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Russia removes dietary supplements from import ban list

Dietary supplements excluded from Russia's food embargo - EHPM director-general says it's 'clearly good news' for industry

Russia has amended its ‘total embargo’ on western food imports to exclude dietary supplements, vitamin and mineral mixes, protein concentrates and dietary fibers.

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Omega-3 foods linked to Lou Gehrig disease risk reduction

Eating foods high Omega 3 fatty acids may reduce the risk of developing the incurable neurodegenerative disease Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) a study suggests.

European minerals market soars on high-quality supps boom

A desire among European consumers to spend more on superior quality nutraceuticals has fuelled a boom in the minerals market, according to Micro Market Monitor (MMM).

Ingredients supplier tips nutricosmetics to boost skin lightening market

Spanish ingredients supplier Monteloeder believes beauty from within is going to trigger further growth in the market for skin lightening products as consumers shift from topically applied products to dietary supplements.

Frutarom reports rising revenues and record results

Flavours and ingredients firm Frutarom has reported soaring Q2 profits as net income climbed by more than 44% over the same period last year.

More NGOs unite against the EC chief scientific advisor role

More non-governmental organisations are backing Greenpeace and HEAL in their efforts to scrap the position of European Commission’s chief scientific advisor (CSA).

Global Industry News

Z Trim Holdings unveils BioFiber Gum for supplement encapsulation, food additive applications from NutraIngredients-USA.com

Z Trim Holdings, an Illinois-based producer of functional ingredients derived from corn fiber and other grain byproducts, has launched its BioFiber Gum (BFG) for food, supplement and industrial applications. BFG is said to have both a suite of attractive functional properties and health claims of its own.

Australia

Drinkers need to be told about the risk of cancer from alcohol from FoodNavigator-Asia.com

Curtin University researchers are now recommending the adoption of cancer warning labels for alcoholic beverages after a study they conducted found that Australians would take not be averse to seeing such advisories on their wine, beer and spirits bottles.

EU traceability requirements rank top in global table of food safety regulations from FoodNavigator.com

European Union countries rank highest when it comes to global food traceability regulations and requirements, according to a new report from The Global Food Traceability Center (GFTC).

Actioning environmental pledges: Strategic engagement with suppliers critical, says procurement expert from BakeryAndSnacks.com

Strategic partnerships with ingredients suppliers, not simple vendor contracts, will prove critical to the success of environmental programs like carbon emission reductions and sustainable sourcing, says a procurement expert.

Government fails to fund free school meals from FoodManufacture.co.uk

Councils and schools have had to divert money from other budgets to ensure all pupils aged seven and under receive free school meals when the school year begins, because of lack of government funding.

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Researchers unravel EU hydrocolloid health claims

Researchers unravel EU hydrocolloid health claims

Planning, wording and relevant science are the keys to fibre health claim success in the EU, researchers...

Lactoferrin trail aims to combat iron deficiencies

Trial underway to combat iron deficiencies with milk protein capsules

The University of Sydney will assess the effects of milk protein lactoferrin to meet the iron requirements...

Does sporting activity improve gut function?

Does sporting activity improve gut function?

Improved diversity of the intestinal microbiota in sports people could be due to gut barrier function, experts...

Döhler says ‘aloe’ to 'extraordinary' South African extracts

Döhler says ‘aloe’ to 'extraordinary' South African extracts

German natural ingredients behemoth Döhler is lining up what it is calling an, “extraordinary extract portfolio” of South African...

Uni of Bonn conducts ‘innovation impact’ EU health claims survey
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Uni of Bonn conducts ‘innovation impact’ EU health claims survey

The University of Bonn is asking all European Union food sector stakeholders to give input into the...

Coffee consumption lowers tinnitus incidence in women: 25-year study

Coffee consumption lowers tinnitus incidence in women: 25-year study

Caffeine intake may be associated with lower incidence of ear ringing in women, an American study has...

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