Nestlé invests $145 million in Aimmune to develop multiple food allergy therapies

In Switzerland, Nestlé Health Science invested $145 million in Aimmune Therapeutics to accelerate the development of innovative oral immunotherapy biologics designed to desensitize people...

Ginkgo Bioworks and Robertet produce cultured flavor and fragrance ingredients at scale

In Massachusetts, Ginkgo Bioworks and Robertet USA announced the successful commercial-scale fermentation of a key flavor and fragrance ingredient. Ginkgo and Robertet are driving...

Prediabetes risk increases by 46 percent with daily sugary, but not diet soda, drink...

In Massachusetts, Tufts University researchers published an epidemiological analysis showing a 46 percent higher risk of developing prediabetes for adult Americans who regularly consumed...

Allrecipes.com and Amazon Fresh partner for home delivery of recipe ingredients

In Washington, Meredith Corporation announced that Allrecipes.com will feature AmazonFresh within the site's top recipes to enable home cooks to purchase a recipe's ingredients...

Otsuka buys Daiya Foods to expand plant-based food products

In Canada, Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. acquired Daiya Foods Inc. a privately held Vancouver-based company specializing in the manufacture of plant-based foods. The 405 million...

Arzeda raises $12 million to rewrite the software of life

In Washington, Arzeda raised $12 million in Series A funding to accelerate the scale-up of Arzeda’s advanced protein design technology that can deliver revolutionary...

Zipongo acquires FillMyFork to make purchasing healthy food easier

In California, Zipongo acquired FillMyFork as a complimentary expansion of its Food Benefits Management offering to health plans, employers and health systems. Zipongo and FillMyFork...

50 billion friendly bacteria in new probiotics from DuPont and Healthspan

In the United Kingdom, DuPont Nutrition & Health and Healthspan Limited announced the development of Super 50 Pro, a live bacteria supplement designed to...

Vegetarian diets double weight loss and improve the metabolism of Type 2 diabetics

In England, seventy-four subjects with type 2 diabetes were randomly assigned to follow either a vegetarian diet or a conventional anti-diabetic diet. The vegetarian...

Eating more fat, fruits and vegetables and less carbohydrates lowers your risk of death

In Canada, a diet which includes a moderate intake of fat and fruits and vegetables, and avoidance of high carbohydrates, is associated with lower...

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