Lonza launches large scale peptide production
Swiss-based life science chemical company Lonza has set up a cGMP
manufacturing capacity for large scale solid phase manufacture of
peptides at its Visp (CH) facility.
Iron supplements label-truth tested
Seventeen out of nineteen iron products tested passed on all parameters, ConsumerLab.com, an independent evaluator of dietary supplements and nutrition products, claimed this week.
Nutrition and weight control roundtable
Canadian nutritional bar company Stella Pharmaceutical announced on
Wednesday the U.S. launch of Nutribar, a meal replacement bar
Biotech foods safe, EU report declares
Fears over genetically modified foods may prevail in the minds of
the European consumer but recent research from the European
Commission suggests that they are as safe as their non-gmo
neighbours, and even safer.
Dietary supplement helps hot flushes
The dietary supplement Promensil may reduce hot flushing in
menopausal women, new evidence suggests.
Degussa Unit aims for 25 per cent growth
Fine Chemicals Business Unit of chemical giant Degussa AG aims to
increase sales revenues from its current 1 billion euros by at
least 25 percent
No more than 4 cups of coffee per day for pregnant women
Pregnant women should limit their intake of caffeine to less than
the equivalent of four average cups of coffee a day according to
new advice published by the UK Food Standards Agency(FSA) this
Canada warns consumers about functional food margarine
Health Canada advised consumers that the recently released
functional food margarine product, Becel™ Pro-activ™, is not in
compliance with the Canadian Food and Drugs Act and Regulations
ANZFA invites comment on plant sterols and lipase
The Australia New Zealand Food Authority (ANZFA) on Wednesday
released for public comment a number of proposals to amend the Food
Standards Code, including standards on medical foods, residue
levels for antibiotics and the use of...
Omega to soothe migraines
Migraine, a common severe headache that afflicts our society, may
be soothed by omega-3 fatty acids.
Onions to help the heart, more evidence
More evidence to support the view that the dietary intake of onions
is of benefit to cardiovascular health and may inhibit human
platelet aggregation was released recently following research by
Food manufacturers discuss organics
The UK Food and Drink Federation's Organic Manufacturers Liaison
Group has organised a seminar at the Natural Products EXPO.
One million UK children to eat free fruit
A million infant school children in England will get free fruit
MEP accuses Blair of betrayal over GM labelling
Welsh MEP Jill Evans recently accused UK Prime Minister Tony Blair
of betraying the public's interests
Byrne visits US to discuss GM food
David Byrne, European Commissioner for Consumer and Health
Protection is on an official visit to the United States from 7 to
12 October to discuss biotechnology and public health issues.