A large part of the bacteria living on our skin, is not located at the surface, but in the deeper skin layers.
Researchers of UMC St Radboud found this, in cooperation with their colleagues from NIZO food research in Ede and Wageningen University. They also found remarkable differences between men and woman in the bacterial composition of the deeper skin layer.
Read the article on Nu.nl (in Dutch).
NIZO researchers claim to have found a way to reduce the salt content of sausages and other processed meat by at least 15% while retaining the same saltiness perception – by making them juicier.
Read the article on Foodnavigator.com.
NIZO was founded in 1948 to provide research and technical expertise to the Dutch dairy industry. It has now branched out to service the whole of the food sector and has even recently expanded its activities to include the personal case, pharma and non-food industries.
Read the article in The British Society Of Flavourists
Exposing healthy people to modified pathogens in a controlled clinical trial setting could be an exciting new way for industry to overcome the challenges of health claim substantiation, says Nizo Food Research expert.
Watch the video on Nutraingredients.com.
Companies and institutions in the Netherlands thrive on innovation.
Renowned Dutch trend watcher Adjiedj Bakas recently turned his attention to nutrition with his latest book “The Future of Food.” He believes this future includes more functional foods and a move toward personalized foods.
Read the article on Siteselection.com
Dairy takes new step in food safety
In the dairy industry processes are so well mastered that one can ask what the surplus value is of a number of legally binding microbiological analyses. Are analyses useful when abnormalities are never found? And they occur, how should they be interpreted?
Read the article in VMT (Dutch)
The instrument that a consortium of Dutch companies and universities will be developing for the systematic analysis of world wide scientific literature, will focus predominantly on dairy. There is also a lot of interest from the dairy industry, says fellow initiator NIZO food research. The Text Analysis Tool will enable the combination of existing knowledge, leading to new insights and roads to innovations.
Read the article on zuivelzicht.nl (Dutch)