The UK Broadcast Committee of Advertising Practice (BCAP) has revised its guidelines to bring them in line with the 2006 European Union nutrition and health claims regulation (NHCR).
Sister show to Vitafoods, the Finished Products Expo is predicted to be bigger than ever before, according to the show’s organisers.
Frutarom has been snapping up healthy ingredient firms for the last couple of years due to an ambitious strategy to build presence in the high potential healthy market, back up...
Supplements of omega-3 fatty acids may improve the kidney health of diabetics, say results of a double-blind placebo-controlled trial from Hong Kong.
ConfectioneryNews.com caught up with Hans Vriens, chief innovation officer with global chocolate supplier Barry Callebaut at the industry trade show Pro Sweets, where he spilled the beans on the future...
A multinational alliance called SoyFoods Haiti Alliance Relief Effort, or SHARE is coordinating donation and delivery of protein-rich foods to the Haiti earthquake relief effort.
GlaxoSmithKline-owned German firm, Abtei Pharma Vertriebs, wants the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) to reconsider its summer 2009 opinion that dose levels could not be established for a calcium/vitamin D...
Low levels of vitamin B6 may increase the risk of inflammation and metabolic conditions, and subsequently cardiovascular disease risk, says a new study.
Supplements of omega-3-rich fish oil may reduce the likelihood of developing psychotic disorders in high-risk people, say results of a new clinical trial.
Increased intakes of beta-carotene, vitamin E, folic acid, and iron may reduce the risk of atopic dermatitis, a form of eczema, suggests a new study from Korea.
Market researcher Nielsen notes omega-3 products have bucked the recession to record 42 percent growth in 2009, as consumer interest in healthy eating grows and product prices drop.
German supplier Rudolf Wild GmbH claims the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) failed to explain the reasons for rejecting its immunity health claim opinion, and has appealed to the assessor...
Excess salt can cause hypertension, heart disease, death. That’s the scientific consensus behind public health campaigns to reduce consumption of sodium chloride in the diet. But not everyone reads the...
The omega-3 compound ethyl-eicosapentaenoic acid (E-EPA) may improve memory and learning, and reduce the risk of Alzheimer´s disease, says a new study.
Low levels of vitamin D may increase the risk of developing Crohn’s disease, suggest results of a new cell study from Canada.
The European Food Safety Authority should reconsider its methodology about relevant target populations, a German firm has stated in response to EFSA’s rejection of a health claim linking glucosamine and...
Eurofins is expecting that its investment in upgrading its laboratories in the last two years will pay off in increased profitability in 2010, according to the chief executive.
Israeli supplier, Frutarom, has won a gong from Frost & Sullivan for its “scientifically-backed product line based on natural extracts with different modes of action” in the weight management area.
Sales of complementary therapies such as traditional Chinese and Ayurvedic medicines are booming in the UK as increasing numbers of people turn away from prescription drugs, according to Mintel.
Increased levels of omega-3 fatty acid DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) may decrease the risk of dental diseases, suggests a new study from Japan.
Polish company Polpharma Ltd has signed an exclusive agreement with Israel’s Anlit to market the Israeli company’s supplements for toddlers and children in Poland.
Oral supplements of lactolycopene may boost skin levels of lycopene and beta-carotene, says a study from Nestlé and L’Oreal.
French supplier Bio Serae is offering an organic version of one its marquee cactus ingredients, Cacti-Nea, which it says is increasingly sought after by its food supplement and functional foods...
Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are the target of a new guide on how to achieve a health claim approval in the EU.
Higher blood levels of folate may reduce the risk of depressive symptoms in men, but not women, says a new study from Japan.