NAD clamp-down highlights growing self-regulation
The advertising review body NAD has requested changes to the
marketing of a virus-blocking supplement, a move that highlights
the growing focus by industry on self-regulation.
Lallemand grows encapsulated probiotics suite
Institut Rosell-Lallemand and Lal'Food has added a fourth strain to
its range of encapsulated probiotics as it looks to expand the
range of functional foods, supplements and pharmaceutical
applications into which it can be formulated.
EFSA: help wanted!
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) is calling for Europe and
the world's best scientists to come forward to assist it in
processing its ever-increasing workload.
Has stevia broken US dietary supplement shackles?
The hype surrounding stevia has been ratcheted up another notch
after the US's largest supplier announced it is launching the
natural sweetener beyond the dietary supplements aisle for the
Mangosteen pioneer debuts 'his' and 'hers' supplements range
Mangosteen pioneer Xango has taken a major category leap by
launching a range of dietary supplements in the US with Canada and
Mexico to follow later in the year.
Probiotics may offer hay fever hope
A daily milk drink containing the probiotic Lactobacillus
casei Shirota (LcS) may modulate the immune response to grass
pollen, and help hay fever sufferers, suggests a new study.
Omega-3 DHA shows promise against eczema
Daily supplements of the omega-3 fatty acid docosahexaenoic acid
(DHA) may improve symptoms of eczema, according to the results of a
Weight and mood drive Euro functional food development
Foods that assist weight management, cognition and mood and that
are high in antioxidants, fibre and whole grains are leading
functional foods development, according to a UK-based market
Italy number one for antioxidant-rich kiwi supply
Supplies to food and supplements makers for the fruit that packs a
powerful antioxidant punch continue to grow as Italy, the world's
largest producer of kiwis, reports strong production figures for
Chr Hansen homes in on nutrigenomic probiotics
Chr Hansen is stepping up its probiotic research programme in a
quest to find new functionalities and competencies for some of the
100s of strains of probiotics it has in its possession.
Seminar to focus on health claims in Asia, Europe
Health claims regulation in major global markets, particularly
Europe and Asia, will be the focus of a half-day seminar to be held
Walmark to distribute Bristol supplements in eastern Europe
Rising Czech nutraceutical and pharmaceutical manufacturer,
Walmark, has gained the right to produce and distribute several
brands from American pharma giant Bristol-Myers Squib (BMS)
including supplement products, as its eastern...
Cognis hikes vitamin E price
Cognis has announced an increase in the price of natural source
vitamin E in North America for the first time in more than six
years as input costs spiral.
Italians, women most interested in prebiotic health claims
Italians and women are the most interested western Europeans
in digestive health claims while Dutch are the least, according to
new consumer research funded by French fibre specialist Syral.
Pomegranate blend targets anti-inflammatory supplements
A new dietary supplement ingredient combines different extracts
from the pomegranate fruit, which is said to provide a tailor-made
antioxidant and anti-inflammatory blend for supplement makers.