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USDA Accepted Dairy Seal Studies focus on probiotic benefits • A clinical trial in Australia involved Howaru Protect (Lb. acidophilus and Bif. lactis), which are probiotic strains from DuPont Nutrition & Health. The Australian Institute of Sport and Griffith University conducted the study in which 263 adults received Howaru Protect or a placebo for 150 days. People who took Howaru Protect saw a significant reduction in the number of days experiencing cold-associated and flu-associated symptoms. Howaru Protect is available for use in North America in such applications as beverages, confectionery, dairy, frozen desserts, nutritional bars, nutritional drinks and milk powder formulas, said Peggy Steele, global business director, food and beverage probiotics, for DuPont Nutrition & Health, and based in Madison, Wis. • Recent research has shown Lallemand’s Probio’Stick (L. helveticus R052 and B. longum March 20, 2012 - The United States Department of Agriculture, Marketing and Regulatory Programs, Agricultural Marketing Service has awarded an Equipment Acceptance Certificate to Cinchseal® for its new Dairy Seal. The new seal is in compliance with USDA Dairy Equipment Guidelines. The new seal is accepted for use in dairy plants that are accepted for the USDA Dairy Accepted Plant Survey Program. These seals are suited for manual cleaning only. • Stops product leaks and eliminates housekeeping issues • Improved safety and housekeeping • Shaft wear eliminated • Reduces unscheduled down time eliminated • Faster and more efficient sanitary cleaning • Eliminates batch contamination • No mechanical adjustments needed once installed CinchSeal • 731 Hylton Road • Pennsauken, NJ • 08110 856.662.5162 • 856.662.5264 • ingredient & blending R175) may reduce physiological symptoms associated with chronic stress, including abdominal pain and nausea, and it also may reduce signs of anxiety and depression. • The British Journal of Nutrition soon will publish a study on probiotic strains BB-12 (Bifidobacterium animalis ssp. lactis) and LGG (Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG) from Chr. Hansen. In the study at Framingham State University in Framingham, Mass., 198 college students took either a placebo or a powder blend containing the two probiotic strains. The median duration of upper respiratory infections was shorter by 2 days with probiotics versus placebo. More modest, the probiotics group missed 0.2 fewer school days compared to the placebo group. FBN the solution. one stop shopping national distribution B.C. Williams Bakery Service BCW Food Products 800.527.4104 a baking tradition since 1935. October 9, 2012 FOODBUSINESS NEWS ® 41

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Food Business News - October 9, 2012
Unilever may put Skippy brand up for sale
Fruit prices on the rise
Bio-engineering on the ballot in California
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Editorial - Instant noodles as single food product success
Snyder’s-Lance expands distribution in southwest U.S.
American Sugar buys majority of Belize Sugar Industries
F.A.O. Food Price Index rises in September
Sunland peanut butter recall expands
RAND study shows rapid rise of morbid obesity
Dean puts Morningstar Foods on the trading block
Chiquita Brands names Edward Lonergan as c.e.o.
Smart Balance unveils new name, new structure
Clarkson Grain acquires US Soy
Alpina opens yogurt facility in New York
Chris Solly to c.e.o. of Ehrmann USA
ConAgra to expand frozen meals production
Campbell Soup closing two facilities
Jack Link’s acquiring Nebraska facility
New Kraft seeks to unlock ‘true potential'
Mondelez establishes global ambitions
August Restaurant Performance Index rises
Hershey to source 100% certified cocoa by 2020
Kroger introducing ‘Simple’ brands
Environmental claims to face greater scrutiny
Health and Wellness - Sodium reduction remains a priority
Ingredient Innovations - GRAS for probiotics seen as step toward market acceptance
Studies focus on probiotic benefits
New Food Products
Ingredient Market Trends
Ingredient Markets
Supplier Innovations and News
Ad Index
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Food Business News - October 9, 2012