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Natures Aid acquired by Thornton & Ross

Preston-based natural health specialist Natures Aid has been purchased by Thornton & Ross Ltd. Established in 1982 by Lynn Lord, David Lord and Paul Marshall, Natures Aid has become one of the leading VMS and herbal product manufacturers in the UK health food sector and has built up a substantial international business. Natures Aid’s director […]

November 22, 2016 Continue Reading
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Clipper blends organic infusions

Clipper Teas has introduced five new natural and organic herbal teas to its infusions range. Calmer Chameleon, Flower Power, Happy Mondays, Skinni Mintie and Skinni Vanilli join the existing Snore and Peace and Rise and Shine blends. “We pride ourselves on bringing fresh ideas and remarkable new products to the tea category, and our new […]

March 22, 2016 Continue Reading
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MHRA’s St John’s wort bust “overstepped the mark” – ANH

The MHRA “overstepped the legal mark” when it removed 107 St John’s wort products last week from the Amazon UK website, claims campaign group the Alliance for Natural Health. The move by the UK’s medicine regulator followed recent discussions with the Health Food Manufacturers Association, which has been pressing the MHRA to take action against […]

March 12, 2015 Continue Reading
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St John’s wort products pulled from Amazon after HFMA-MHRA collaboration

The Health Food Manufacturers’ Association (HFMA) says that over 100 unlicensed St John’s Wort products had been removed this week from the Amazon.co.uk website as the result of a collaboration with the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA). Following discussions in December 2014 with the MHRA, the HFMA raised concerns about the selling activities […]

March 4, 2015 Continue Reading
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MP urges Hunt to consider herbal solutions to drug resistance

The Conservative MP and natural health supporter David Tredinnick has called on the Health Secretary, Jeremy Hunt, to consider herbal solutions to the growing problem of antibiotic resistance. During questions in the House of Commons, the MP for Bosworth said: “Does my right honourable friend agree that a critical problem that A&E units will face […]

June 30, 2014 Continue Reading
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MP urges Hunt to consider herbal solutions to drug resistance

The Conservative MP and natural health supporter David Tredinnick has called on the Health Secretary, Jeremy Hunt, to consider herbal solutions to the growing problem of antibiotic resistance. During questions in the House of Commons, the MP for Bosworth said: “Does my right honourable friend agree that a critical problem that A&E units will face […]

June 30, 2014 Continue Reading
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Napiers spots formula for successful herbal future

Napiers, the 150-year old herbal remedy and natural healthcare specialist, is to roll out a range of licenced herbal formulas under the MHRA’s herbal registration scheme. The products are based on traditional formulas developed by west of England herbalist Rickard Lane, some of which are over 100 years old. (more…)

February 23, 2010 Continue Reading
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