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Krill players battle counterfeit material

New kid on the krill block OmegaVeritas has launched a verification method after tests showed mislabelled material on-market.

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Large-scale plant cultivation could answer call for omega-3 sustainable source

The pursuit of alternative omega-3 fatty acid sources that are closer biologically to omega-3 eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) found in fish oils remains a key industry challenge.

WHO slams industry over breast milk substitutes

A new report says countries’ efforts to support breastfeeding in the face of the promotion of infant formula promotion aren’t effective enough.

Six years on: European patent opens door for OmniActive’s Lutemax 2020

OmniActive Health Technologies has been granted a European patent for its meso-zeaxanthin-containing Lutemax 2020 carotenoid complex, a coup it hopes will bolster growth in Europe for the eye health ingredient.

Omega Pharma: 'We weren’t clear enough'

The dangers of normalising a medical taboo

Omega Pharma experienced first-hand the dangers of trying to normalise a medical taboo when its advertisement for a night time urination botanical treatment was called up by the UK’s Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) for discouraging essential medical treatment.

Vitamins and supplements lobby ‘disgusted’ by supposed ABC exposé

Plus: Queensland research aims to establish beetroot’s super-food credentials; New Zealand opens food safety science and research centre; and Kiwi whole milk powder prices buoyed by reduced Chinese stocks. 

Black mineral water FulHum seeks to shake-up bottled water industry

Alkaline water brand FulHum says its jet black mineral water can disrupt the bottled water and energy drinks sectors.