Many of the British farmers affected by foot and mouth disease
(FMD) are looking at moving into organic farming as they start to
rebuild their stocks, according to a survey commissioned by the
UK's Department of Environment,...
Environmental biotechnology has been used by humans for centuries
in food making, medicine, fermentation and waste treatment.
According to a new study, today the market for microbial blends and
nutrients is gaining in strength.
Increasing consumer concerns about health have triggered growing
demand for cosmeceutical products. The market in the US is growing
by around 10 to 15 per cent each year, and competition between
companies to produce more effective...
Warm Cream, a topical transdermal cream which works naturally to
warm cold hands and feet by allowing warm blood to more readily
reach the targeted area, will soon be available throughout the US
for the first time.
With the use of antibiotics in healthy chickens being called into
question in the US, organic and natural food retailer Wild Oats
markets has strengthened its policy on selling only meat which is
Sales of vitamins and herbs in the US dropped during 2001, but
there was a more positive performance from minerals, non-herbals
and weight control products, according to sales tracker Information
Nutraceutical Clinical Laboratories International (NCLII), a
producer natural preservatives and anti-aging supplements, has
reported a sharp rise in sales for January to $512,000 (€587,027)
compared to $96,000 for the same period...
The continued downturn in supplement sales in the US has taken its
toll on Nutraceutical International Corporation (NIC), which saw
first quarter sales drop to $24.5 million (€28.1m) from $25.3 a
Natural Alternatives International (NAI), the nutritional
supplements manufacturer, saw its second quarter sales rise by 28
per cent to $12.7 million (€14.6m) compared to the first quarter of
the year when sales were $9.9 million.