Are organic foods healthier? The sad truth is that nearly 100,000 studies later, we just don't know. Meanwhile, this lack of certainty presents major business opportunities for the organic food industry.
Industry has responded positively to Wednesday’s Senate meeting on food supplements for the elderly, with its concerns about the need to increase FDA funding given a good hearing along with its affirmation of good practice as outlined in DSHEA.
Speculation about typical asset valuing ion the chemicals industry by Cognis’s chief financial officer, Marco Panichi, has led to a figure of €3.4bn being attached to the German ingredient company, as buy-out speculation mounts.
Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) chief Steve Mister will tell a Senate Special Committee on Aging meeting today that the dietary supplements industry is adequately regulated, but the FDA requires more funding to police it.
Scott Bush, the VP of marketing, health and nutrition in Bioactives at Danisco USA, talks to Stephen Daniells about the challenges the probiotics industry faces in the form of new European Union health claims laws.
Illinois start-up SoluBlend Technologies has self affirmed GRAS (generally regarded as safe) for a range of lipid ingredients that its patented technology is able to convert to water solubility for use in fruit juices and carbonated beverages.
Diabetic women who enjoy a diet rich in bran may live longer and be less likely to die of heart disease than those who do not, according to the results of a new study published in the journal Circulation.
Three-year old French start-up Alliospharma is on the verge of seeing a prebiotic supplement claiming vaginosis benefits commercialised in select European Union markets after inking a deal with German pharma giant Merck.