• ADM Launches Soy Isoflavone Awareness Campaign

    January 1, 2006
    || ADM Launches Soy Isoflavone Awareness Campaign ADM, Decatur, IL, has launched a soy isoflavone education campaign aimed at women seeking relief from menopausal symptoms, particularly hot flashes. The program seeks to help women choose wisely from…

  • Mitsubishi Awarded GRAS Status for Sucrose Esters

    January 1, 2006
    || Mitsubishi Awarded GRAS Status for Sucrose Esters Mitsubishi Kagaku Foods, Tokyo, Japan, has obtained self-determined GRAS status for its sucrose ester tablet lubricants in dietary supplement applications. Sucrose esters are produced from sucrose an…

  • Soy Labs Receives USDA Grant

    January 1, 2006
    || Soy Labs Receives USDA Grant Soy Labs LLC, Fairfield, CA, has received a $150,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to launch its CardioTrim line of nutritional supplements. Soy Labs uses a proprietary formula that is specificall…

  • Humanetics, Mount Sinai Sign Agreement

    January 1, 2006
    || Humanetics, Mount Sinai Sign Agreement Humanetics Corp., Minneapolis, MN, has signed an exclusive license agreement with Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Manhattan, NY, to further develop and commercialize an oral agent, referenced as NIC5-15, to com…

  • KGK Synergize Receives GLP Certification

    January 1, 2006
    || KGK Synergize Receives GLP Certification KGK Synergize Inc., London, Ontario, has achieved Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) recognition from the Standards Council of Canada. KGK’s laboratory facility and a toxicity study were audited by the Stan…

  • Patent Awarded

    January 1, 2006
    || Patent Awarded Imagenetix, Inc., San Diego, CA, has signed a license agreement with the University of Minnesota for the exclusive rights to the University’s recently awarded patent covering a natural compound for lowering the body’s lept…

  • Health Strategy Network Conference to Feature Interactive Case Studies

    January 1, 2006
    || Health Strategy Network Conference to Feature Interactive Case Studies Health Strategy Network, Providence, RI, a division of Health Strategy Consulting (HSC), has confirmed four powerful and insightful business case studies for examination and dial…

  • AHP To Develop Botanical Standards

    January 1, 2006
    || AHP To Develop Botanical Standards The American Herbal Pharmacopoeia, Scotts Valley, CA, and the National Center for Natural Products Research, Oxford, MS, have formed a research collaboration to develop quality standards for botanical dietary suppl…

  • Neptune Forms Strategic Alliance with Degussa AG

    January 1, 2006
    || Neptune Forms Strategic Alliance with Degussa AG Neptune Technologies and Bioressources Inc., Laval, Quebec, has formed a strategic alliance with Degussa AG, Düsseldorf, Germany. The alliance between Neptune and Degussa AG includes a two-tier p…

  • FDA, industry members and other interested parties came together in a mid-November meeting to discuss the fate of qualified health

    January 1, 2006
    || Industry officials agreed in the wake of an FDA meeting on November 17th, 2005, that the agency’s current policy on the wording of qualified health claims is untenable; but views diverged on how label language can be made clearer. The meeting i…

  • Food Marketing Practices Deemed Bad for Children's Health

    January 1, 2006
    || Food Marketing Practices Deemed Bad for Children’s Health Officials at the Institute of Medicine (IOM) called into question the marketing practices of food and beverage companies in a report published on December 6th, in which researchers went…

  • AHPA Forms New

    January 1, 2006
    || AHPA Forms New Indicating just how far food and beverage companies have come with regard to marketing to children, GMA pointed out, “Since 2002, 98% of our members have improved the nutrition profile of their products; 83% have improved the i…

  • New Dietary Supplement Drink for Joint Pain

    January 1, 2006
    || New Dietary Supplement Drink for Joint Pain The Animal Products Committee will bring this same purpose to herbal products that are marketed for use by animals (including pets and livestock), while the Ayurvedic Herbal Products Committee will focus…

  • Draft of Traditional Medicines Model Released

    January 1, 2006
    || Draft of Traditional Medicines Model Released The same day results from the Glucosamine Arthritis Intervention Trial (GAIT) were released, a new dietary supplement drink containing glucosamine and chondroitin was launched by The Elations Company, Ci…

  • Atrium Biotechnologies Acquires HVL

    January 1, 2006
    || Atrium Biotechnologies Acquires HVL “The current legal framework for dietary supplements provides significant options for consumer healthcare choices,” noted AHPA president Michael McGuffin. “And while some goods that have long bee…