21-Oct-2014 - DSM Venturing, the investment arm of Royal DSM, has announced a strategic investment into ZeaVision, a dietary supplement company based on the benefits of zeaxanthin, a carotenoid eye health ingredient.
21-Oct-2014 - Michael McGuffin, president of the American Herbal Products Association, has a unique perspective on the 20th anniversary of DSHEA having started in the herbal products industry in 1974, twenty years before the law was passed. The law, as he sees it, preserved a right that Americans had always had, that being the right to manage their own self care.
21-Oct-2014 - A unique collaboration of experts worked together to identify an adulterant in the chondroitin supply and the industry took note, but still some suppliers are not using the right methods and that’s a concern, says the president of Synutra International.
21-Oct-2014 - The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics' annual Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo (FNCE) is in full swing in Atlanta, with hot topics covering everything from nutrition labeling, healthy snacking, the GRAS process, and obesity... Stay updated with FoodNavigator-USA.com
21-Oct-2014 - The dietary supplement business has gone from fighting for its life to enjoying the fruits of an open, dynamic marketplace, and it’s all because of DSHEA, according to Loren Isrealsen, president of the United Natural Products Alliance.
21-Oct-2014 - French dairy giant Danone has rubbished reports it has targeted US infant formula manufacturer Mead Johnson Nutrition for acquisition.
20-Oct-2014 - Ingredients giant BASF is leveraging its ‘unique expertise’ in nutrition and pharma in technologies, capabilities, and ingredients for the ‘next generation of dietary supplements’, the company tells NutraIngredients-USA.
20-Oct-2014 - The 20th anniversary of the Dietary Supplements Health and Education Act (DSHEA) is ‘monumental’, says Steve Mister from the CRN, but the industry shouldn’t rest on its laurels too long. ‘The important thing is to figure out what change is necessary to help the industry to continue to grow and then manage that change’.
20-Oct-2014 - BlueOcean NutraSciences, which had earlier signed agreements with cold water shrimp harvesters to use its extraction technology to extract omega 3 oils for the leftovers of shrimp processing, has signed a licencing agreement with Neptune Technologies and Bioressources for its ingredient in North America.
20-Oct-2014 - The ‘surprising’ discovery of a previously unidentified class of lipid molecules that enhance insulin sensitivity and blood sugar control could offer a route to the prevention of type 2 diabetes, say researchers.
17-Oct-2014 - As the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans are developed, there has been a lot of heated debate about saturated fat (not the nutritional bogeyman we always thought?) and protein (it’s a hot trend, but do we really need more?). But what about choline?
17-Oct-2014 - Key players in the passage of the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act of 1994 (DSHEA) will join a panel at the Council for Responsible Nutrition’s Annual Workshop and Conference to reflect on the Bill’s importance and how it has impacted the industry and its consumers.
17-Oct-2014 - The announcement that researchers have developed a way to construct a three dimensional in vitro model of human brain cells that exhibit features of Alzheimer’s disease could be a game changer for the research of cognitive health dietary supplements, experts say.
17-Oct-2014 - San Diego will host the first ever Probiota Americas in June 2015, which will bring together eminent scientists and business leaders from the pre & probiotic and microbiota focused nutrition industries of North and South America.
17-Oct-2014 - Ingredient supplier Compound Solutions has introduced a nature identical version of theacrine branded as TeaCrine. The ingredient offers benefits over caffeine, the mainstay of energy formulations, the company says.
17-Oct-2014 - Despite ongoing vacancies in the main office of the Division of Dietary Supplements, companies must continue to build relationships with FDA’s district offices to ensure ongoing GMP compliance, says Dr Daniel Fabricant, CEO of the Natural Products Association.
17-Oct-2014 - Glanbia Nutrtionals has debuted an enzyme blend targeting release of branch chain amino acids (BCAA) and glutamine from whey protein sources.
16-Oct-2014 - Ixoreal Biomed has achieved Non-GMO Project verification for its KSM-66 ashwagandha-branded ingredient.
16-Oct-2014 - Research by Cargill shows its Zerose brand erythritol does more than just cut calories; it can help prevent cavities, too.
16-Oct-2014 - Reporting adverse events is something all dietary supplement companies must prepared to do to be in compliance with the law. But beyond that basic requirement, companies that fully embrace an AER system can use it to provide valuable market data, an expert says.