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October 2014 Issue
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October 17, 2014
Hill Pharma Inc., Fairfield, NJ, and Optigenex Inc., Hoboken, NJ, have partnered to offer new products in the growing sports nutrition, sports performance and weight management dietary supplement markets.   Hill Pharma Inc. has been granted th…  Read More »
October 13, 2014
OmniActive Health Technologies, Morristown, NJ, was presented the top honor in the Nutraceutical category at the Pharmexcil Outstanding Exports Awards 2013-14 at the Park Hyatt, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad (India). OmniActive has been presented this awa…  Read More »
October 13, 2014
American Laboratories, Inc. (ALI), Omaha, NE, has joined the Enzyme Technical Association (ETA), a trade association of companies that represents marketers and manufacturers of enzymes in North America. The Enzyme Technical Association “prom…  Read More »
October 13, 2014
The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) has added three new companies, growing its membership roster to a 41-year high of 151 member companies. The three companies include: Voting Members—BioCell Technology, LLC; DianaPlantSciences; and Pro…  Read More »
October 13, 2014
Arla Foods Ingredients has highlighted the need for a global industry push to ensure dairy ingredients are included as an integral part of emergency food programs. Ingredients derived from milk tend not to be included in such programs—includin…  Read More »
October 13, 2014
HORN Animal Wellness will represent Emsland Group in the U.S., concentrating on marketing and sales of Emsland’s high quality pea and potato products. HORN Animal Wellness will distribute Emsland Group’s Empet ingredients, sourced from r…  Read More »
October 8, 2014
Dr. Chantal Matar, Professor, Health Sciences Faculty of the University of Ottawa, and Dr. Barry W. Ritz, Nutrition Sciences Department at Drexel University, received the “Best of Research” award from the Hokkaido Prefecture Bureau of Eco…  Read More »
October 3, 2014
Ingredion Incorporated, Westchester, IL, has entered into an expanded distribution agreement with Desert King International, the world's largest producer of Quillaja saponaria and Yucca schidigera products, to be the exclusive global distributor…  Read More »
October 3, 2014
Science-based animal health company Vets Plus, Inc., Menomonie ,WI, is launching a new research initiative to focus on cutting edge nanotechnology to create innovative products. The company has recently begun research in nanotechnology, whi…  Read More »
October 1, 2014
Kemin, Des Moines, IA, and DSM, Parsippany, NJ, have launched OPTISHARP Natural brand zeaxanthin. Kemin, creator of FloraGLO Lutein, and DSM, developer of OPTISHARP Zeaxanthin, are expanding their longtime lutein partnership to deliver naturally-sour…  Read More »
October 1, 2014
More than 1.6 million cardiovascular-related deaths per year can be attributed to sodium consumption above the World Health Organization’s (WHO) recommendation of 2 grams (2,000 mg) per day, researchers said in an analysis evaluating population…  Read More »
October 1, 2014
Vitamin D deficiency is associated with a substantially increased risk of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease in older people, according to a study published recently in Neurology. An international team led by Dr. David Llewellyn at the Universit…  Read More »
October 1, 2014
Hispanics have taken to using supplements in greater numbers over the last five years, and comprise the fastest growing ethnic population for vitamin and mineral use, according to a recent report from market research publisher Packaged Facts titled &…  Read More »
October 1, 2014
The Council for Responsible Nutrition-International (CRN-I), the international arm of the U.S.-based Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), will hold its fifth annual symposium on October 16 in Brisbane, Australia. Titled “A Quality Dietary S…  Read More »
October 1, 2014
The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA), Silver Spring, MD, has published recommendations for regulators to address issues related to the safe use and responsible commerce of legally marketed products derived from Cannabis species. Several s…  Read More »

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