Leading supplements retailer General Nutrition Centers (GNC) has
announced a range of initiatives designed to ensure consumers use
nutritional supplements safely.The initiatives include an ID
policy, a review of its labeling and the...
Tests on the strength of the US' most popular supplement, garlic,
show that products on the market vary by as much as 1500 per cent
across products, according to a review by ConsumerLab. The company
also reported that almost...
A new study on the controversial weight-loss supplement ephedra
contradicts previous allegations that the herb can have dangerous
effects on cardiac health. The study comes at a time when several
states are trying to ban products...
A new study shows that a fiber and nutrient drink sold by Unicity
Network can lower both total cholesterol and LDL cholesterol levels
when taken regularly along with a diet low in saturated fat and
A report commissioned by the Federal Trade Commission's Bureau of
Economics shows that nutrition-related claims were a major focus of
food advertising and an important focus of competition during the
last two decades.
Convenience retailer 7-Eleven is introducing Bravo! Foods Looney
Tunes branded Slammers vitamin-fortified milk in up to 5,300
participating 7-Eleven stores this week. Slammers Fortified Reduced
Fat Milk will be available in four flavors...
The maker of 7 UP unveiled its new energy drink, called dnL, at a
visitor attraction in Orlando this week. The bright green product
is billed as the "upside-down" 7 UP and targeted to teenagers and
Mergers and acquisitions in the food industry continue this week
with acquisitive Canadian company Stake technology taking over US
ingredients company Opta Food Ingredients at the price of €28m. The
move marks a bid by Stake to build...
The energy food market will increase its dependence on science to
help develop products that meet the specific needs of a wider
variety of population segments, said Ted Ziemann, president of
leading agri-giant Cargill's Health...
Leading US vitamins and supplement maker Weider Nutrition is
launching a new supplement for prostate health under the company's
Schiff brand.Schiff claims that the formula is one of the first to
use calciumD-glucarate, a patented...
A new study by Organic Monitor finds that the European organic
juices market has been expanding at over 20 per cent a year since
1998 and by the end of the year, sales of organic juices in Europe
are projected to reach €90 million.