Pullman, WA—Organic milk tends to contain preferable ratios of omega fatty acids to those found in conventional milk, according to an analysis performed by a research team from Washington State University. The study is hailed as the first large-scale, nationwide comparison of the two types of milk, as nearly 400 samples were tested over an 18-month period.

Beijing—Chinese officials recently denied entrance to a cargo shipment of corn from the United States on the grounds that it was contaminated with an unapproved strain of genetically modified corn, Reuters reports.

supplements dangers

Washington, D.C.—An opinion piece published in Annals of Internal Medicine entitled, “Enough Is Enough: Stop Wasting Money on Vitamin and Mineral Supplements,” has caused a large upset in the natural products industry.

Washington, D.C.—A prohibition on the use of trans fat as an ingredient in food products could be coming from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). By removing the generally recognized as safe (GRAS) designation from trans fat, the agency would, in effect, make its inclusion illegal.

krill oil

New data from the journal Lipids in Health and Disease suggests that krill oil could be better than other marine oils for improving individuals’ omega-3 index.

South Hackensack, NJ—Naturex recently shared fresh data about two newly launched ingredients during a media tour of its New Jersey extraction and production plant.

Silver Spring, MD—The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently issued a warning letter to 23andMe, a genetic testing service, for marketing its product for the diagnosis of diseases without approval.

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