Acrylamide levels ‘do not increase concern about human health’

A new Food Standards Agency (FSA) study shows an upward trend in acrylamide levels in processed cereal based baby foods (excluding rusks) but a reduction in other products, such as pre-cooked French fries, potato products for home cooking and bread.

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Healthy diet can improve behaviour of children with ADHD

Eating more healthily can improve the behaviour of children with ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) if therapy and medication fails to work, according to a new study. Researchers said that there was conflicting evidence on the impact of supplements and restricted diets for people suffering from ADHD – and in

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Global additives market on the up

Global sales of food and drink additives reached £17.3 billion last year, according to a new report. The best performing sectors include enzymes, acidulants and hydrocolloids, says Leatherhead Food Research’s report The Global Food Additives Market, with a growing demand for low fat, salt and sugar products – as well

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