Combating cardiovascular disease has been one of the most successful medical and public health interventions of the last 50 years. The spillover to functional food ingredients and complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) represents some of this industry's greatest successes, and a few inglorious failures.
Earlier today the Food and Drug Administration announced a decision to approve the AquAdvantage Salmon—a genetically engineered fish that can grow to market size more rapidly than non-GE salmon because it contains genes from a Chinook salmon and anocean pout....More
The takeaway from this ruling? Dietary supplement and functional food makers must continue to be very careful how they craft claims to ensure that they are supported by the totality of the existing science....More