The US-based Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) has
called on the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) to stop what it
calls the "deceptive labelling" of a new, fungus-based meat
substitute being marketed by...
Sabinsa Corporation of the US has introduced a new stabilised
lutein composition called ZeaLutein. The product is a mixture of
natural xanthophyll carotenoid pigments and Bioperine, the
company's patented nutrient bioavailability...
Folic acid could play an essential role in protecting the brain
against Alzheimer's disease and other degenerative disorders,
according to a study by scientists at the National Institute on
Aging. A study carried out on mice...
The European Commission has agreed funding for a project run by
researchers at the University of Lund in Sweden which could lead to
a raft of healthy, cereal-based products such as oat ice cream
hitting the market.
Leiner Health Products, the US dietary supplement producer, has
filed a Chapter 11 petition in the US Bankruptcy Court. The company
said it hoped to emerge from the Chapter 11 status within 45 to 60
China needs an organic food law to protect the legitimate rights
and interests of consumers and producers, and ensure healthy
development of organic farming in the country, according to one
senior Chinese official.
An experimental drug called NN2211 has been shown to suppress
appetite and promote weight loss in monkeys, findings which are
being hailed as a significant step forward in the ongoing search
for an anti-fat pill.