Month: November 2012

Muscle & joint health

Several claims have been authorised for muscle and joint health. These include:- Health claim – ‘contributes to…’ Normal muscle function Calcium, Magnesium, Potassium, vitamin D* Growth in muscle mass Protein The maintenance of muscle mass Protein The maintenance of normal connective tissue Copper The formation of normal connective tissue Manganese Normal sulphur amino-acid metabolism Molybdenum …

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One-fifth of shoppers ‘rarely or never read food labels’

Just nine per cent of UK shoppers always read the ingredients label on their food shopping. That’s the finding of new research by Canadean Consumer, which also reveals that while 32 per cent of consumers ‘often’ read the ingredients list, 21 per cent ‘rarely’ or ‘never’ read the ingredients. This, says the market research company, …

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