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November 1, 2012
A new fiber designed by a food scientist at Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, may improve digestive health and decrease the risk of colon cancer, irritable bowel syndrome, Crohn’s disease and diverticulosis. Bruce Hamaker, the Roy L. Whist…  Read More »
November 1, 2012
In light of bankruptcy rumors, Fluxome A/S, Danish-based parent to Fluxome, Inc., has issued a statement indicating it has recently filed for formal reconstruction. “This action was taken in part to preserve assets for its U.S. commercial opera…  Read More »
November 1, 2012
Kellogg Company, Battle Creek, MI, and Singapore-based Wilmar International Limited have entered a 50/50 joint venture for the manufacture, sale and distribution of cereal, wholesome snacks and savory snacks in China. Wilmar’s wholly-owned subs…  Read More »
November 1, 2012
Pronova BioPharma ASA and Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd. have received approval from the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare regarding a New Drug Application (NDA) for Lotriga granular capsule 2g (omega 3 acid ethyl esters 90) for the tre…  Read More »
November 1, 2012
Church & Dwight Co., Inc. has completed its previously announced acquisition of Avid Health, Inc., a leader in gummy form vitamins and supplements, for $650 million in cash. “The acquisition of Avid’s gummy vitamins business represent…  Read More »
November 1, 2012
Condition-specific products expand in range and importance, remain a key driver of sales and new product development across segments.  Read More »
November 1, 2012
Guidance covers claims of environmental attributes of products.  Read More »
November 1, 2012
Non-profit aims to integrate the principles of personalized lifestyle medicine into healthcare systems around the world.  Read More »
November 1, 2012
Report warns that many weight loss and immune support supplements are illegally labeled and lack scientific evidence to support claims.  Read More »
November 1, 2012
Sixty-eight percent of American adults take nutritional or dietary supplements, according to the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), Washington, D.C., based on data released from its annual consumer survey. The numbers are consistent with the pr…  Read More »
November 1, 2012
Global consumer spending on EPA/DHA omega 3 fortified products will jump from $25.4 billion in 2011 to $34.7 billion in 2016, for a compound annual growth rate of 6.4%, according to a new report from Packaged Facts titled “The Global Market for…  Read More »
October 30, 2012
The annual global nutraceuticals conference held in Geneva, Switzerland, Vitafoods Europe, is inviting experts in the field to contribute to its line up of scientific and commercial presentations. The Vitafoods Europe Conference Executive Advisory Bo…  Read More »
October 30, 2012
Rousselot has added a new state-of-the-art Peptan facility to its plant at Amparo, Brazil. This facility, which will focus on the production of peptide collagen from bovine materials under the name Peptan B, will operate alongside the Peptan F (fish)…  Read More »
October 30, 2012
SourceOne Global Partners LLC., Chicago, IL, has reached an exclusive long-term agreement with Health World in Australia and New Zealand. The agreement gives Health World the rights to the patented VESIsorb delivery system for its popular Metagenics…  Read More »
October 25, 2012
Cargill, Minneapolis, MN, and Truvia brand natural sweetener are promoting a campaign to help fight hunger and improve nutrition for school children in Bolivia, where two-thirds of the population live below the poverty line.By logging on to sharingas…  Read More »

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