Ketchup made from organic tomatoes contains a higher level of polyphenols, according to a recent study, reopening the debate over whether organic farming techniques yield foods that are more healthful.
In the fall, the European Commission published its draft list of permitted health claims, marking a significant step towards implementation—at last—of the EU’s Nutrition & Health Claims Regulation.
Once the list has been adopted into law, expected to be in the spring, the industry will have a transition period of six months to withdraw any claims not contained within it. It’s no exaggeration to say this will represent a revolution in the European market for functional ingredients.
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
Consumer trust in supplements is slipping, and the only way to save what remains is to commit to best practices and full transparency at every step in the chain of custody, writes Elan Sudberg of Alkemist Labs....More
The etail marketplace has siphoned sales away from physical retail stores and put downward pressure on retail price. With that in mind, is your store better off to avoid carrying brands that are born and grow online?...More