Retailers of health foods could present significant risks to breast
cancer patients, claim researchers today. They are calling for
regulations to ensure that health food shops provide consumers with
better information on the products...
The second annual 'Focus on the Future' conference for executives,
to take place in January next year, will once again be based at The
Millennium Resort at Scottsdale McCormick Ranch in Scottsdale,
Lingering consumer suspicion of synthetic colours, coupled with the
rising preference for all-natural products, is driving uptake of
natural food colours within Australia and New Zealand, report
market analysts Frost & Sullivan....
The US dietary supplements industry could gain from an extra $10
million in annual funding for national research under new
legislation to better implement DSHEA. The new bill, proposed by
Senators Harkin and Hatch last week, would...
Green tea's ability to fight cancer is even more potent and varied
than scientists suspected, say researchers who have discovered that
chemicals in green tea shut down one of the key molecules targeted
by tobacco to cause cancer.
Natural Organics has introduced a weight loss product under its
Nature's Plus brand containing three different slimming
ingredients, which the company claims have never been combined in
one supplement before.
Cereal manufacturers could see growing sales in our
weight-conscious times as a new study shows that people who eat
cereal are less likely to be obese than those who skip breakfast or
choose a traditional English start to the day.
More than half of the 17 cholesterol-lowering supplements tested
recently by ConsumerLab failed to contain their listed ingredients
and many could not be adequately broken down for use by the body,
reported the agency last week.
Nicotine-containing fruit drinks could soon be available as an
alternative for people trying to stop smoking, says a Los
Angeles-based firm, which has received exclusive rights to market
Continuing uncertainty and senior management turmoil at cranberry
supplier Ocean Spray has led Moody's to downgrade the firm's
short-term and preferred stock ratings, with further downgrade
possible in the near future.