Forbes Medi Tech has been offered C$1.6million (€1.14m) by 3824527
Canada for the sale of its pilot manufacturing plant in Amqui,
Quebec. The plant was used for phytosterol extraction and
A new report estimates that there will be significant, sustained
growth in America's natural and organic foods categories for
several years to come owing to the "mainstreaming" of the sector
currently worth $15 billion...
New Zealand's biggest company, the dairy foods processor Fonterra,
is backing a medical consortium to develop milk-based "bioactives",
in the aim of gaining a share in the global functional foods
market, reported the...
A team of cancer researchers at John Hopkins University have
identified a new gene, which could help explain the dietary links
to prostate cancer. The gene could have a vital role in the
breakdown of fatty acids found in dairy products...
Researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center have identified
a protein that enables the body to overcome resistance to the
hormone leptin - the findings could help scientists move one step
closer to creating a drug therapy...
There is controversy in Britain's medical world over the
government's new backing of Heinz canned products, which will be
labelled as counting towards the recommended daily intake of fruit
and vegetables. The British Dietetic...
Novartis, the Swiss pharmaceuticals group, has reported a 20 per
cent rise in first-quarter profits, exceeding analysts' forecasts,
however this was largely a result of strong growth in
pharmaceuticals and US business, while...
The first meeting of the UK's Organic Food and Farming Action Plan
stakeholders' forum took place earlier this week as part of the
British government's commitment to creating a competitive and
sustainable organic food...