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Dietary Protein Consumption

Dietary Protein Consumption

COMMON MYTHS REGARDING dietary protein were a key focus of the presentation, titled “New News About Protein: How Much is Too Much…and Not Enough,” provided by Steve Hertzler, Ph.D., RD, Sr. Scientist, Clinical Research, Abbott Nutrition. “Can protein give you energy?”...

Dairy Proteins Market, Applications

Dairy Proteins Market, Applications

THE DAIRY INGREDIENT SECTOR remains a dynamic and crucial source of proteins for foods and beverages. The global market for dairy proteins includes many mature ingredients. “However, it is the newer ingredients, such as native whey, micellar casein and peptides, that...

Keto-friendly Food Development

Keto-friendly Food Development

DAVID PLANK, A SENIOR RESEARCH FELLOW at the University of Minnesota and Managing Principal of WRSS Food and Nutrition Insights, offered valuable insights into developing keto-friendly food products in his presentation titled “Product Challenges in the Development of...

Protein Quality Measurements, Claims

Protein Quality Measurements, Claims

INITIALLY, PROTEIN ASSESSMENT involves gathering evidence necessary to support protein claims on food labels. In his presentation titled “The Impact of Processing on Protein Quality Measurements: Implications for Protein Content Claims,” James D. House, Ph.D., of the...

High Protein Labeling Regulations

High Protein Labeling Regulations

EMERGING HIGH PROTEIN-BASED FOODS could trigger implications under existing U.S. Federal Standards of Identity (SOI) regarding high protein labeling regulations, explained Jessica O’Connell, Partner with the international law firm, Covington & Burling LLP, in her...

Hot Issues in Protein Regulations Presentation

Hot Issues in Protein Regulations Presentation

The naming of products using novel and/or plant-based protein sources has been a top focus of federal and state regulators in the past few years. This presentation explored the federal regulatory framework at both FDA and USDA, recent actions at the federal and state...

Protein Foods Development Challenges Presentation

Protein Foods Development Challenges Presentation

Formulating new food products with a high-protein and keto-friendly profile presents unique challenges for delivering the flavor and nutrition profiles expected by a discerning and expanding consumer market. Beyond the challenges of achieving the taste and texture to...

Accuracy in Protein Labeling: Following the Letter of the Law

Accuracy in Protein Labeling: Following the Letter of the Law

WHEN IT COMES TO labeling, or more specifically, accuracy in protein labeling given the litigious society we live in, food and ingredient manufacturers have more to worry about than government oversight from the FDA and FTC. “The FDA looks at your labeling; the FTC...

Proteins for Health

Proteins for Health

Proteins for Health: Issues, Updates and Opportunities University of Minnesota nutrition and food science Professor Joanne Slavin addressed the comparative qualities of plant and animal proteins by highlighting some stark implications for product developers and vegans...

Consumer Demand, Health & Proteins

Consumer Demand, Health & Proteins

  Consumer Demand, Health & Proteins Consumers are bringing nutrient-dense foods into their diets based on what they think will make them healthier. Kara Nielsen, Innova Market Insights, sees protein as a driving force in these product purchases. This is...

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