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Herbal amphetamine: Denmark takes heed of Swedish warning

The Danish food ministry has issued a warning on the weight loss product ‘7 Phenylstack’ following a risk assessment of a plant ingredient which contained amphetamine-like substances.

Curcumin may boost cognition and mood in a healthy older population: RCT

Supplements of Longvida curcumin may boost working memory and mood in healthy older adults, say results from a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study from Australia.

Amino acid release matrix extracts maximum value from protein

Glanbia Nutrtionals has debuted an enzyme blend targeting release of branch chain amino acids (BCAA) and glutamine from whey protein sources.

EFSA publishes recommended intakes for zinc and selenium - but chromium is not warranted

In its latest work on dietary reference values (DRVs), the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has set population reference intakes (PRIs) for zinc and Adequate Intakes (AIs) for selenium, but advised that setting similar levels for chromium was not warranted.

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We want you: Scientific committee calls for cutting edge science at Probiota 2015

We want you: Scientific committee calls for cutting edge science at Probiota 2015

A newly established scientific committee are set to assess cutting edge research for the Probiota 2015 Scientific...

Can you keep the European food industry honest? We’re hiring!
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Can you keep the European food industry honest? We’re hiring!

Do you like breaking news in multiple formats? Are you comfortable interviewing a CEO or Greenpeace protestor,...

'It's a great change...': Japanese food industry readies for new health claim laws in 2015

'It's a great change...': Japanese food industry readies for new health claim laws in 2015

Japan’s innovative but restricted €25bn functional foods and food supplements sector is about to be handed a...

MEP asks for figures proving novel food reg inhibits innovation
"As a member of Parliament, I need facts. And I think you, the food industry, have the resources to find those."

MEP defends EU novel foods laws against innovation attacks

The food industry should provide facts if it expects EU decision makers to consider dismantling the controversial...

Lactobacillus fermentum’s immune benefits show ‘potential to augment healthy aging’

Lactobacillus fermentum’s immune benefits show ‘potential to augment healthy aging’

Daily supplements of the probiotic Lactobacillus fermentum MTCC 5898 may alleviate the age-related decline in immune function in the...

Everton extends partnership the The Protein Works

Will protein work for Everton FC? Supplier provides personalised sports nutrition products

English Premier League football club Everton has extended and expanded its partnership with The Protein Works (TPW) with an...