Wellness Foods

EU approves plant sterol ingredients

Dec 02, 2004

Canada-based Forbes Medi-Tech received a positive opinion from European authorities for the approval of its wood-derived cholesterol-lowering ingredient Reducol, reports Food Navigator. Reducol joins a list of new EU-approved plant sterol ingredients and applications from Decatur, Ill. based Archer Daniels Midland (ADM), London based Unilever (with its Flora ProActiv range), and the smaller Finnish firms Teriaka and Pharmaconsult.