Chondroitin Sulfate

Gnosis is using a fermented, non-animal process to produce its new chondroitin sulphate. ©iStock/raalves

Gnosis to launch first non-animal chondroitin sulphate

By Eliot Beer

Gnosis is preparing to launch what it claims is the first non-animal-derived chondroitin sulphate (CS) product, Mythocondro. It says this eliminates problems with adulteration and consistency.

Chondroitin needs pharma-style control: Review

Chondroitin needs pharma-style control: Review

By Shane STARLING

Joint health nutrient chondroitin varies greatly in safety and efficacy depending on its source and therefore needs greater regulation and standardisation, Canadian and Spanish researchers have said.

“Nearly eightfold lower content of the effective substance in capsules compared to the information on the food labelling were shown by a laboratory analysis of food supplements sold in shops as well as on the Internet,

"The principle is to replace costly substance by less costly substance at the expense of the consumer": CAFIA

Czech authority ‘constantly’ detects ‘serious’ adulteration in food supps

By Annie Harrison-Dunn

The Czech Agriculture and Food Inspection Authority (CAFIA) says it, “repeatedly reveals serious forms of adulteration of food supplements” despite efforts through its Food Pillory system.

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