All news articles for January 19, 2016

The Commission's roadmap evaluation of botanicals and health claims could be rendered useless unless it is clear in what is meant by the term 'botanical', says Bert Schwitters. Photo credit:

The botanical roadmap to nowhere: Legal definition needed for real clarity

By Bert Schwitters, author of Health Claims Censored

If the European Commission’s regulatory rethink is to provide any meaningful improvement for the botanical industry, it must set a clear legal definition of what botanicals actually are, argues author and commentator Bert Schwitters. 

'Sources of contamination should be identified for highly contaminated products and remediating measures taken,' say EU researchers. Photo credit: / Elenathewise

EC study reveals carcinogenic PAHs in supplements

By Annie Harrison-Dunn

Levels of carcinogenic PAHs (polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons) in EU supplements vary widely from under safe limits to way over, according to a European Commission study ahead of new regulation on the issue.

GEA has a contract to supply equipment for Danone's new plant in the Netherlands.

GEA to equip new Danone production plant

By Jim Cornall

GEA has received a major order from Danone to equip a new state-of-the-art facility for its international Early Life Nutrition brands with several production lines.

Milchkristalle is produced from night-milked cows

'Night Milk' named in 2016 trends report

By Jim Cornall

With Euromonitor’s newly-released 2016 consumer trends report, Top 10 Global Consumer Trends for 2016, including a section on selling sleep, Milchkristalle, the company mentioned in the piece, believes its product is perfectly positioned to exploit new...

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