October 2006 Issue

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Articles

  • Organic By Any Other Name

    The boom in demand for organic foods and ingredients threatens to outpace supply. Yet some companies are coming under fire for allegedly “fudging” what is truly organic. The question is, do the cows have to be happy for the milk to be organic?

  • 2006 Regulatory Roundup

    As the legislative year grinds to a halt, here’s what’s left - and what will be on the table when things pick up again.

  • Nuts Reclaiming Status as Health Food

    With the emphasis on nutraceutical value carrying more weight than simple caloric content, nuts are reclaiming their rightful place as a health food.

  • New Breed of Weight-Loss Foods

    America's obsession with its waistline has made the food industry pay closer attention to a new breed of diet- and weight-friendly foods.

  • Trace Minerals

    Minerals are categorized by how much the human body requires – 100 mg per day or more of an element and it’s considered a major mineral. Less than that, the element is referred to as a trace mineral.