The growing organic business is gaining more attention from food
manufacturers. In an effort to understand better the benefits of
such products, Dean Foods and its WhiteWave Foods division have
donated $100,000 to the Organic Center...
The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) is actively
discouraging the dietary supplements industry from resuming sales
of ephedra products following the court ruling that the FDA failed
to prove that a daily dosage of 10mg...
Black cohosh, a plant commonly used by breast cancer patients to
alleviate the menopause-like side effects of therapy, may alter the
effects anticancer drugs, suggests a study carried out at Yale
School of Medicine.
Unigen Pharmaceuticals has been granted a composition of matter and
usage patent for aloesin and aloeresin A, antioxidant aloe
chromones that are contained in its Pervarin and Aloewhite
commercial raw materials, writes Jess Halliday.
Global supplement maker and marketer NBTY has failed to maintain
the momentum with which it started fiscal 2005, reporting a net
income of $20.87 million in the second quarter - just over half the
figure for the prior year period.
Microalgae producers Cyanotech and Earthrise Nutritionals have
signaled their surprise that spirulina was excluded from a recent
study suggesting that a potential toxin known as BMAA is present in
diverse groups of cyanobacteria,...