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December 6, 2010
ChromaDex Corporation, Irvine, CA, has entered a global agreement with Kappa Bioscience AS, Oslo, Norway, to supply analytical reference standards, quality control methods and related analytical testing services for vitamin K2, menaquinone-7 (MK-7) i…  Read More »
December 1, 2010
Uncertainty circles EFSA action, impacting product launches.  Read More »
December 1, 2010
GOED and CRN discuss shortcomings of study design.  Read More »
December 1, 2010
Considering the magnitude of corporate sustainability initiatives in the marketplace today and the vast sums of dollars backing them, companies aren’t getting much credit for their efforts, according to a new report from The Hartman Group, Bell…  Read More »
December 1, 2010
The majority of Americans report getting a cold or flu in the past year, and more than a third say they’ll make lifestyle changes to prevent getting sick again this year. However, 40% of Americans don’t plan to take what is arguably the e…  Read More »
December 1, 2010
Global alternative asset manager The Carlyle Group has completed its $4 billion acquisition of NBTY, a global manufacturer and marketer of nutritional supplements. Pursuant to the terms of the merger agreement, NBTY stockholders are entitled to recei…  Read More »
December 1, 2010
Expanding its product portfolio, Nutrition 21, Inc., Purchase, NY, has received an exclusive license in the U.S. from Denmark-based Provita Development ApS for Coldizin, an ingredient combination patented in the U.S. and Europe for enhancing upper-re…  Read More »
December 1, 2010
Half of adults rank antioxidants as the top nutrient they are most concerned about adding to their diets—ahead of calcium, fiber and iron—according to a new consumer survey by Bossa Nova, the Superfruit Company. However, despite this desi…  Read More »
December 1, 2010
Consumers should feel confident that the vitamin D intake levels needed to achieve the numerous health benefits demonstrated by growing scientific literature does not present a health risk, according to the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), Wa…  Read More »
December 1, 2010
Nutrition rating systems and symbols on the fronts of food packaging would be most useful to shoppers if they highlighted four nutrients of greatest concern: calories, saturated fat, trans fat and sodium, according to a new report from the Institute…  Read More »
December 1, 2010
While half of Americans routinely take dietary supplements, the most common being multivitamin and multimineral supplements, evidence suggests getting nutrients from food is a much better option, according to a health report from Harvard Medical Scho…  Read More »
December 1, 2010
Dr. Barry Sears, founder and chairman of Zone Labs, believes the key to benefits from consumption of fish or fish oil supplements are due to the EPA, not the DHA. He explained that there has been a growing body of knowledge that women who consume fis…  Read More »
December 1, 2010
Tests of B vitamin supplements, including B-complexes and shot-sized energy drinks, revealed quality problems with four of 18 products selected for review by ConsumerLab.com, White Plains, NY. One widely-sold B-complex supplement was found to contain…  Read More »
December 1, 2010
Looking to develop and launch a line of ready-to-drink coconut water fruit juice blends, Jamba Juice Company, Emeryville, CA, and O.N.E. have entered an exclusive licensing agreement. The new line of Jamba-branded products will be brought to market v…  Read More »
December 1, 2010
In order to produce, commercialize and market microalgae-derived food ingredients, Solazyme, San Francisco, CA, and Roquette Frères, Lestrem, France, have signed a joint venture agreement. Solazyme-Roquette Nutritionals plans to launch a varie…  Read More »

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