Geneva, Switzerland—Vitafoods Europe and Finished Products Expo 2010 drew 2,100 visitors to the Geneva Palexpo center from May 18 to 20. The show featured some 500 international exhibitors from several industries, including nutraceuticals, cosmeceuticals and functional foods/drinks.
Lund, Sweden— As part of Europe’s HEALTHGRAIN project, researchers from Finland and Ireland investigated several processing techniques for improving the quality, safety and nutritional profile of oat-based, gluten-free bread.
Dallas, TX—A recent warning letter sent to Coats International following a good manufacturing practices inspection underscores several out-of-compliance issues that inspectors are finding at dietary supplement plants.
Many older Americans are forced to give up some independence with age because loss of visual acuity limits their ability to drive. Interesting research from the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center in North Chicago indicates that zeaxanthin may be able to help.