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‘EFSA failed in their evaluation…’

BASF launches stinging attack on EFSA

BASF says the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) failed to fulfil its health claim assessment remit after the Parma-based agency last month rejected  its CLA-weight management appeal.

BASF-Stepan: “We hope, also for future applicants, that EFSA will focus more on their concrete mandate in answering a scientific question instead of taking over the role of risk management.”

July: Which supplements were blocked at the EU borders this month?

Emu oil, impotence drugs and illegal oranges. Click on to find out which supplements were blocked at the EU borders this month. 

School meals are a valuable tool against vitamin D deficiency: Danish researchers

Adding fish to school meals could boost children’s vitamin D levels in winter, research finds.

HMB supplements may help endurance athletes drop fat mass: Study

Daily supplements containing HMB, a metabolite of the branched chain amino acid leucine, may reduce fat mass and increase aerobic capacity in athletes training for endurance sports, says a new study.

UK supplier quadruples capacity as nutraceutical business booms

UK supplier Cambridge Commodities Ltd (CCL) has moved into new facilities that take its pallet capacity from 2300 to more than 9000 as its nutraceutical business surges from its base near Cambridge, north of London.

The power of symbolic wording on a food label

Symbolic information on a food label can change the perception of a product – even when consumers are aware that this perception is false, write researchers.

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