Urinary Tract Infection

ANSES says evidence not yet strong enough to back UTI health claim

Cranberry players debate meaning of fresh French advice

By Shane Starling

The cranberry industry, divided over differing methods of measuring the active proanthocyanidins (PACs) content of the berries, are offering differing interpretations of new advice from the French food agency (ANSES).

Measure for measure: Cranberry wars rage on

Dispatches from Vitafoods Europe 2011

Measure for measure: Cranberry wars rage on

By Shane Starling

The long-standing dispute within the cranberry industry about the most appropriate way to measure the urinary tract infection (UTI)-battling berry’s active constituents was resolved in France recently when a government body backed a version of the DMAC...

Are cranberry PACs all they are cracked up to be?

Are cranberry PACs all they are cracked up to be?

By Shane Starling

In a NutraIngredients.com round table discussion, three leading cranberry suppliers discuss the merits of proanthocyanidins (PACs) in benefiting urinary tract infections(UTIs).

Moving towards a cranberry PACs pact

Dispatches from Vitafoods

Moving towards a cranberry PACs pact

Julie Rosenborg, from Lallemand Health Ingredients, and Diana Naturals' Mathieu Besnard spoke with Shane Starling about some of the issues surrounding the proanthocyanidin content of cranberry and how the French urinary tract infection health claim...

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