Food design & research

Analysing food products with next generation sequencing

11 September, 2019

Lifeprint GmbH is using next generation sequencing to analyse genetic material DNA in food to detect contaminants and adulterations.


Personalised nutrition, how does it work?

06 September, 2019

We are entering an age where science and technology can help identify which foods can best help us manage our weight and overall health.


Thermo Scientific Orion Star T900 series automated titrators

01 September, 2019 | Supplied by: Thermo Fisher Scientific

The Thermo Scientific Orion Star T900 series of automated titrators offer an easy-to-use solution for potentiometric titration.


New research to save cows from M. bovis disease

28 August, 2019

Researchers are trying to determine if there is a better way to prioritise the investigation of farms infected by M. bovis, a disease affecting herds of cattle.


Apple-processing facility research to improve pathogen control

22 August, 2019

Three apple-processing facilities in the US, in which Listeria monocytogenes has been persistent, have been under research to improve pathogen control.


Low-calorie 'butter' made from 80% water

22 August, 2019

Scientists have developed an emulsion process that uses a 4:1 water-to-oil ratio to produce a product that mimics a creamy butter, the low-cal way.


UK has healthiest packaged food, says survey

21 August, 2019

A survey of food and drink products from around the world has found that the UK has the healthiest packaged consumables of the 12 countries and territories surveyed.


Healthy heart guidelines updated for meat, dairy and eggs

21 August, 2019

Unflavoured full-fat milk, yoghurt and cheese option added, egg limit lifted but red meat limit placed in the latest Heart Foundation healthy heart diet guidelines.


South Australia plans to lift GM food crops ban

20 August, 2019

The South Australian Government plans to lift the Genetically Modified Food Crops Moratorium on mainland South Australia, but retain it on Kangaroo Island.


High-fat diets and leaky gut bacteria can cause diabetes

16 August, 2019

New research has revealed that our dietary choices can impact our gut bacteria, leading to what researchers call a 'leaky gut' and insulin resistance.


UNSW unveils Microbiome Research Centre

14 August, 2019

The Microbiome Research Centre will research the effects of microbiota on gut health, and their links to diseases like obesity and diabetes.


Designing a better low-fat potato chip

09 August, 2019

From first bite to swallow, researchers have developed a technique to analyse potato chips' physical characteristics to help formulate a tastier low-fat snack.


Greening is killing citrus trees, but have we found a cure?

06 August, 2019

Greening is a deadly disease for citrus plants. Researchers have discovered an early detection method for it, potentially eradicating it before it spreads.


Counterfeit whiskies scotched by artificial tongue

06 August, 2019

An artificial 'tongue' that can tell the difference between varieties of scotch whisky could help researchers identify counterfeits.


New methodology set to simplify food quality control

01 August, 2019

Scientists have developed a new methodology for the simultaneous analysis of odorants and tastants, which they believe could simplify and accelerate the quality control of food in the future.


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