MediNewsDigest: Pretty Rosemary has been given the “antioxidant” blessing by the EU.  Before you organic goodness foodies rejoice, read the corrolary:  Then  food chemical company FenChem:

Quoting FoodNavigator:

“…The antioxidant approval is only for extracts that meet the purity standards drawn up by the European Rosemary Extract Manufacturers Group (Naturex, Raps and Robertet). It covers solvent extracts not water extracts because the latter have high levels of rosmaric acid. Solvent-based extracts have high levels of carnosic acid and carnosol….”

Last sighting of Rosemary with her Friends

Put the real herb on your favorite dish, and try to have your appetite not affected by what you just read….

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