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Editor’s choice: Our roundup of the latest women’s health products around the world

Editor’s choice: Our roundup of the latest women’s health products around the world

2 Dec 2022

From botanicals to combat menopause symptoms to a hydration powder for mothers-to-be, here is our roundup of the most innovative new product launches within women’s health.

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Nestlé becomes latest brand to launch vegan version of foie gras

Nestlé becomes latest brand to launch vegan version of foie gras

1 Dec 2022

Foie gras, a traditional staple of Christmas dinner across France and other European countries, has long been a controversial delicacy. Now, Nestlé has become the latest company to create a cruelty-free vegan version under its Garden Gourmet brand.

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What can food manufacturers do to weather rising energy costs?

What can food manufacturers do to weather rising energy costs?

30 Nov 2022

Europe’s agri-food sector must take priority if governments start rationing gas supplies, say three trade associations have said. What can food manufacturers do to weather rising energy costs?

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Nestlé launches plant-based egg in Latin America

Nestlé launches plant-based egg in Latin America

29 Nov 2022

Nestlé has launched a powdered plant-based protein under its Mahler brand that consumers can add to egg dishes such as omelettes, allowing them to make dishes that are cheaper but still nutritious, it says.

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The prize no brand wants to win: 2022’s most misleading products

The prize no brand wants to win: 2022’s most misleading products

28 Nov 2022

Food industry watchdog Foodwatch is asking consumers to vote for 2022’s most misleading product. A high-sugar vitamin water and “artisan” salad made with artificial additives are among the nominees.

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Titanium dioxide still banned in Europe

Titanium dioxide still banned in Europe

25 Nov 2022

The EU Court of Justice has annulled the regulation that classifies titanium dioxide as a carcinogenic substance in certain conditions – but this does not impact its use as a food additive, which remains prohibited in the EU.

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Thanksgiving trends and new product launches

Thanksgiving trends and new product launches

24 Nov 2022

Cranberry cocktails, plant-based turkey, and a half-pumpkin and half-pecan pie are just some recent products launched in time for this year’s Thanksgiving, a traditional holiday in the US.

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Food brands are getting creative to help customers save

Food brands are getting creative to help customers save

23 Nov 2022

As consumers are hit by the cost-of-living crisis, retailers such as Tesco and Sainsbury’s in the UK and Target and Kroger in the US are rolling out various strategies to help people save money and reduce food waste.

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China bans celebrity endorsement of health and formula foods

China bans celebrity endorsement of health and formula foods

22 Nov 2022

China is to ban celebrity endorsement or advertising of certain products, completely banning high profile figures with “lapsed morals” as the country attempts to drive society towards “core socialist values”.

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EU lowers maximum levels for dioxins and dioxin-like PCBs in food

EU lowers maximum levels for dioxins and dioxin-like PCBs in food

21 Nov 2022

The European Commission (EC) has moved to lower maximum levels for dioxins and dioxin-like polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) found in foodstuffs produced in or imported into the EU.

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FDA in ‘critical milestone’ for cell-cultured meat in US

FDA in ‘critical milestone’ for cell-cultured meat in US

18 Nov 2022

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has completed its first pre-market consultation of a cell-cultured chicken product made by UPSIDE Foods, a development that has been hailed a “critical and inspiring milestone in the history of cultivated meat”...

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Plant-based brand launches beet jerky

Plant-based brand launches beet jerky

17 Nov 2022

Theo’s Plant-Based has launched beet Jerky, a vegetable-based beef jerky alternative, made with organic beetroot and spices that taps into a cleaner, sustainable food system preferred by consumers.

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