All news articles for January 2012

Neal-Kababick: 'If an FDA inspector asks you how you know for certain that the lead level in the finished product is within specifications, answering ‘because it was never out of spec before’ is not going to cut it.'

cGMP compliance, time bombs and the ‘ten-ton elephant in the room’

By Elaine Watson

An analysis of recent Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warning letters has exposed several ‘ten ton elephants in the room’ and ‘time bombs waiting to go off’ when it comes to cGMP (current good manufacturing practice) compliance, according to one leading...

More fiber may reduce breast cancer risk: Meta-analysis

More fiber may reduce breast cancer risk: Meta-analysis

By Stephen Daniells

Higher intakes of soluble fiber, but not other types of fiber, may reduce the risk of breast cancer, suggest findings from a meta-analysis from Imperial College, London and the University of Leeds.

‘Water apple’ extract may provide dietary support for diabetes

‘Water apple’ extract may provide dietary support for diabetes

By Nathan Gray

Extracts of a Malaysian medicinal plant known locally as the ‘water jambu’ or ‘water apple’ could provide bioactive compounds that help to support people suffering from diabetes by reducing lowering blood sugar levels, suggest researchers.

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