Canada's Omega Biotech, maker of the Protovin grape seed
antioxidant, has introduced its first cosmeceutical product this
month. The anti-aging cream is said to firm and brighten the skin
and can also repair damage.
The latest recall comes from Best Life International for its
dietary supplement Viga, promoted for increasing sexual
performance, which has been found to contain the unlabeled drug
The OMB this week urged the Departments of Health and Human
Services and USDA to revise dietary guidelines to reflect
information that omega-3 fatty acids may reduce the risk of
coronary heart disease.
Probiotics given to pregnant women and babies around the time of
childbirth could protect children from atopic eczema for up to four
years - two years longer than previously reported, researchers will
report in tomorrow's Lancet.
US Phytodyne and BASF Plant Science - the plant biotechnology
subsidiary of German chemical giant BASF, have signed a long-term
research collaboration focused on the development of a new soybean
transformation system to accelerate...
With coffee prices at a 30-year all time low, the International
Coffee Organisation and World Bank ended their round table last
week with a call to rich countries to share the burden of the
present coffee crisis.
Tagatose developer Spherix says that global drinks manufacturer
PepsiCo is exploring the use of the sweetener in several products,
including beverages. The firm has also received good news from
Australian and New Zealand foods regulatory...
Dutch firm Loders Croklaan Lipid Nutrition says a study on its
Clarinol conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) found that it improves
weight reduction and decreases the negative effects normally seen
in people on low-calorie diets.
Health, a driving force behind food innovation in general, is
nowhere more evident than in the yoghurt segment of the market. For
dairy food manufacturers looking to keep ahead of the game the
choice of ingredients is a crucial piece...