Glenview, IL, United States

Mead Johnson Nutrition Company

www.meadjohnson.com
Glenview, IL, United States

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The present disclosure is directed to methods for i) promoting gut regeneration, ii) promoting gut maturation and/or adaptation, iii) supporting gut barrier resistance and/or iv) protecting gut barrier function in a pediatric subject comprising administering to the pediatric subject a composition comprising an effective amount of a soluble mediator preparation derived from a late-exponential growth phase of a probiotic batch-cultivation process, such as Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG (LGG). The present methods advantageously provide the gut-protection benefits of LGG soluble mediators without introducing live bacterial culture to individuals with impaired gut barrier function. In some embodiments, the pediatric subject has impaired gut barrier function and/or short bowel syndrome. The present disclosure in other embodiments, directed methods for reducing visceral pain in a pediatric subject comprising administering to the pediatric subject a composition comprising an effective amount of a soluble mediator preparation from a late-exponential growth phase of a probiotic batch-cultivation process, such as LGG.


Patent
Mead Johnson Nutrition Company | Date: 2015-11-09

Provided are nutritional compositions containing dietary butyrate. The nutritional compositions may exhibit additive or synergistic beneficial health effects when consumed. Further provided are methods for improving the shelf-stability and/or organoleptic properties of nutritional compositions including dietary butyrate.


Patent
Mead Johnson Nutrition Company | Date: 2015-09-25

A nutritional compositions in a compressed solid form comprising about 5 to about 35% by weight of protein, about 5 to about 50% by weight percent of fat, and about 40 to about 70% by weight percent of carbohydrate, wherein the compressed solid form is readily dissolvable in water and has a moisture level of 4 to 17%. The nutritional composition, in certain embodiments, eliminates the need for scooping powder into narrow bottles, eliminates the need for transportation of loose powders for later reconstitution, and provides more precise serving sizes to ensure proper delivery of nutrients per feeding, while remaining readily dissolvable upon contact with a liquid. The disclosure further provides process for preparing a nutritional composition in a compressed solid form comprising cooling a powdered nutritional composition, contacting the cooled powdered nutritional composition with moisture, compressing the powdered nutritional composition under pressure, and drying the nutritional composition.


Patent
Mead Johnson Nutrition Company | Date: 2015-11-02

A scoop for dispensing particulate material. The scoop includes a bucket and a magnetic handle. The scoop may magnetically couple with a metallic seal, a container sidewall, or a closure. In one embodiment, the handle may be constructed of magnetic materials, such as ferromagnetic powder. In another embodiment, the handle may include a magnetic strip thereon. The scoop may be combined with an associated container, such that the scoop is used to dispense particulate material from the container.


Patent
Mead Johnson Nutrition Company | Date: 2015-12-04

A method and apparatus for powder dosing a nutritional composition may include a container body and a closure removably coupled to the container body. A nutritive substance may be retained between an upper portion of the container body and the closure. The nutritive substance may be released and mixed with the contents of the container body prior to consumption. The nutritive substance may be sealed prior to use in order to prevent contamination of the nutritive substance.


Patent
Mead Johnson Nutrition Company | Date: 2017-02-21

A composition comprising a culture supernatant from a late-exponential growth phase of a batch-cultivation process for a probiotic such as LGG, for use in the treatment or prevention of infection by a pathogen such as C. sakazakii.


Patent
Mead Johnson Nutrition Company | Date: 2015-12-04

Provided are nutritional compositions comprising a combination of a probiotic, dietary butyrate and/or a component for stimulating butyrate production in the human gut. Further disclosed are methods of accelerating tolerance to cows milk allergy in a pediatric subject by providing said nutritional compositions to a target subject.


The present disclosure relates to the use of nutritional compositions including lactoferrin produced by a non-human source in supporting resistance to diseases or conditions caused by bacterial and viral pathogens.


Patent
Mead Johnson Nutrition Company | Date: 2016-02-01

Provided are nutritional compositions including a component for stimulating butyrate production in the human gut and/or dietary butyrate. Further disclosed are methods of reducing allergic reaction and promoting tolerance to cows milk allergy in a pediatric subject by providing said nutritional compositions to a target subject.


Patent
Mead Johnson Nutrition Company | Date: 2015-06-02

Disclosed are nutritional compositions for pediatric subjects, such as childrens nutritional products and infant formulas, which include a protein or protein equivalent source, a fat, a carbohydrate, and a spore-forming probiotic.

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