Don't forget the DHA, mothers told
The importance of calcium and folic acid to the development of
infants is well documented, but the benefits of docosahexaenoic
acid, or DHA, are less well known.
AHDC launches new website
American Health and Diet Centers (AHDC) has updated its website to
include a complete range of consumer health information, a
catalogue of products and an easy ordering system.
P&G licenses green tea processing technology
Procter & Gamble has licensed the Chinese Wuxi Green Power
Bio-Products exclusively for its solvent-free green tea processing
Cholesterol advice from Cheerios
Most American consumers know that reducing their cholesterol level
can help reduce the risk of heart disease, but the majority seem to
need help in taking the simple steps to do so, according to a
survey by breakfast cereal brand...
Organic pledge from Sainsbury
The second largest British retailer Sainsbury has pledged to sell
100% British organic meat and dairy products within two years.
Organic future for Britain
A British government inquiry to be published tomorrow is expected
to back financial incentives for increased production of organic
HDT adds Solid Gains
MD Labs has added a new high calorie, high protein weight gainer
drink to its Human Development Technologies (HDT) line.
Finnish organic food sales rise sharply
Sales of most organic food products in Finland rose sharply in 2001
with the greatest increases from eggs and pasta products.
UK supermarket giants snub organic campaign
Two leading supermarket groups in the UK, Tesco and Safeway, have
refused to back a campaign calling for a rise in the amount of land
given over to organic farming.
Mannatech wins glyconutritional patent
Mannatech Inc. of Texas has been awarded a patent by the Australian
Patent Office for the glyconutrient blend listed as 'Compositions
of Plant Carbohydrates as Dietary Supplements.'
Major support for Accelerade and Endurox
PacificHealth Laboratories has unveiled an ambitious marketing and
promotional programme to support its Accelerade sports drink and
Endurox R4 recovery drink brands in the US.
French organic dairy market boosted by cheese
The French organic dairy products market is set to grow rapidly in
the coming years as dairies raise production levels, according to a
new report from Organic Monitor.
Monsanto insists soybeans were not GM
Biotech giant Monsanto has insisted that an unapproved genetically
engineered soybean variety had never been sold to US farmers
despite a survey of growers that indicated some 1,775 acres of the
beans were planted last year.
Robotics aid Danisco enzyme work
Danish food ingredients group Danisco has strengthened its
biotechnology capacity within enzymes and cultures using a new
state-of-the-art robotic facility.
Galaxy Smoothie proving popular
Ultra Smoothie, blend of Tropicana fruit juice and Veggie Milk
produced by Galaxy Nutritional Foods, is testing very well in
several Subway franchise stores in the Fort Lauderdale, Florida