Bisphenol A (BPA), known as the 'gender bender' chemical, leaches
into liquid baby formula from the linings of cans at levels
dangerous to infant health, according to new research published
yesterday by a US environmental...
Nutrition studies of beverages funded solely by industry are four
to eight times more likely to report favourable conclusions for the
sponsors than studies with no industry funding, say researchers
from the US.
The supplements industry needs to anticipate potential crises and
act strategically to shape the climate - before the climate shapes
the industry, said Steve Mister, president of the CRN at the annual
conference last weekend.
The words clinical trial or scientifically proven on a label carry huge cachet. But behind the claims of scientific evidence, consumers expect a base level of rigour in ensuring thatfood or personal care products actually deliver the benefits they claim.
One cannot envy the chief executive faced with a scientific study
that casts doubt over the efficacy or safety of his core product.
But avoiding a sales slump, media vilification and even charges of
fraud means squaring up to such...
Trade association the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) is
offering companies to register for its poster session to showcase
their latest scientific research at its annual conference in
Creatine serum producer Muscle Marketing USA (MM) has hit back at
Degussa BioActives with a counterclaim arguing that Degussa's
creatine powder is 'totally ineffective'. The German company moved
swiftly to shrug off...
Researchers at a Dutch university claim to have developed a model
that predicts how cheese will change when a force is applied to it.
The new model will help to predict how cheese will be damaged
during the packaging or transportation...