The UK Food Standard Agency (FSA) is considering banning the use of
sheep offal in food products as part of a number of measures
designed to combat the risk of vCJD, the human brain disease linked
to BSE in cattle.
China needs an organic food law to protect the legitimate rights
and interests of consumers and producers, and ensure healthy
development of organic farming in the country, according to one
senior Chinese official.
The White House Commission on Complementary and Alternative
Medicine (WHCCAM), a body set up to advise the US administration on
how better to regulate the alternative medicine industry, has said
that consumers need easier access to...
The decision by the Canadian government to set up a Natural Health
Products Directorate to further regulate the country's natural
health product (NHP) market has been called "a waste of time and
money" in a new study...
An American researcher who claimed last year that carrageenin from
the Philippines can cause cancer has admitted her research was at
best inconclusive, according to the Seaweed Industry Association of
the Philippines (SIAP).
An investigation by a coalition of dietary supplement makers into a
possible link between popular health supplement kava kava and an
increased risk of liver failure has exonerated the herb, although
the study's author urged that...