A recent project completed by branded ingredient supplier PLT illustrates how companies can fairly easily plug gaps in their botanical identification structure if they’re willing to expend the effort, an expert says.
Probiotics are distinct types of bacteria that have been clearly defined by health authorities around the world, trade associations, as well as the World Health Organization. However, this definition may have not yet entered mainstream consciousness.
Ingredient giant DowDuPont announced that it has completed the Health & Nutrition arm of FMC Corporation—other than its omega-3 business—to build on the former’s “sustainable, bio-based food ingredients” market share.
The stubborn rise of obesity rates in America despite the launch of a wide-range of calorie-restricting ‘diet’ products and exercise plans underscores the difficulty of weight loss, but emerging research on the role of the gut microbiota in the battle...
The novel foods committee at the UK Food Standards Agency (FSA) is asking for views on two draft opinions – which as it stands would provide approval for DHA from a microalgae source and a product that combines extracts of lychee fruit and green tea.
Gastrointestinal composition could affect the risk of cardiovascular diseases, according to a new review, which calls on greater scientific focus to be devoted to the impact probiotics and prebiotics can have on reducing risk.