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October 24, 2011
Strengthening its offering in the nutraceutical, pharmaceutical, and personal care markets, Naturex, Avignon, France, will acquire Burgundy Botanical Extracts, a French manufacturer and supplier of plant extracts.  Read More »
October 20, 2011
Increased barriers to trade and less consumer choice will be the likely effect on the food supplement market if the European Food Safety Authority’s (EFSA) article 13.1 claims evaluations become law, trade association EHPM has said.  Read More »
October 19, 2011
Something is mostly missing from Fruit Roll-Ups, Fruit by the Foot, and Fruit Gushers, according to a complaint filed late last week in federal court in California: fruit.  Read More »
October 17, 2011
A new survey of 566 moms reveals that many have a lack of understanding about Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) and 90% would want GMO foods clearly labeled.  Read More »
October 14, 2011
Dietary supplements with SAMe (S-adenosyl-methionine) are used to treat osteoarthritis as well as depression, but only seven out of 10 SAM-e supplements recently selected for testing by ConsumerLab.com met all quality criteria.  Read More »
October 14, 2011
Over the past two decades, obesity rates for children and adults have grown to epidemic proportions, according to a new report from the Hudson Institute, New York, NY.  Read More »
October 12, 2011
The U.S. market for edible fats and oils is thriving, boosted by a wave of new product introductions, which capitalize on consumers' growing knowledge that not all fats are bad for you and, in fact, some are important to good health.  Read More »
October 11, 2011
Responding to a study published in the Archives of Internal Medicine titled “Dietary Supplements and Mortality Rate in Older Women,” the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), Washington, D.C., issued a two-part statement.  Read More »
October 10, 2011
People who take dietary supplements often get more nutrients from food than non-supplement users, and may be getting too much of certain minerals, according to research published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.  Read More »
October 7, 2011
A study published in JAMA on October 5 found new evidence for omega 3s and antioxidants for patients with severe lung problems, who are in the intensive care unit.  Read More »
October 6, 2011
It wasn’t so long ago that many shoppers were embarrassed to be seen with a private label product in their cart. Today, nearly everyone buys private label products with no stigma attached.   Read More »
October 5, 2011
Last week, according to the Global Organization for EPA and DHA Omega-3s (GOED), Salt Lake City, UT, a class action lawsuit was filed against Dean Foods and White Wave Foods   Read More »
October 3, 2011
As early as 12 to 24 months, children are beginning to develop some unhealthy dietary patterns that may contribute to childhood obesity, according to data from the Nestle Feeding Infants and Toddlers Study (FITS), which was presented at The Obesity Society's annual scientific meeting.  Read More »
September 29, 2011
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has launched a new effort to address childhood obesity using successful elements of both primary care and public health.   Read More »
September 28, 2011
Research published in the journal Pediatrics indicates fiber supplements may be more effective than other non-pharmacologic treatments or placebo in treating childhood constipation.  Read More »

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