Experts explain micronutrients’ role in slowing cognitive decline, at House of Commons meeting
Prominent experts in nutrition and cognitive function explained the importance of diet and nutrients in preventing or slowing cognitive decline at the fourth meeting of the All Party Parliamentary Group…
Global natural and organic cosmetic standards: ISO the solution?
Hopes are riding high in parts of the global natural and organic cosmetics sect0r that the upcoming ISO standard will bring clarity on the subject of standards. Others fear it…
EFSA to set upper safe limit for daily sugar intake
The European Food Safety Authority is to give formal advice on daily sugar intake for the first time.
Latest GOTS standard allows ‘combined products’ to certified
Strict criteria for ‘additional fibre material’ and a new category for ‘combined products’ are among the changes in Version 5.0 of the Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS), released on 1…
Denmark debates case for additional ‘organic+’ label
Stakeholders in the Danish organic sector have been discussing the case for a new ‘organic+’ label.
Chefs, will you stir the pot over GMOs?
Genetically modified foods (GMOs) are coming to the UK. Quietly but determinedly the UK government is pushing forward with its plans to open up the UK’s farms, fields and kitchens…
Oikos criticizes Norwegian Government plan to abandon organic target
Norway’s lead organic body Oikos (Organic Norway) has criticized Norwegian Government proposals to abandon the country’s goal of making 15% of all food production and consumption organic by 2020.
Roundtable: Rewriting the next decade of food
Eight leading lights from the UK natural food industry gathered at NPG’s Brighton offices in January to engage in some shared thinking about the future for the sector.
43% of Britons have tried herbal remedies
A recent survey of 2,000 people by Opinion Health on behalf of UK-based herbal tea and supplements specialist Pukka Herbs has found that 43% have tried alternative medicine/herbal remedies.
Organic Monitor relaunches as Ecovia Intelligence
Specialist marketing intelligence business Organic Monitor is being relaunched this month as Ecovia Intelligence.