German fine chemicals group Degussa has been fined €118 million by
the European Commission after it was found guilty of taking part in
a price fixing cartel relating to amino acids used in animal
fodder. Degussa said it would contest...
A hearing by a US Senate Subcommittee on the illegal use of
steroids is told that the Council for Responsible Nutrition is
drawing up guidelines to warn young athletes of the potential risks
involved in taking legally-produced supplements...
Germany has become the latest European country to ban sales of the
popular herbal remedy kava kava amid fears that large doses of the
product can lead to liver failure or even death. The move is likely
to increase the pressure on...
An alleged attempt by US-based dietary supplement manufacturer
Metabolife to prevent scientific experts giving evidence against
its weight loss products has been dismissed by a US judge,
according to lawyers acting for the plaintiffs.
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has responded to a
request from the US Congress and drawn up a detailed analysis of
the likely cost of implementing the Dietary Supplement Strategy
10-Year Plan, drawn up in January 2000 to...
A range of dietary supplements sold in the UK have been irradiated
in breach of food regulations, found a survey by the UK Food
Standards Agency. As a consequence companies with affected products
have been told to remove them from...