Sabinsa opens a new warehousing, sales and distribution office in Poland in response to a growing customer base in the East European, Eastern Block and Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) countries.
Italy’s Ministry of Health updates rules governing the use of plant preparations and extracts originating from the Curcuma genus in response to a hepatitis outbreak linked to curcumin-based supplements.
Dietary intake of the kinds of flavonoids found in apples and tea may ward off certain types of cancer and heart-related disease, a Danish cohort study finds, especially for smokers and heavy drinkers.
Investigations by The German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) finds a selection of matcha tea samples to be high in aluminium, exceeding levels set by the European Food and Safety Authority (EFSA).
Italy’s National Institute of Health concludes that the hepatitis cases linked to the consumption of curcumin-containing supplements was due to “individual susceptibility” or “pre-existing alterations.”