Oats

Healthy Fractions Of Oats Efficiently Developed For New Food Applications

VTT’s research scientist developed oat fractions with up to 56% beta-glucan content for food and nutraceutical products.

In his PhD thesis, Juhani Sibakov, MSc (Tech) from VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland developed methods to broaden the use of oats in, for example, snacks and…
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Health Benefits Of Oats And Barley To Be Brought To More Foods

New technologies may help food manufacturers more broadly utilize the many healthful benefits of oats and barley in a greater range of food products

N ew technologies may help food manufacturers more broadly utilize the many healthful benefits of oats and barley in a greater range of food…
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Slimfast Meal Bars Recalled

IRELAND – Unilever has withdrawn three varieties of Slimfast Meal Bars because some bars have been packed into incorrect boxes and therefore the allergen information on the boxes regarding peanut, wheat, oats and gluten may not match the product in the box.
This may make the products a…
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Unilever Withdraws Slimfast Meal Bars

UNITED KINGDOM – Unilever has withdrawn three varieties of Slimfast Meal Bars because some packs have been packed into incorrect boxes, and the presence of wheat and oats (gluten) and peanuts are not mentioned on the label. This makes the product a possible health risk for anyone who has…
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New reason to eat oats for heart health

Eleven top scientists from around the globe presented the latest findings on the powerful compounds found in oats in a scientific session titled,¬†Physicochemical Properties and Biological Functionality of Oats, at the 247th Annual Conference of the American Chemical Society in Dallas, TX. …
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