United Natural Foods, the US-based marketer of natural food
products, has reported sales of US$285.5 million (€327.5m) for the
second quarter of 2002, a 16.8 per cent increase over the same
quarter a year earlier and well ahead of...
A recent test of 26 nutrition powders in the US showed that 24 of
them lived up to their claims regarding carbohydrate, fats and
proteins. But the study by independent testers ConsumerLab.com
showed that some products contained unlabelled...
The US-based Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) has
called on the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) to stop what it
calls the "deceptive labelling" of a new, fungus-based meat
substitute being marketed by...
Leiner Health Products, the US dietary supplement producer, has
filed a Chapter 11 petition in the US Bankruptcy Court. The company
said it hoped to emerge from the Chapter 11 status within 45 to 60
Canadian group Forbes Medi-Tech, a producer of cholesterol-lowering
food ingredients, has been approached by Novartis Consumer Health
to help it find a buyer for the Take Heart line of food products
enriched with Forbes' Reducol.
Scottish ice cream-maker Mackie's is launching the world's first
ever mood-enhancing ice cream, according to a report in Scotland on
Sunday. The company, based in Aberdeenshire, Scotland has added the
essence of an orchid...