The supplement trade must do more to combat the threat of spiking with unauthorized drugs or its critics will seize upon data unveiled on the Dr Oz show this week as further evidence that the industry is under-regulated, experts have warned.
A class action complaint has been filed in California alleging that the maker of Lipozene weight loss supplements - which contain glucomannan from konjac root – is making false and misleading claims about their efficacy.
Construction of a new factory that will manufacture Neptune Technologies & Bioressources’ krill oil products in Asia, will begin late this year or early next, and start generating revenue in 2014, bosses at the Canadian firm have revealed.
Algae Biosciences Corporation – one of several high-profile new entrants to the algal omega-3 fatty acids market – hopes to be in a position to supply commercial quantities of EPA/DHA-rich oil by April.
Canadian krill oil firm Neptune Technologies & Bioressources has posted a 20% rise in third-quarter revenues to $5.12m in its nutraceuticals business and a $869,000 net profit compared with a $13,000 loss for the same period the previous year.
Dr Dipak K Das, PhD, the once lauded and now infamous resveratrol researcher accused by his longtime employer the University of Connecticut of fabricating data over seven years in more than 25 individual studies, says he is the victim of a racist campaign...