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...
First quarter sales at pharmaceutical giant Roche were up 5 per
cent in Swiss franc terms to SFr7.4 billion (€5m), with good
performances from the group's other divisions more than offsetting
a decline at the vitamins arm.
Increasing amounts of scientific data showing the health benefits
of soy helped US sales reach $3.3 billion (€3.7bn) in 2001, up
almost 25 per cent in mainstream stores from the previous year.
Further growth is expected this year.
Olive oil has long been touted as an essential part of the healthy
Mediterranean diet, but new evidence appears to show exactly why -
it helps reduce the oxidation of LDL of 'bad' cholesterol, linked
to the hardening of...
In what it is calling a victory for consumer protection, the US
Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has forced Utah-based company
Biogenics to agree to stop making products containing drugs but
sold as dietary supplements.