The US Federal Trade Commission has begun legal proceedings against
Enforma Natural Products after the company failed to comply with
its May 2000 ruling that it substantiate claims made in relation to
weight loss products.
Understanding why some plants like spinach store much of their
calcium in a crystalline form could help scientists develop more
nutritious varieties of vegetables, reports the Functional Food
Up to three-quarters of a million eggs eaten every day contain
residues of a toxic drug that is widely used by intensive poultry
farmers, according to a new report published this week by the Soil
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.