23-Jul-2014 - Activist investor William Ackman’s much publicized webinar on Herbalife, which he characterized as a ‘death blow’ to the company, turned out to be anything but. The company’s share price rose 25% yesterday, much of that rise coming during Ackman’s exhaustive 3-hour-plus presentation.
23-Jul-2014 - Puna Noni, a Hawaiian company marketing juice of the tropical Noni fruit, has received a warning letter from the Food and Drug Administration citing numerous violations, including cancer treatment claims and GMP failures. Considering the exhaustive list of transgressions in the letter, at least one observer questioned why FDA didn’t take the next step to file an injuction against the company.
23-Jul-2014 - Verde Media Group is moving forward with construction of a pilot plant in Asia that will validate its production technology that the company said will yield lower cost omega-3s from heterotrophic algae.
23-Jul-2014 - A daily glass of beetroot juice may boost the aerobic fitness of swimmers, reports a new study that supports the sports nutrition potential of beetroot previously reported for cycling, walking, and running.
22-Jul-2014 - The Natural Products Association has begun its search for a new senior vice president of member services and COO following the resignation of Devon Powell.
22-Jul-2014 - NanoSphere Health Sciences has formally launched its line of liquid dietary supplements called Evolve Nutrients that employs its lipid-based delivery technology promising more rapid absorption and better bioavailability.
22-Jul-2014 - Ten grams per day of collagen peptides from either porcine or bovine origin may reduce joint pain, says a new study from Nitta Gelatin Inc.
22-Jul-2014 - Daily consumption of a Montmorency tart cherry concentrate may reduce increases in markers of inflammation and oxidative stress after exercise, says a new study with trained cyclists.
22-Jul-2014 - Scientists at a German state control laboratory have developed a fast and accurate method of testing whether supplement and sports nutrition products contain the illegal stimulant DMAA (1,3-dimethylamylamine/methylhexaneamine).
22-Jul-2014 - 26-year food ingredients veteran Olivier Rigaud is the new CEO of French herbal extracts leader Naturex, moving from tate & Lyle, where he has been the chair of Specialty Food Ingredients since 2010.
22-Jul-2014 - B&D Nutritional Ingredients has been named the exclusive marketer and seller of Hosada Nutritional’s Melinjo Dimer Resveratrol for the US market.
21-Jul-2014 - Botanical ingredients for cognitive health indications abound, and the scientific backing for these ingredients is abundant, too, if you are willing to look, experts said.
21-Jul-2014 - FDA proposals to overhaul the Nutrition Facts panel on food labels are “strong” and “likely to make an important contribution”, says former FDA commissioner David Kessler, M.D. “But I believe they don't go far enough.”
21-Jul-2014 - Multilevel marketing giant Herbalife launched a preemptive strike of sorts against the campaign waged by activist investor Bill Ackman, who has taken a short position on the company valued at as much as $1 billion.
21-Jul-2014 - Long-term use of vitamin C and E supplements do not increase the risk of cancer, while vitamin C may offer some colorectal benefits, according to a new analysis from Harvard researchers.
21-Jul-2014 - Washington state attorneys insist that 5-Hour Energy wouldn’t work if it wasn’t for its caffeine content in a fierce attack on the credibility of America’s top-selling shot.
21-Jul-2014 - Daily supplementation with magnesium oxide in combination with a mild fitness program may boost the physical performance of healthy older women, says a new study.
21-Jul-2014 - Lipid-rich fresh avocado and beta-carotene rich foods improve bioavailability of the carotenoids from these foods and convert them into an active form of vitamin A, according to a study published in the Journal of Nutrition.
18-Jul-2014 - When it comes to what’s an allowable claim in the realm of cognitive health, ignorance and confusion abound, experts say.
18-Jul-2014 - Leading natural products distributor KeHE has struck a deal to buy Nature's Best – the largest privately owned wholesaler-distributor of health and natural food products...