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...
Pharmaceutical firm GlaxoSmithKline is to produce nutritional
supplements for the ATP, the governing body for men's tennis, under
a new scheme designed to limit the risk of supplements causing
tennis players to test positive.
Fish oils, and particularly cod liver oil, are proving to be the
mainstay of the UK's dietary supplements market, providing growth
in a market where profits are continually eroded by price