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    Clover Signs Heinz U.K. Deal

    Clover Signs Heinz U.K. Deal Functional food ingredient company Clover Corporation, Australia, has signed a contract to supply its HiDHA oils for use in Heinz Farley infant formulas in the U.K. As part of the agreement, Clover will supply 43,000 kil…
    05.01.02

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    P.L. Thomas Appointed GliSODin Distributor

    P.L. Thomas Appointed GliSODin Distributor Morristown, NJ-based P.L. Thomas was recently named exclusive distributor of GliSODin in the U.S. GliSODin, manufactured by France-based Isocell, uses a patented process to make superoxide dismutase (SOD) o…
    05.01.02

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    Edge Labs Expands

    Edge Labs Expands Edge Labs, East Brunswick, NJ, recently expanded its manufacturing facilities. The company has obtained a new 25,000 square foot facility for the manufacturing of nutritional supplements, which will have NNFA certification and will…
    05.01.02

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    Garuda To Acquires Businesses

    Garuda To Acquires Businesses Garuda Capital Corp., Vancouver, BC, signed two letters of intent to wholly acquire two separate businesses, both located in Vancouver. Hagensborg Foods is a manufacturer and distributor of fine chocolates and other go…
    05.01.02

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    Natrol Expands Care For Kids

    Natrol Expands Care For Kids Natrol, Chatsworth, CA, has added the Vitamin Angel Alliance to its Care For Kids initiative. Natrol launched its Care For Kids program in February 2002, with a goal of providing monetary, personnel and product assistan…
    05.01.02

  • Fatty Acids | Industry & Market News

    Celanese Begins Omega 3 Fatty Acid Production

    Celanese Begins Omega 3 Fatty Acid Production Protos Biotech, the biotechnology unit of Celanese Ventures, Frankfurt, Germany, has signed an agreement with a fermentation company to enter the market for omega 3 fatty acids. Celanese aims to supply p…
    05.01.02

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    Minute Maid To Fortify Juices

    Minute Maid To Fortify Juices With Vitamin D The Minute Maid Company, Houston, TX, will introduce the first national brand of vitamin D fortified juice. Beginning this month vitamin D will be added to calcium fortified Minute Maid Premium Home-Squ…
    04.01.02

  • Dietary Supplements | Industry & Market News

    FDA To Conduct Consumer Surveys On Labeling

    FDA To Conduct Consumer Surveys On Labeling FDA has initiated a proposed collection of information, which has been submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for emergency processing. The proposed collection of information would consist…
    04.01.02

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    BotanicLab Responds To

    BotanicLab Responds To SPES, PC SPES Recall Two supplements manufactured by BotanicLab, Brea, CA, were voluntarily recalled in February when the California Department of Health Services (DHS) found its SPES product to contain alprazolam (also know…
    04.01.02

  • Dietary Supplements | Industry & Market News

    NNFA Names 2002

    NNFA Names 2002 Award Recipients Newport Beach, CA-based NNFA has named the recipients of its Presidents Award, Rachel Carson Environmental Award, Burton Kallman Scientific Achievement Award, Lifetime Achievement Award and the NNFA Crusader Awards…
    04.01.02

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    WCCAM To Draft Recommendations

    WCCAM To Draft Recommendations The White House Commission on Complementary and Alternative Medicine (WHCCAM) claims con­sumers need easier access to unbiased information about alterna­tive treat­ments and medicines. As a result, the com…
    04.01.02

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    AHP Changes Name

    AHP Changes Name American Home Products (AHP), Madison, NJ, has changed its name to Wyeth, which became effective in March. Ac­cording to the company, adopting the name Wyeth provides a strong corporate brand platform upon which the company ca…
    04.01.02

  • Dietary Supplements | Industry & Market News | Minerals | Vitamins

    New Developments At USP

    New Developments At USP USP recently released its standard of quality for choline chloride and choline bitartrate, two common forms of choline used in processed food fortification. The USP 25-NF 20 monographs contain specifications (test, procedures…
    04.01.02

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    Folic Acid Awareness To Be Raised In Canada, U.K.

    Folic Acid Awareness To Be Raised In Canada, U.K. The Canadian Minister of Health, Anne McLellan, recently launched a national campaign to raise awareness of the benefits of folic acid to help prevent birth defects, particularly the importance of fo…
    04.01.02

  • Dietary Supplements | Fatty Acids | Industry & Market News

    Study On Learning Difficulties In Children Underway

    Study On Learning Difficulties In Children Underway British school children with learning difficulties are taking part in a major trial to see if plant and fish extracts can help raise their learning and concentration levels. A total of 120 children…
    04.01.02

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    Study On Botanical Formula For Liver Cancer To Begin

    Study On Botanical Formula For Liver Cancer To Begin A Japanese formulation comprised of seven Chinese herbs will be studied by Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (www.mskcc.org) to determine its effect against liver cancer. The herbal formulati…
    04.01.02

  • Dietary Supplements | Industry & Market News

    NSF Develops

    NSF Develops Certification Mark NSF International, Ann Arbor, MI, now offers a new consumer focused mark for manufacturers to place on their products. The new mark includes the circular NSF logo, along with the words “independently certifi…
    04.01.02

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    Kellogg Donates Patents

    Kellogg Donates Patents Kellogg, Battle Creek, MI, has donated two sets of patents to Michigan State to aid research in food science and packaging. The food patents concern new methods of processing and using psyllium, a plant husk that contains sol…
    04.01.02

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    Nutrition 21 News

    Nutrition 21 News Nutrition 21, Purchase, NY, has identified an isomer of conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) that resulted in a significant increase in glucose metabolism in muscle cells without the addition of insulin. The research further demonstrate…
    04.01.02

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    Prestige Unveils New Program

    Prestige Unveils New Program Prestige Label, New York, NY, recently unveiled its Nutraceuticals Partners Program. This program consists of an offering of customized products and services designed to enhance the competitive advantages of nutraceutica…
    04.01.02