All news articles for November 07, 2013

Could fish oil supply dip provide added opportunity for krill?

Could fish oil supply dip provide added opportunity for krill?

By Hank Schultz

Uneven supply in the fish oil market has had an effect on store shelves, according to Royal DSM, one of the world’s biggest suppliers.  Could that create a bigger opening for alternative sources such as krill?  It’s too early to say for sure, but krill...

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Special edition: Botanicals. Editor's blog

Has EFSA sparked a light in Europe’s dark botanical tunnel?

By Shane STARLING

The botanicals industry was pleasantly surprised recently when the EU’s central science agency backed an isolated health claim for a bowel-benefitting herbal blend – but is EFSA really changing its botanicals approach before the EC has told it to?

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Special edition: Botanicals

EU's ongoing botanicals battle: ‘Consumers need more information’

By Chris Whitehouse

The European Union botanicals sector has been in limbo since 2010 when 2078 botanical health claim applications were placed on hold as the European Commission bowed to pressure to reconsider the scientific criteria for their validation. With no end to...

In pictures: The top botanicals and their health benefits

Special edition: Botanicals

In pictures: The top botanicals and their health benefits

By Maggie Hennessy

The botanicals sector is worth $5.6 billion in the US alone, and includes a diverse range of botanicals, from cranberry to St John's wort. In this special gallery we take a tour of the herbal sector, and look at some of the stars, and their health...

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