Olive Oil

Kaneka oils CoQ10 market without heart health claims

Dispatches from Vitafoods Europe 2012

Kaneka oils CoQ10 market without heart health claims

By Shane Starling from Geneva

Japanese CoEnzymeQ10 leader, Kaneka, is finding success in new product formats like olive oil for the heart health nutrient, even as its health claims have joined the long list of rebuttals under the EU’s new uber-strict system.

Olive oil extract space gains another player

Olive oil extract space gains another player

By Shane Starling

Spanish firm Probeltebio has joined a growing list of players in the olive oil extract space that has been hot ever since olive extract polyphenols won a rare botanical antioxidant health claim from the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).

Healthy oil components may fight pancreatitis

Healthy oil components may fight pancreatitis

By Nathan Gray

Fatty acids and phytochemicals found in fish oil and olive oil have been shown to block cellular mechanisms involved in the development of acute pancreatitis, say researchers.

Dr Aine Hearty

Could conditions of use condemn health claim victories?

By Dr Aine Hearty

In recent months the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has come under increasing pressure to moderate its scientific approach to the assessment of health claims from parts of the industry and the academic community.

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