EU dairy and beverage manufacturers may have access to another form of the dietary fibre methylcellulose, which induces feelings of fullness ¬– or satiety – if a novel foods application by Dow Wolff Cellulosics (DWC) succeeds.
The UK Food Standards Agency (FSA) has developed guidance on edible and non-toxic glitters and dusts, in order to help food businesses and consumers in the UK to safely use glitters and dusts with food.
Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL), India's leading fast-moving consumer goods company, has launched Cup-a-Soup, under its Knorr brand. The new product is a cheaper soup variant and is priced at INR12 ($0.24).
Chinese authorities have seized nearly 3,200 tons of reprocessed oil, which was made from dumped animal fat and sold as edible oil. The police have arrested about 100 suspects for manufacturing the illegal oil.