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May 17, 2011
The second plenary meeting of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) Technical Committee (TC) 249 on traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) met in The Hague, Switzerland recently. Representatives from 14 countries were in attendance, an…  Read More »
May 13, 2011
Natural Discoveries LLC, Sandy, UT, manufacturers of MojoMilk brand probiotic chocolate milk mix, announced that MojoMilk is now available at H-E-B Grocery, a privately held San Antonio, TX-based supermarket chain with more than 329 stores throughout…  Read More »
May 13, 2011
In consultation with U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC) sports dietitians, PR Nutrition, Inc., (PR*Bar), Carlsbad, CA, will create, develop and sell a line of Team USA performance nutrition bars through a multi-year licensing agreement. A portion of the…  Read More »

May 13, 2011
Ocean Spray’s Ingredient Technology Group (ITG) and Artemis International, Fort Wayne, IN, have formed a strategic partnership through which Artemis will provide sales and marketing support to Ocean Spray’s sale of cranberry powder and ex…  Read More »
May 13, 2011
Strengthening the natural carotenoids offerings of its nutrition business, The Netherlands-based Royal DSM N.V. has signed an agreement with P&R Group (Italy) to acquire Vitatene S.A.U., León, Spain, a producer of natural carotenoids. The…  Read More »
May 10, 2011
U.S.-China Health Products Association member World Health Store (WHS) has expanded its presence in China, opening its seventh location. The company celebrated the grand opening with a visit from the U.S. Embassy’s Minister of Commercial Affair…  Read More »
May 10, 2011
Food allergies and food intolerances are increasing dramatically throughout the world, especially among developed countries. For example, peanut and tree nut allergies among American children more than tripled between 1997 and 2008. In Britain, hospi…  Read More »
May 10, 2011
U.K.-based LGC has launched its new Health Sciences business unit, which combines the group’s sport, food, consumer safety and pharmaceutical testing activities within a single new entity. Health Sciences offers supplement customers in-house te…  Read More »
May 10, 2011
U.K.-based Tate & Lyle has entered a five-year strategic partnership agreement with New Zealand-based BioVittoria Ltd. for the exclusive global marketing and distribution rights of BioVittoria’s monk fruit. Tate & Lyle will be marketing…  Read More »
May 6, 2011
More than 100 billion servings of MEG-3 brand omega 3 EPA/DHA ingredients, from Ocean Nutrition Canada Limited (ONC), have been consumed globally, according to the company. That figure translates to 15 servings of MEG-3 for every person on the planet…  Read More »
May 6, 2011
Lonza, Basel, Switzerland, has signed an exclusive license agreement with Berlin, Germany-based ORGANOBALANCE for the global development, production and commercialization of products containing a probiotic Lactobacillus strain. Developed by ORGANOBAL…  Read More »
May 6, 2011
The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), Washington, D.C., recently submitted comments to FDA regarding the agency’s proposed rule for the health claim on phytosterols and risk of coronary heart disease. Douglas MacKay, ND, vice president,…  Read More »
May 5, 2011
Responding to increased demand worldwide, Fuji Chemical Industry Co., Ltd., Toyama, Japan, has expanded production capacity for AstaREAL natural astaxanthin at its wholly owned subsidiary, BioReal (Sweden) AB, in Gustavsberg, Sweden. The expansion a…  Read More »
May 2, 2011
Peapack, NJ-based Pfizer and Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co L.P. (KKR) entered into an agreement in early April in which an affiliate of KKR acquired Pfizer’s Capsugel business for $2.375 billion in cash. Capsugel, a world leader in hard caps…  Read More »
May 2, 2011
Financial and physical wellness have become mainstays of Baby Boomers, as they and other influential older American adults continually discover that some things in life truly do get better with age—including themselves. According to “Hea…  Read More »

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