Cancun, MX— From February 14 to 19, Xlear Inc. hosted an educational conference for media, here, on the antimicrobial natural sweetener xylitol. Daily seminars conducted by pioneering xylitol researchers, dental hygienists and other experts highlighted the benefits of xylitol for oral and overall systemic health.

Pycnogenol may be the answer for metabolic syndrome sufferers.

The caramel coloring found in many popular sodas may cause cancer, CSPI says.

Vitamin D has anti-cancer and anti-allergy affects.

Mergers, acquisitions and company news.

Promotions, new hires, retirements, in memoriam.

A trial published in Nutrition Research and Practice suggests a branded lychee fruit polyphenol may offer anti-inflammatory properties.

Packaging experts O.Berk Company has spotted several hot packaging trends to watch out for this year. A few of these trends include sustainability, electronic-enabled packaging and smaller packaging.

organic food

U.S. shoppers spent far more than Europeans in 2009 for organic foods and beverages.