Sabinsa gets patent for cosmeceutical ingredient
Sabinsa Corporation announced it has received a patent for the
process and cosmeceutical application of a solvent-free
policosanol, the company says is relevant given tightening
environmental standards for the industry.
Low B6 intake linked to colorectal cancer study
Low intake of vitamin B6 may increase a man's risk of colorectal
cancer by 31 per cent, suggests a study from Japan.
Shuster Labs offers testing for Chinese sourcing
Yet another company is promoting its ability to help dietary
supplement manufacturers ensure their imported ingredients are
safe, following safety issues with products of Chinese origin.
Raisio mulls Nokia mill closure
Raisio has revealed that it is considering shutting down its grain
mill in Nokia, Finland, to raise profitability in the face of
changing market conditions.
Advitech enters France and Belgium via pharma
Canadian supplier Advitech has announced it is taking its psoriasis
product Dermylex to France and Belgium through a distribution
agreement with a pharmaceutical corporation, Iprad Santé S.A.
Roasted soybean targets 'beany-free' snacks
A roasted soybean, made from a newly-available soybean variety,
claims to allow snack manufacturers to develop products with less
of a beany taste.
Burgundy protects botanical extract process
Burgundy has secured a patent for its botanical extract products
IridoForce and UTIrose which will help it to extend its presence in
the joint health and urinary health markets.
Probiotics may cut diarrhoea amongst the elderly
Probiotic-containing drinks may help reduce diarrhoea among older
people receiving antibiotics, reports new research that could offer
savings to public health services.
Gut health protein and peptide study begins
The potential uses of proteins and peptides to improve gut health
are to be explored through an industry-led collaborative project
launched by Leatherhead Food International today.
DSM unveils 100m profit plan for nutritional products
DSM has today announced a major improvement package to boost profit
margins of its nutritional products division by €100m, which is
aimed at offsetting costs tied-up with acquiring Roche vitamins in
IP enforcement and how to corner the market
Several recent Supreme Court decisions relative to patent issues
have generated media attention and will have implications
for nutraceutical companies seeking to protect their technologies.
Sea buckthorn may cut inflammation, CVD
Regular consumption of sea buckthorn berries reduced levels of a
protein that is associated with inflammation, diabetes and heart
disease, say Finnish scientists.
Cranberries may fight ulcer-causing bacteria in humans
Cranberry juice may enhance the power of antibiotics to clear the
stomach of women of a bacteria known to cause ulcers and cancer,
new research reports.
Raisio halts Russian margarine production
Raisio is to cease production of margarine at its plant in Istra,
Russia from September, when it will transfer the operation to a
subcontractor in an effort to reduce over-capacity and boost
Codex to consider international food safety standards
International food safety standards on fish, eggs and infant
formulas are likely to be adopted next week at the annual meeting
of the Codex Alimentarius Commission.