Most Americans consume only half of the 25-35g recommended daily
allowance (RDA) of dietary fibre, according to recent statistics
from the American Diabetic Association. Benefiber, a new
easy-to-swallow product from Novartis Consumer...
Pain Therapeutics, a US-based medical research company, is to
develop two new opioid painkillers, OxyTrex and MorViva, both of
which it claims do not lead to the tolerance and dependance
associated with other opioid painkillers.
Spectrum Organic Products, a US organic ingredients manufacturer,
has reported a net operating cash flow of $705,000 (€798,000) for
the fourth quarter of 2001, compared to a negative EBITDA of
$108,000 for the previous year.
German chemicals group BASF said it performed well last year and is
confident of further growth in 2002 despite difficult trading
conditions. All of the company's divisions performed well, despite
high raw material prices and...
The future of the organic farming industry in Wales is under threat
because supermarkets are importing cheap overseas produce,
according to a BBC Wales investigation. Many organic farms may be
forced to close unless the major UK retail...
Dutch food group Numico has announced that it is to restructure its
US operations after a difficult year affected by a downturn in
supplement sales. Some 600 jobs are likely to be lost as a result
of the changes.