Europe's herbals market is set to regain some of its momentum over
the next year, with strong sales in supermarkets and non-pharmacy
channels demonstrating that consumers are regaining confidence in
natural products, writes Dominique...
Pregnant women who take folic acid supplements to protect their
babies from birth defects may also increase their long-term risk of
breast cancer, according to preliminary data published in
Patients taking the blood-thinning drug warfarin should avoid all
cranberry-based products, according to new advice from the UK's
Committee on Safety of Medicines (CSM), after it reviewed evidence
of several interactions.
The Food and Drug Administration said yesterday it was intensifying
its efforts to ensure that any manufacturers still selling dietary
supplements containing the banned substance ephedra would be
Fortification is a growing trend in soft drinks and the dairy
sector, and played a role in 8 per cent of all new food and drink
products introduced last year, according to David Jago, director of
Mintel's Global New Products...