News on Health and Nutrition from Denmark
Research: New method reveals whether your potato is organic or not
September 02, 2019Researchers at the University of Copenhagen have developed a new approach that helps public agencies and commercial interests combat fraudulently-labelled organic foods.
Novozymes launches thermostable Acrylaway highT for mitigation of acrylamide in even more food products
November 19, 2013Novozymes announced the launch of Acrylaway® HighT, the first thermostable solution that reduces acrylamide levels in food products that are typically processed at extremely high temperatures.
Denmark to abolish tax on high-fat foods
November 10, 2012The Danish government has said it intends to abolish a tax on foods which are high in saturated fats.
Denmark institutes fat tax
October 01, 2011Denmark is to introduce one of the world’s first-ever “fat taxes,” in a pioneering move to slim the country’s waistlines and combat heart disease. From this Saturday, the price of a pack of butter will soar by 50 cents, a bag of potato chips by 12 cen...
Denemarken wil verzadigd vet in voeding belasten
April 04, 2011Het Deense parlement heeft een heffing goedgekeurd op verzadigd vet in bepaalde levensmiddelen.
Petrol-Contaminated Potatoes Provoke Nationwide Products Recall in Denmark
January 18, 2008Danish Crown's subsidiary Tulip Food Company has had to recall a number of products from its frozen meal range due to some risk that the potatoes contained within them may have been contaminated with petrol, local media report. The potatoes used by Tu...
Novozymes launches Acrylaway to Reduce Acrylamide In Food
September 01, 2007Novozymes launches Acrylaway (asparaginase) to reduce acrylamide which is formed when starchy foods are baked, fried or toasted at high temperatures. Acrylamide is under suspicion of causing cancer. "It is a fundamental need for consumers and soc...