New cold remedy patent for Gum Tech
The US Patent Office has awarded a new patent for Zicam Cold Remedy
to Gum Tech International, protecting the product's formula and
method of use until 2018.
Further trials on GW's cannabis drugs
British company GW Pharmaceuticals is to expand phase three
clinical trials for its cannabis-based medicines.
Sun Soy sponsors breast cancer fundraiser
Sun Soy soymilk is to sponsor fundraising events organised by the
US-based Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. The 16 Komen Race
For The Cure events will take place in cities throughout the United
Burcon files patent for canola protein isolate
Burcon strengthens its position as a leading producer of canola
protein isolate with a new patent.
Organic food the 'top choice' for healthy eating
Eating organic foods and beverages ranks as one of the top methods
for ensuring long-term health along with taking vitamins and
cutting calories, according to a US survey conducted for Walnut
Acres, a US-based organic food company.
Asian herbal remedies; brilliant or bunk?
From bottled herb drinks to brews to spice up your sex life, Asian
traditional medicine companies are telling visitors to a Singapore
food expo they have just the tonic.
Degussa steps up sports nutrition presence
Degussa BioActives is to step up its business in the sports
nutrition market and will focus on that field at two major trade
shows later this year.
Fuji guarantees safety of astaxanthin products
Japanese firm guarantees products are free of ethoxyquin, a
chemical preservative not permitted in human foodstuffs, following
last week's voluntary recall.
Carotenoids set for successful future
Robust growth in the European health supplement market as a whole
will help drive sales of carotenoids, according to a new study from
market consultants Frost & Sullivan.
Cashing in on the functional food phenomenon
As the US dietary supplement market continues to flag, the
functional food market is booming, according to a new report from
theNutrition Business Journal.
Glanbia looking for functional food boost
The Irish dairy giant is investing heavily in innovation in the
core growth market of value-added functional food.
Ephedrine-free supplement launched
Cytodyne Technologies has launched an ephedrine-free version of its
Xenadrine supplement, which it claims is the number one weight loss
supplement on sale in the US.
Soil Association responds to Which? survey
Britain's leading organic promoter responds angrily to Consumers'
Association report on 'misleading' health benefits of organic food.
Humans to get racehorse supplement
A nutritional supplement commonly given to high-performance
racehorses is being made available to humans for the first time.
Probiotic ingredient hits the market
Last week saw the first shipments of VSL#3, a probiotic food
ingredient marketed by Questcor Pharmaceuticals. VSL#3 is a
preparation of eight highly concentrated species of live
freeze-dried lactic acid bacteria which are said to...