxins and viruses, and regulates the immune system.
Chr. Hansen has now expanded its strain library of potential microbiome modulating strains.
A new study published by Nestle in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology has shown that heat-treated probiotics can act on cells to provide a balance for the immune system.