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Vitamin E market in turmoil

Vitamin E market in turmoil

By staff reporter

A new report says that the market for vitamin E supplements is in
turmoil as consumers become confused by conflicting media messages,
but despite this the cosmetics and toiletries industry is likely to
fuel future growth as it is...

Russian dairy proliferates

Russian dairy proliferates

In recent years the Russian dairy sector has undergone tremendous
upheaval, with the consolidation of old dairy plants changing the
face of the industry. We spoke to the Russian National Dairy
Institute to find out what impact these...

Soy moves

Soy moves

The Russian government recently lifted import duties on soybeans,
corn and fishmeal for nine months starting 25 January, reports the
American Soybean Association, opening the way for soy movements in
the East.

Organic opportunity

Organic opportunity

Organic meat sales are set to surge in the United States as BSE
sparks consumers' fears for food safety, reports UK research
company Organic Monitor. Late last month the US government
confirmed the country's first mad cow...

Antibiotics in action

Antibiotics in action

New data from a survey of animal health companies show that the
volume of antibiotics used in animals in the US was virtually
unchanged in 2002 compared to 2001, after two consecutive years of
declines. The report from the Animal...

Piggy feed

Piggy feed

A project funded by the European development organisation Eureka
has helped scientists to produce a fortifying feed for piglets
without the use of antibiotics.

Omega on the farm...

Omega on the farm...

As the questioning consumer continues to show concern over the
safety of food products and notably the use of antibiotics in farm
animals, new research could offer a healthy alternative to boost
the immunity system of pigs - fish...