Balchem reported a small rise in net sales, up 3 per cent, during
the first quarter of 2003, although sales in its Encapsulated
products segment dropped, owing to the current difficult economy
for the food industry.
Canadian firm Forbes Medi-Tech has issued a statement saying that
Pan Pharmaceuticals, involved in a major product recall in
Australia, plays no part in the manufacturing of its Reducol
ingredient. Forbes also sold its ADD business...
Vienna, Austria is the setting for the upcoming Cordia EuropaBio
Convention, designed to encourage the sharing of the latest
knowledge on harmonisation and integration in the field of
biotechnology, and foster a debate between industrial...
Substituting sesame oil for other cooking oils appears to help
reduce high blood pressure and lower the amount of medication
needed to control hypertension, Indian researchers reported in the
The US Food and Drug Administration has released a statement on the
National Academy of Sciences' report, 'Scientific Criteria to
Ensure Safe Food'. The report has been received as a reinforcement
of the FDA's...
Body weight is directly associated with mortality from cancer, US
researchers report, suggesting that overweight and obesity could
account for up to 20 per cent of all deaths from cancer in American