European food and medicines agencies will follow the lead of the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) which last week issued warning letters to 10 manufacturers over safety and authenticity concerns for DMAA products, an EU food law expert has said.
UK-based Oxford Nutrascience has signed a non-exclusive, open-ended agreement for contract manufacturer DCC Beauty Solutions to deliver Chewitab technology in the UK and Ireland. The ingredients of the products are not yet confirmed, although it is likely...
Adam Kelliher founded the UK omega-3 supplements company Equazen about 10 years ago after giving up a career as a BBC TV journalist. Leaving Equazen, he recently founded fatty acids researcher and developer, Equateq, which is headquartered in Scotland...
The setting of maximum vitamin and mineral levels across the EU is
still a hot topic in the UK House of Commons, with a new motion put
down this week calling on ministers to do all they can to protect
the natural health products industry...
Canada has issued an advisory about a possible link between black
cohosh and liver damage - bringing the herb, used in relieving
menopausal symptoms, further negative attention following similar
moves in the UK and Australia.
It is time to admit that society is fighting a part-time battle
against the bulge, willingly lambasting soft drinks, burgers and
chocolate, while shuffling silently away from a fairly dismal
Reliv continues to see an upward curve in its sales and operating
income thanks to a strong performance in the US, but it has a
challenge on its hands translating this success to its
Supplements manufacturer and network marketer Reliv International
has delivered another strong set of quarterly results, but beneath
the glossy overall picture sales have slipped in some of its
UK dairy foods company Fayrefield Foods is to launch the first
foods containing Forbes Medi-Tech's cholesterol-lowering plant
sterols in the UK and Ireland next year, using the GM-free claim to
Competition in the European flavours arena - already tough -
slammed up a gear yesterday with the news that US agribusiness
giant Cargill has swallowed up its first flavour business in Europe
- UK company The Duckworth Group, marking...
A UK subsidiary of bakery ingredients giant CSM takes the first
steps on the road to 'sweet treat' growth through the integration
of its latest acquisition, the cookie supplier Readi-Bake,
reflecting CSM's strategy...
The proposed public debate in the UK into GM crops and food is
becoming a fiasco said environmental campaigners Friends of the
Earth this week after Welsh Rural Affairs Minister Mike German
called for the debate to be delayed until...
European obesity experts, meeting to discuss the growing problem at
a summit in Copenhagen, have warned that obesity will overtake
smoking as Britain's top preventable killer. They have also accused
the government of being too...
A British study has found that the global market for performance
foods and drinks is now worth in excess of $11billion (€12.5bn),
and is dominated by drinks, which account for over 90 per cent of
The British Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) is to organise a
conference next month to consider the potential in niche markets
for Caribbean agriculture, focusing in particular on organic food