Baker IDI criticised for vitamin logo

A leading medical research institute will not disclose details of its financial dealings with a major vitamin manufacturer, despite criticisms it is tacitly endorsing unproven therapies.

The Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute allows Swisse Vitamins to use its logo on fish oil and krill oil products, but is keeping mum over how much it receives in return, claiming it is “commercial in confidence”.

The institute's involvement with Swisse has come to the fore as the vitamins company takes