Fish oil did little to reduce the risk of heart rhythm problems,
cardiac arrest or arrhythmia in patients at increased risk, said
researchers yesterday, conflicting with previous results showing a
Researchers may have found a way to inhibit the oxidation of
fish-oils in fortified milk products. The discovery may provide a
solution to the problem of fish-oil's high susceptibility to
oxidation, which has blighted its easy...
Ocean Nutrition Canada (ONC) has signed its first co-branding
license agreements that will see its MEG-3 brand fish oil
ingredients appear on supplement and food product labeling, and may
crystallize formulators' choice between...
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
The standard fish oils and omega-3 fish oil concentrates produced
by Ocean Nutrition Canada (ONC) have become the first ingredients
to be certified under the United States Pharmacopeia's (USP) new
ingredient verification program.
Food safety agencies around the world have been issuing updated
advice on fish consumption to consumers, with a European Food
Safety Authority (EFSA) panel calling for further research into the
side effects of mercury.
Operating income fell by more than half for leading omega 3 fatty
acid supplier Omega Protein in 2003 as reduced fish stocks and oil
yields impact the bottom line through higher per unit cost
inventories and a decline in product availability.
Fish oil capsules are much lower in contaminants than farmed fish,
reports Canadian paper The Globe and Mail and CTV News
today, following results of research commissioned by the news
services last month.