Spirulina Blue Colorant Could Soon Be Easier to Produce
Researchers in Scotland have announced plans to develop more efficient and cost-effective methods of producing natural blue colorant from spirulina algae.
Probiotic BLIS K12 May Defend Against Strep Throat in Children with No Prior History of Infection
Children around three years old who supplemented with the oral-health probiotic showed significantly fewer episodes of streptococcal pharyngitis and acute otitis media than a control group.
Can Green Tea Really Help You Manage or Lose Weight?
Yay or nay: What does the latest research say about green tea for weight management?
Food Dyes Used to Adulterate St. John’s Wort Extracts, New Botanical Adulterants Bulletin Reports
The dyes are used to mask the substitution of authentic St. John’s wort with other Hypericum species, experts say.
2017 Ingredient Trends to Watch for Food, Drinks, and Dietary Supplements: Ginkgo
Of all the ingredients at risk of adulteration in 2017, ginkgo is perhaps one of the most vulnerable.
New BASF Skincare Ingredient Balances Skin Microflora to Correct Skin Dryness
BASF says it is devoting more resources to studying the role that microflora play in a healthy skin barrier.
2017 Ingredient Trends to Watch for Food, Drinks, and Dietary Supplements: Probiotics
In 2017, probiotic-industry leaders are taking steps to protect their market position by ensuring that bad actors aren’t misleading consumers with mislabeled products.
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