16-May-2013 - In the latest development in the nutraceutical world’s equivalent of the Wars of the Roses, the United States Patent and Trademark Office has ruled on a reexamination of a Neptune Bioressources and Technologies patent and has rejected all of its 148 claims.
13-May-2013 - Increased intakes of the omega-3 fatty acids EPA and DHA may counter the alleviate oxidative stress in older people with mild cognitive impairment (MCI), says a new study from Malaysia.
19-Apr-2013 - Supplements of omega-3 fatty acids in the ethyl ester form may reduce the stiffness in arteries and reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease in obese people, says a new study from Australia.
16-Apr-2013 - Men and women may benefit from different types of omega-3 fatty acid supplements to reduce their risk of stroke or heart attacks linked to blood clots, says a new study from Australia.
11-Apr-2013 - Virun and Stepan Lipid Nutrition have signed a letter of intent to exploit what both companies agree is untapped potential in the clear, functional beverage space.
11-Apr-2013 - Novotech Nutraceuticals has announced that it has been awarded both US and UK patents on its technology to produce powdered omega-3 ingredients.
10-Apr-2013 - Israel’s Qualitas Health is rolling out its sustainable, algae-sourced omega-3 oil rich in EPA for supplements, filling a hole in the market for pure-EPA oils.
03-Apr-2013 - High consumption of omega-3 long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids might be associated with a lower risk of dying among older adults by as much as 27%, according to new research.
02-Apr-2013 - Solutions4CO2 Inc., a Canadian company that develops ways to process waste gas, water and biomass streams into high value nutraceutical co products, has entered into an agreement to develop a new source of omega-3 oils from the waste streams of cold water shrimp from a Canadian processor.
02-Apr-2013 - Long chain omega-3 fatty acids may help to boost the immune system by enhancing the functioning of immune cells, according to new research.
29-Mar-2013 - The heart health benefits of omega-3-rich fish oil may be linked to its ability to favorably influence the variability in heart rates, says a meta-analysis of 15 studies.
22-Mar-2013 - Dynamic Extractions and Formulations (DEF) claims a new process that converts omega-3 and other oils into stabilised fine powders improves the nutritional value and shelf life of the product.
21-Mar-2013 - DSM says the supply bottleneck in fish-sourced omega-3 that recently forced its own prices up 15%, is not confined to the dominant source – Peruvian anchovies.
18-Mar-2013 - Olympic Seafoods-owned krill player, Rimfrost, is trumpeting a new scheme that raises traceability levels in a sector that continues to suffer sustainability attacks despite independent sources calling the fishery one of the world’s best managed.
11-Mar-2013 - Ingredients giant DSM Nutritional Products has enhanced it omega-3 portfolio with a supply agreement with Oceans Omega LLC and its OTEC emulsion ingredients.
04-Mar-2013 - Norwegian herring-sourced omega-3 specialist Arctic Nutrition has inked a distribution deal in Australia and New Zealand with Pathway International.
28-Feb-2013 - If they don’t eat fish, vegans and vegetarians get very little EPA and DHA, the long chain omega-3 fatty acids we are told are key for maintaining cardiovascular and cognitive health. But is this a problem that needs to be fixed? And are algal omega-3 supplements the answer?
28-Feb-2013 - Consumption of omega-3 rich fish oils could help to protect against skin cancer, according to new findings from the UK.
26-Feb-2013 - Prenatal supplementation with the omega-3 fatty acid DHA may help to cut the risk of preterm and low birth weight babies, says new study data.
25-Feb-2013 - Pharmaceutical omega-3 products are important but will grow more slowly than some expect because of the long timeframe for drug approval, says the chief of the Global Organisation for EPA and DHA Omega-3s (GOED).