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Trial for nutraceutical rich supplement

US company Genetic Services Management, Inc. (GSM) has formulated a dietary supplement that is comprised of 14 different nutraceuticals, each with individually published evidence for...

Athletes warned to avoid dietary supplements

U.S. athletes were warned recently by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency to avoid dietary supplements offered at training centres before the Salt Lake City Olympics, an...

Croda Oleochemicals launches new look

Croda's European Oleochemicals division has launched its second-generation website. The customer-focused site has been redesigned to increase communication with the company's key business markets. A...

Funding to ensure correct supplement labelling

As part of a new bill that passed on October 26 in the US, $1 million (1.15 million euros) was appropriated to ensure that proper...

Health products meet Norwegian nutraceuticals

Desert Health Products, Inc. announced this week that it has entered into a five-year exclusive distribution agreement with Trim & Fit International as, a Norwegian...

Nutrition bars fail label claims

More than 60 per cent of nutrition bars tested in a recent survey failed to live up to their label claims, independent researcher ConsumerLab.com reports...

DSEA joins forces with nutrition think tank

The Dietary Supplement Education Alliance™ (DSEA™) announced recently that they have joined forces with IMAGINutrition, Inc., a nutrition technology innovation and research think tank, to...

Glyconutrient receives Australian patent

The Australian Patent Office issued patent #734,183 to Mannatech Inc. for a glyconutrient blend for use as a nutritional supplement, the company reports this week....

Penton Media reports revenue loss

Leading US health media company Penton Media, Inc reported revenues of $61.5 million (67.9 million euros) for the third quarter ended September 30. Penton announced...

Zinc and antioxidants to combat AMD

High levels of antioxidants and zinc significantly reduce the risk of advanced age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and its associated vision loss, researchers report this week....

Dietary supplements covered by health insurance, new moves

The U.S. Senate is taking new steps to ensure that vitamins, minerals, herbs, and specialty supplements, like prescription drugs, will be covered by health insurance...

S.Black introduces active ingredient for cosmetics

UK ingredients supplier S. Black Limited announced recently the introduction of Ectoin from Merck KGaA, an active ingredient for the cosmetic industry. RonaCare™ Ectoin claims...

New products and intensive marketing to boost Ocean Spray

Gazing out over the flooded field at Four-Mile Brook in the historic seaside town of Plymouth, Ben Gilmore sees more than just a few thousand...

Zinc and antioxidants combat AMD

High levels of antioxidants and zinc significantly reduce the risk of advanced age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and its associated vision loss, US researchers report this...

US nutrition bars fail label claims

More than 60 per cent of nutrition bars tested in a recent survey failed to live up to their label claims, independent researcher ConsumerLab.com reports...

DMV USA opens state-of-the-art lactoferrin plant

Food technology company aLF Ventures, LLC, a partnership between Farmland National Beef Packing Company L.P. and ingredients specialists DMV USA, this week opened N-terminus, a...

Consumers still confused about lactose intolerance

Results of a recent survey reveal that people in the United States who have dairy digestive problems are still confused about their condition. Although 95...

NZ gov to end GMO trial ban

The New Zealand government will next week end a 16-month ban on new "field" trials of genetically-modified organisms (GMO), despite opposition from a key political...

Breakfast bars should not replace breakfast, warns Commission

Breakfast bars could be a nutrition nightmare according to a survey published this week by the Food Magazine , the printed publication for the UK...

Biotechnology - is overregulation its own enemy?

The last two decades have been the best of times and the worst oftimes for biotechnology applied to agriculture and food production- stunning scientifically, dismal...

Coffee increases bone loss in elderly women

Bone loss in heavy coffee drinking elderly women may be greater than their non-drinking friends, a new study suggests. As part of a larger long-term...

Sensus expands inulin production

In response to increasing demand for Frutafit® inulin, Dutch ingredients company Sensus is to expand its manufacturing capacity in Roosendaal, The Netherlands from a few...

GBI launches new magnesium supplement

Israeli ingredients company Gadot Biochemical Industries Ltd. announced this week that it has developed a new, highly bioavailable, soluble magnesium supplement based on citric acid....

US optimistic over China soybean trade dispute

The Bush administration is "hopeful" that a trade dispute with China that has disrupted exports of U.S. soybeans will be resolved soon, U.S. Agriculture Secretary...

Warning over irradiated food supplements

The UK Food Commission on Tuesday issued a warning that two leading UK health food companies are continuing to sell irradiated food supplements. The warning...

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