Researchers at the Mayo Clinic (Rochester, MN) have determined that celiac disease is four times more common today than it was in the 1950s, according to a Mayo Clinic study published in the June issue of Gastroenterology.
New research suggests that some of the daily nutrients we seek are actually influenced by other nutrients, according to reports in July’s Harvard Health Letter.
Natural ingredients supplier Naturex (Avignon, France) announced today that it has earned a spot on the 2009 SB20 List of sustainable businesses.
Researchers at Fuji Chemical Industry (Fuji; Toyama, Japan) are researching the supplement AstaREAL astaxanthin for its potential to cure asthenopia, commonly known as eye fatigue, reports its U.S. subsidiary Fuji Health Science (Burlington, NJ).
In 2010, Boston will be home to a $20 million study on the effects vitamin D and fish oil have in reducing the risks of cancer and cardiovascular disease in humans, reports the Boston Globe.
A recent study on the effects of quercetin proves the plant pigment found in red wine and apples is still of scientific interest.
Fusion Formulations (Fusion; Phoenix) has announced an estimated quadrupling of its capacity for liquid manufacturing as a result of recent investments in production equipment that will create higher and faster output of products.
Chemi SpA (Chemi; Milan, Italy) has announced that its manufacturing facility, ITF Chemical Ltda, (ITF; Camacari, Bahia, Brazil) has been granted “acceptable status” after an inspection was conducted by HHS (Washington, DC) on its construction of new R&D and QC facilities.
The United Fresh Produce Association (United Fresh; Washington, DC) is urging member companies and the produce sector at large to enact change for what United Fresh thinks can be a transformative year in the industry.
A new United Nations report may have some small food companies feeling left in the cold. The World Health Organization (WHO; Geneva) and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO; Rome) wrote a report that warns of the adverse effects that may occur impending food safety standards put on smaller companies.
Just the right amount of time has passed since Iovate Health Sciences removed Hydroxycut products from stores shelves to dispassionately examine the decision, how it came about, and what it could mean for the weight-loss category. Supplement recalls trigger a certain amount of melodrama as typified by this MSNBC headline: "FDA Warns Dieters: Stop Hydroxycut Use Now." Time tends to put these messages in perspective.
IBM (Armonk, NY) has released a survey indicating significant levels of consumer anxiety in the U.S. surrounding grocery shopping, reports MediaPost News.
Detailed documenting is now required for all aspects of manufacturing, such as cleaning procedures, equipment settings, sampling procedures, and event recording.
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