Dietary Supplement


Supplements cause spike in recalls - Stericycle

By Joseph James Whitworth

A spike in recalled units by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) was driven by nutritional supplements, according to the Stericycle ExpertSOLUTIONS Q1 2017 index.

Seaweed & Co: “[DNA testing] will help differentiate material from cheap, nasty stuff coming onto the market with no testing whatsoever,.”

"The good thing about this is that DNA doesn’t lie.”

DNA seaweed authentication test launched in UK


UK bulk seaweed ingredient supplier Seaweed & Co has teamed with Geneius Laboratories to develop a DNA-based seaweed certification test after working together for five months.

LycoRed is conducting continuous research into the health benefits of tomato extract

LycoRed to target Eastern Europe

By Rod Addy

LycoRed plans to target Eastern Europe for sales growth, according to newly appointed global vice president of marketing and sales for Europe, Middle East and Africa Frederic Nanquette.

Food supplements proving recession-proof

Food supplements proving recession-proof

The ongoing slide of global capitalism is decimating industries, but the food supplements industry is not one of them as fraught consumers turn to its potential low-cost, anti-medical, wellness promise.

Gloomy results from Numico

Gloomy results from Numico

Dutch food group Numico NV is the latest company this week to post
a slide in first-half profits well below expectations on Thursday.
Hit again by weak US vitamin sales, analysts were also disappointed
over the lack of a new strategy.

Greens to cut crime

Greens to cut crime

Researchers from the University of Surrey in the UK have suggested
a novel method of reducing the number of offences committed by
young offenders - feed them fresh vegetables.


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