Roche Vitamins is to start production of pure epigallocatechin
gallate (EGCG), the active compound in green tea, at a new
production plant in Shanghai. Annual output is expected to be more
than 40 tons.
Mothers who supplement their diet with fatty acids rich in
docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) during pregnancy and lactation may be
doing their children a favour in later years, say researchers in
this month's Pediatrics journal.
The research laboratory Bio-Technical Resources today announced it
is commercialising its technology to produce glucosamine by
microbial fermentation, with product availability in the first
quarter of 2003.
Most melatonin supplements in a recent review met their label
claims and were free of lead contamination, according to testing
organisation ConsumerLab.com. The organisation found that 16 of 18
melatonin dietary supplements tested...
UK beauty and cosmetics company The Body Shop this week welcomed
the news that Europe will finally ban cosmetics animal testing but
was disappointed that the EU Conciliation Committee had not
resolved the issue of a total ban on the...