Health and Nutrition

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Australian CAM group defends herbal product quality

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Australian CAM group Complementary Medicines Australia (CMA) has issued a strong defence of the quality of herbal products.

China passes law that puts TCM on equal footing with western medicine

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China has passed a new law that places Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) on an equal footing in the country with western medicine.

“Engaging authentically with customers – that’s our big opportunity”

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“Engaging authentically with our customers – that’s our big opportunity as independent retailers.” So says Food For Thought owner Alan Martin in a new video interview for Natural Products News.

Need I say More?

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Holland & Barrett CEO Peter Aldis talks here with NPN’s Jim Manson about the retailer’s new flagship More store at Marble Arch and how it plans to become a £1 billion business by 2020

FSA acrylamide campaign is “fiasco” that misses biggest risk

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The food writer and campaigner Joanna Blythman has described the UK's Food Standards Agency’s ‘go for gold’ campaign on acrylamide as a “fiasco” that...

US authorities say homeopathic remedies “must state they do not work”

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The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) says that over-the-counter homeopathic medicines on sale in America must in future state on pack that ‘there is no scientific evidence the product works’.