The Hain Celestial group has announced that it is to close its
Celestial Seasonings supplements business and terminate its licence
to produce products under the Weight Watchers brand in order to
concentrate on its more profitable...
Two new supplements designed to promote bone health have been
launched under the Daily Balance brand. The supplements contain
calcium and soy and were formulated by women's health expert Dr
A range of dietary supplements sold in the UK have been irradiated
in breach of food regulations, found a survey by the UK Food
Standards Agency. As a consequence companies with affected products
have been told to remove them from...
Healthcare group Baxter has launched a range of bottled water with
added supplements. The company claims it is targeting those who are
aware of the importance of nutrition, but who are too busy to
maintain a healthy diet.
YourVitamins, a US-based dietary supplement manufacturer, has
created a new range of omega-3 fish and flax oil supplements under
the name ProCaps. The product was launched on the US Home Shopping
Network earlier this month, and sold...
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.
In a major change of direction, the nutritional supplement
developer and marketer e Nutrition has decided to sell all its
existing businesses and acquire the sports equipment supplier
Torpedo Sports USA.
A recent clinical review draws together the growing body of
evidence which points to the benefits for the elderly if they
maintain their vitamin D levels - notably, better muscle strength
and a lower risk from falls.
The US market for energy supplements is estimated to be worth more
than $1.2 billion (€1.37bn) in retail sales in 2001, and while
young, male consumers are the target audience for most energy
supplement producers, market research...
Calcium supplements have been in the news a lot this week, with
revelations just yesterday that the nutrient is more effective when
combined with phosphorous contrasting with news a day earlier that
calcium supplements can help combat...
It appears that the research is true - giving vitamins to children
can help improve their performance at school. This at least is the
claim of The Healthy Foundation, which runs a vitamin
supplementation programme called Vitamin Relief...
Tomorrow will see the second reading of the European Union's draft
proposals for a directive on food supplements, sparking a new round
of condemnation from supplement manufacturers and retailers across