Rockefeller Foundation leads effort to cut food waste in half by 2030

In New York, The Rockefeller Foundation, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and a partnership of 10 private sector and...

Premature infants are healthier when fed more than usual

In Austria, a retrospective data analysis of premature babies by MedUni Vienna/Vienna General Hospital showed that more nutrition, especially more protein, significantly improved the...

USDA grants a license for the first monoclonal antibody therapy to control canine atopic...

In New Jersey, Zoetis Inc. announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture granted a license for CYTOPOINT, the first monoclonal antibody therapy approved to...

Burt’s Bees expands into nutrition

In North Carolina, popular lip balm and skincare maker Burt’s Bees has entered the plant-based functional food market with new protein shakes. Product launches include...

Everstone Group invests in Indian nutraceuticals leader

In India, The Everstone Group has invested $35 million to acquire a “significant minority stake” in nutraceuticals maker OmniActive Health Technologies. The shift in the...

Red meat has no effect on blood pressure and cholesterol according to Purdue study

In Indiana, Purdue University researchers found that consuming more than the daily recommended intake of red meat does not affect short-term cardiovascular disease risk...

DuPont Nutrition and Health sells DuPont Diagnostics to Hygiena

In California, Hygiena bought the DuPont Diagnostics food safety diagnostics business from DuPont Nutrition and Health. The acquisition includes all of DuPont Diagnostics business assets,...

Spanish algae consortium targets food, pigments

In Spain, a consortium has been formed with the aim of developing food compounds and pigments from algae. Dubbed “Algae for a Healthy World,” the...

DuPont receives Gates Foundation grant for protein-based biologic medicine development

In Delaware, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation provided a grant to DuPont Industrial Biosciences to create new production systems to enable affordable, protein-based...

Copia Agro & Food announces a new $50 million agriculture and food investment fund

In Israel, the Copia Agro & Food fund announced it is raising $50 million to expand its investments in agricultural and food projects developed...

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