Industry's demand for quality, standardized herbal extracts will
continue to drive new cultivation projects that will also ensure
the sustainability of plant species and biodiversity, claims a
Health ingredients firm Acatris has developed a directly
compressible version of its SoyLife brand soy isoflavone
ingredient, designed to remove some of the hurdles for companies
looking to offer isoflavone capsules or tablets.
Russian authorities are set to readmit Polish dairy exports,
according to unconfirmed reports appearing in the Polish press last
week, but will this be enough to satisfy overseas investors?
asks Tom Armitage.
Israel-based LycoRed said last week that its lycopene-rich tomato
powder has been self-affirmed as GRAS (Generally Recognized As
Safe) by an independent panel, paving the way for its use in
More than three-quarters of two to five-year-olds are not getting
enough fiber, suggests an analysis by US researchers, who call on
parents to give their children more whole-grain products and
Scientists in the US are attempting to find a cost-effective and
environmentally friendly means of separating rice's starch and
protein, increasingly important ingredients in health-conscious
Researchers are advising parents and educators to teach teenagers
how to interpret nutritional facts labels on foods, after a study
in the Journal of Adolescent Health indicated that those who
read them do not necessarily follow a...