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Journal retracts botanical DNA barcoding paper by Newmaster

By Stephen Daniells

A paper that concluded that DNA barcoding techniques were more cost-effective than traditional practices for identification of vegetation species has been retracted after the lead researcher – Dr Steven Newmaster – failed to respond to questions about...

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Where are the women in sports nutrition research?

By Nikki Hancocks

Female athletes have been ignored to a shocking degree when it comes to sports nutrition studies and it is time for new guidelines to assist researchers to fill this worrying gap, according to an expert in the field.

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New supplement laws proposed to boost innovation and sector growth

By Nikki Hancocks

The European Federation of Associations of Health Product Manufacturers (EHPM) has created a manifesto and regulatory proposal detailing significant legislative changes needed in order for the food supplements sector to reach its full potential to aid...

Cinnamon gets a sponsor in ABC's Adopt an Herb program

Cinnamon gets a sponsor in ABC's Adopt an Herb program

By Hank Schultz

The Amercan Botanical Council has announced that Vitatech Nutritional Sciences, a California-based vitamin and supplement formulation company, has adopted cinnamon (Cinnamomum verum) through ABC's Adopt-an-Herb Program.

New man at CRN

CRN welcomes new senior scientist onboard

The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) has bolstered its science team with the hiring of Taylor Wallace, PhD, as senior director, scientific & regulatory affairs.

NutraIngredients Antioxidants 2010 Conference

NutraIngredients Antioxidants 2010 Conference

Antioxidants are big business. The term resonates with consumers but what does the future hold for antioxidants? The NutraIngredients Antioxidants 2010 Conference lifts the lid on current successes, ongoing challenges, and future opportunities.

The business of food safety

Weekly Comment

The business of food safety

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...

Meat reared in fish tanks?

Meat reared in fish tanks?

Boundaries of science were pushed further recently when scientists,
trying to create alternative food sources for astronauts, revealed
that we could grow meat on demand, without slaughtering fish or
animals, the New Scientist reports...


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