Doctors in the US have raised recommended levels of vitamin D for
infants because they say exposure to sunlight, which generates
production of the vitamin in the skin, is no longer a safe way to
prevent deficiency in children.
Demand for cosmeceutical products in the US is expected to increase
8.5 per cent per year to $5.1 billion in 2007, propelled by a
stream of new and advanced age-defying product introductions,
suggests a new report.
The death of three hunters from Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease is likely
to heighten fears that people in North America are contracting a
new form of the fatal brain disorder from deer, reports the New
Ingredients company Solae, the result of a joint venture by US
soybean giant Bunge and ingredients company DuPont Protein
Technologies, celebrates its official launch this week, and sets
out to reach its sales goal of $800million...
Israeli researchers claim to have significantly improved peanut
yields through the use of the plant hormone ethylene. Regulating
the flowering of the peanut plant reportedly resulted in a
four-fold increase in the yield of large peanut...
Ocean Spray, the US cranberry grower co-operative and juicemaker,
announced this week that it has axed 58 corporate-level jobs in a
bid to streamline the company and help it restore profitability for
Colorado-based Aloecorp, a supplier of Aloe vera raw materials, has
formed a partnership with Brown Chemical Company, a distributor of
raw material ingredients to the cosmeceutical, nutraceutical and