Newsletter | January 23, 2009

01.23.2009 -- Food Ingredients Online Newsletter: Working With New Congress On Food Issues

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AFFI Looks Forward To Working With New Congress On Food Issues
Recently, American Frozen Food Institute (AFFI) Interim President Robert L. Garfield urged Members of the 111th Congress to address critical food safety and nutrition issues that impact the daily lives of all Americans. Garfield expressed interest in working with all Legislators to ensure Americans continue to enjoy the safest food supply in the world, and have access to frozen food in all federal nutrition programs.

Digestive And Stomach Disorders Respond To Unique Super Food
RingingCedarsofRussia.org released research this month demonstrating why the cold pressed oil of Siberian Cedar nuts, also known as Pinus Sibirica, has been considered an ancient super food. In a clinical trial conducted by Professor A. B. Krivosheev from the City Clinical Hospital of Novosibirsk # 1 with wild harvested, cold pressed, extra virgin Siberian pine nut oil, very favorable results were found.

Medisyn Technologies Collaborates with Kraft Foods to Drive Discovery of Effective Bioactive Ingredients Suitable for Food Use
Medisyn Technologies, Inc., announced today a research and licensing collaboration with Kraft Foods Global Inc. to discover effective bioactive ingredients suitable for food use. The work, which began in December, 2008, utilizes Medisyn's Forward Engineering™ technology platform to identify, analyze and optimize promising bioactive compounds. This technology accurately predicts how a compound will behave based on its structure, greatly streamlining the discovery and development process of food ingredients that can be used to provide.

Triple B Corporation dba S.T. Produce Issues Allergy Alert On Undeclared Allergens Walnuts And Almonds In Parfait Products
Triple B Corporation dba S.T. Produce, Seattle, WA is initiating a voluntary recall of the below listed Charlie's brand yogurt parfait products because they contain undeclared walnuts and almonds. People who have allergies to walnuts or almonds run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

Kellogg Company Announces Precautionary Hold On Austin And Keebler Branded Peanut Butter Sandwich Crackers
Kellogg Company today announced it has taken the precautionary measure of putting a hold on Austin® and Keebler® branded toasted peanut butter sandwich crackers, peanut butter and jelly sandwich crackers, cheese and peanut butter sandwich crackers, and peanut butter-chocolate sandwich crackers.

Allied Bakeries Co-brands With MEG-3
Ocean Nutrition Canada Limited (ONC), supplier of MEG-3 brand Omega-3 EPA/DHA from fish oil to the food and dietary supplement industries, is pleased to announce that Allied Bakeries has re-launched their ‘Kingsmill 50/50 with Omega 3' packaging and have included the MEG-3 brand.

Micronized Resveratrol & Tween 80 Herbal Dietary Supplement Introduced By RevGenetics
RevGenetics, a company dedicated to developing and advancing herbal products for overall health, announces the availability of its latest resveratrol supplement, the Nitro250. A RevGenetics exclusive, the supplement is designed to provide consumers greater absorption benefits than other supplements that do not use micronized resveratrol and do not use an emulsified liquid delivery system*. Nitro250 is composed of micronized resveratrol and Tween 80 (a registered trademark of ICI Americas, Inc.)

Campbell Partners With USDA To Help Put MyPyramid Dietary Recommendations Into Action
Campbell Soup Company is helping people to make healthier food choices with a new web application designed to personalize the government's dietary recommendations from MyPyramid. The new online calculator was created by Campbell as part of its ongoing effort to support the MyPyramid Corporate Challenge — a Government/Science/Industry effort to educate the public on balanced eating and physical activity in an effort to help combat obesity.

Featured Products
NUTRIOSE® Soluble Fiber
NUTRIOSE® products are dextrins made from wheat or corn starch that contain more indigestible links than traditional starches or maltodextrins.

R190-FT Single-Sided Rotary Tablet Press
For over 80 years, Courtoy has been designing, building and servicing superior and versatile rotary tablet presses for the pharmaceutical and other industries. As a leader in technology and product innovation we have developed.

MALTISORB® Maltitol
MALTISORB® maltitol is the bulk sweetener of choice to replace sugar in a wide variety of food applications to obtain healthy alternatives offering reduced sugar and reduced calories with minimal reformulation while retaining the great taste consumers expect.

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