Drinking sugary beverages every day nearly triples the risk of stroke and dementia

In Massachusetts, researchers reported that Framingham Heart Study data has shown that frequent consumption of sugary beverages such as sodas and fruit juices is...

Unilever acquires Sir Kensington’s sustainably-sourced condiment business

In New Jersey, Unilever signed an agreement to acquire Sir Kensington’s, a New York-based maker of condiments sold in the organic and natural marketplace....

Youngevity launches Super Greens phytonutrient supplement

In California, Youngevity International, Inc. debuted Super Greens, its first phytonutrition, fermented whole food product. Phytonutrients are the natural matrix of vitamins and minerals...

Emulate to qualify Organs-on-Chips as toxicology testing platforms

In Massachusetts, Emulate, Inc. entered into a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Office of Foods and Veterinary...

TerraVia receives FDA generally recognized as safe letter for Algae Butter

In California, TerraVia Holdings, Inc. received a generally recognized as safe no questions letter from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its Algae...

Yelp and Marble use robots to deliver food in San Francisco

In California, Yelp partnered with Marble, a San Francisco robotics company, to test robot delivery for Yelp Eat24 diners in the Mission and Potrero...

The Beyond Burger goes to Hong Kong

In California, Beyond Meat announced the international launch of The Beyond Burger at the in-store bistro of Hong Kong’s Green Common’s Harbour City and...

General Mills invests $3 million in superfood maker Purely Elizabeth

In Colorado, 301 INC, the General Mills venturing unit, invested $3 million in Purely Elizabeth, a natural foods company known for creating nutrient-dense granola,...

Royal DSM opens advanced biotechnology R & D center in Delft

In the Netherlands, Royal DSM opened a new state-of-the-art biotechnology facility in Delft to accelerate DSM’s biotechnology research and development capabilities for applications in...

Eating peanuts with meals is good for your heart

In Pennsylvania, eating peanuts with a meal may help protect against cardiovascular diseases, according to findings reported by Penn State researchers in the current...

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