A conference geared for executives in the dietary supplement
industry has scheduled a speaker from FDA to take questions on many
of the currently pending regulatory issues, such as GMPs and
ephedra, expected to reach conclusion in...
A diet high in magnesium may help prevent the development of type 2
diabetes, especially in people who are overweight, suggests
evidence reported in two new studies out next month. The findings
add weight to theories that vitamins...
People who eat a lot of seafood may be less likely to suffer from
bipolar disorders, say researchers, who report that their findings
support the ongoing research into the effect of omega-3 fatty acids
on mental disease.
The movement of foodstuffs within the European boundaries will be
changed forever once the next step towards an enlarged Europe takes
place. Food and Life Sciences lawyer Raymond O’Rourke takes us
through a detailed look at some of...
Obese men with prostate cancer are more likely to have aggressive
tumors and to experience cancer recurrence after surgery compared
to men of normal weight or those who are overweight but not obese,
according to two new studies.
Women who eat tomato products regularly may be at lower risk of
heart disease, suggests a new study that has linked higher blood
levels of the tomato compound lycopene to reduced risk of the
chronic disease in women subjects.
A researcher at the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute
(UPCI) has received a $1.7 million grant from the National Cancer
Institute to study prostate cancer prevention by phytochemicals
found in broccoli.
German chemicals group Degussa said today it has sold its remaining
49-per cent share in Sudsalz to SWS-Alpensalz, a wholly-owned
subsidiary of Südwestdeutsche Salzwerke (SWS), based in Heilbronn,
Germany. The divestment is part of...
In response to an increasing worldwide demand for pectin, Danish
ingredients company Danisco is to expand its Czech production
capacity by 40 per cent to accommodate an expected growth rate of
5-6 per cent on the world market.
In a bid to reinforce customer relations in Latin America, the
dairy ingredients business unit of DSM Food Specialties' has
expanded its presence in Latin America with the opening of a new
sales and customer services office in...