Eicosapentaenoic Acid

TNO is looking closely at algae extraction

Algal futures

VALORIE: TNO invests in high-value algae refining

By Paul Gander

Dutch research organisation TNO is working with industry partners on a pilot scale algae refining plant with potential in omega-3s, proteins and antioxidants.

Omega-3 reality check

Weekly comment

Omega-3 reality check

The market predictions for omega-3 products are endlessly buoyant but a closer look at the state of play reveals very few omega-3 functional foods and beverages have moved beyond niche sales levels.

Omega 3 impact overestimated?

Omega 3 impact overestimated?

Both alpha-linolenic acid and omega-3 fatty acids may reduce onset
of depression in cancer patients, suggest Japanese reasearchers.
But investigations into the different omega-3 fats,
eicosapentaenoic acid and docosapentaenoic acid,...

FDA amends fish oil GRAS

FDA amends fish oil GRAS

The US food watchdog this week issued a 'tentative final rule' that
amends the current GRAS status for a fish oil used in food
ingredients, to control consumer intake of omega-3 fatty acids.

Fish oils to beat the blues

Fish oils to beat the blues

Omega-3 fatty acids, found in significant quantities in salmon,
swordfish, and tuna will help relieve depression in people already
in maintenance therapy for depression, a recent study shows. The
research carried out in Israel supports...

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