Omega-3s & Nutritional oils

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EFSA advise on safe level for supplemental use of chia oil

By Will Chu

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) have advised the use of chia oil in food supplements to be safe at a maximum level of two grams per day (g/day) in a ruling that also rejects concerns over contaminant formation.

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Are proprietary blends useful tools, or the bane of the industry?

By Hank Schultz

The move toward transparency can run up against competitive concerns when it comes to blends. Participants at a recent botanicals conference had taken to referring to proprietary blends as the ‘bane of the industry.’

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GOED director: ‘We need to start educating consumers about GOED’

GOED expands ‘proud member’ logo to finished product brands

By Adi Menayang

GOED, an omega-3 industry trade group, is now offering its ‘Proud Member’ logo license to consumer packaged goods companies as part of its efforts to raise awareness about the group among consumers.

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