United Natural Foods, the US-based marketer of natural food
products, has reported sales of US$285.5 million (€327.5m) for the
second quarter of 2002, a 16.8 per cent increase over the same
quarter a year earlier and well ahead of...
New evidence unveiled this week at the annual meeting of the
American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology shows that
children with food allergies are not consuming the recommended
number of servings of vital foods. In particular,...
A major new survey of supplement users in the US carried out by
ConsumerLab.com has highlighted some interesting facts - not least
that many supplement users are afraid of the safety and possible
side effects of prescription drug...
Eating tomatoes or tomato products on a regular basis can help
combat the risk of prostate cancer, according to new research
released this week. But the evidence remained inconclusive as to
whether it was the only the lycopene in...
Heart disease patients who stop using cholesterol-lowering drugs
while they are hospitalised for chest pain are trebling their risk
of death or heart attack, according to research in the rapid access
publication of Circulation: Journal...
People with food allergies depend heavily on the information
provided on food labels to protect them from potentially fatal
attacks, but new research shows that there is a still a long way to
go before the level of information provided...
A recent test of 26 nutrition powders in the US showed that 24 of
them lived up to their claims regarding carbohydrate, fats and
proteins. But the study by independent testers ConsumerLab.com
showed that some products contained unlabelled...
The US-based Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) has
called on the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) to stop what it
calls the "deceptive labelling" of a new, fungus-based meat
substitute being marketed by...