17 June 2005
The UK's Health Food Manufacturers Association (HFMA) have pushed the UK government hard to promote dossiers.
23 March 2005
An increasing drive towards healthy eating and a move to reducing obesity has prompted a rise in the use of food supplements.
03 April 2004
US manufacturers and consumers of food supplements have enjoyed a liberal regime - is the end in sight?
02 June 2010
EFSA goes it's own way despite mass resistance from food and natural health industry
10 February 2012
Tracking changing attitudes to the Nutrition and Health Claims Regulation
16 May 2005
Louise Mclean talked to Dr Robert Verkerk, Executive Director of the Alliance for Natural Health, in order to establish the facts on the EU Food Supplements Directive and get his views on how the ban would affect consumers
13 December 2017
ANH-Intl evaluates the potential impact of a recent European Court appeal challenging lack of movement on on-hold health claims for botanicals
09 October 2019
Death of the cholesterol theory; Irish fight health tax; Cooking food changes microbiome; Microbial teamwork & gut health; Omega-3 & CVD; Hugging makes us happy; Pesticide safety
10 October 2007
The EU Novel Foods Regulations (1997), initially brought into force as a protection against GM foods entering the market without sufficient safety testing, is now being used as the tool with which superfoods from indigenous cultures are being discriminated against within the EU. Today's story in The Times (UK) tells how Goji berries, a completely natural nutrient dense superberry eaten for centuries in China and other parts of Asia, is due to be removed from the shelves on 23rd March 2007, if proof of sale in any EU Member State before 1997 cannot be shown.
10 June 2005
If you use vitamin and mineral supplements for health, you might want to fly over to Rome, Italy and crash the July 4-9 meeting of the Codex Alimentarius Commission, a little-known international body that wields immense power over the global food market.