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October 12, 2010
Ganeden Biotech, Cleveland, OH, has partnered with Glanbia Nutritionals, Monroe, WI, which will become the primary North American distributor of the patented probiotic strain GanedenBC30. Ganeden will look to capitalize on Glanbia’s distributio…  Read More »
October 12, 2010
Commenting on the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine’s (NCCAM) strategic plan, Douglas MacKay, ND, vice president, Scientific and Regulatory Affairs, Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), Washington, D.C., said CRN su…  Read More »
October 5, 2010
BASF’s new Nutrition & Health division will establish global headquarters in Lampertheim, Germany. Approximately 150 employees will move into office space in Lampertheim at the start of 2011. The Nutrition & Health team is currently wor…  Read More »
October 1, 2010
The Congressional Dietary Supplement Caucus (DSC), in cooperation with two trade associations representing the dietary supplement industry—the Natural Products Association (NPA) and the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN)—held a brief…  Read More »
October 1, 2010
In late August, the Natural Products Association (NPA), Washington, D.C., filed an amicus curiae brief in the U.S. Supreme Court defending the dietary supplement industry against an “overreaching and potentially damaging” decision by the…  Read More »

October 1, 2010
Food and beverage companies developed and introduced to the marketplace more than 20,000 healthier product choices between 2002 and 2009, doubling in the last three years, according to the Grocery Manufacturers Association’s (GMA) “2010 H…  Read More »
October 1, 2010
These centers will assess the safety, efficacy and biological action of botanicals.  Read More »
October 1, 2010
Citing study shortcomings, GOED says findings should not negate previous research.   Read More »
October 1, 2010
Armed with GRAS approval, this new sweetener has a lot of potential.  Read More »
October 1, 2010
Admiral Mike Mullen, chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, has written an editorial in Military Medicine highlighting omega 3s as an example of ways to improve the fitness of U.S. military forces, according to the Global Organization for EPA an…  Read More »

October 1, 2010
Vancouver, British Columbia-based Forbes Medi-Tech Inc. has completed the sale of substantially all of its assets to Pharmachem Laboratories, Inc. for $4 million. In connection with completion of the sale, the company has changed its name to FMI Hold…  Read More »
October 1, 2010
ChromaDex Corporation, Irvine, CA, has initiated a clinical study at the University of Mississippi for pTeroPure pterostilbene, which is chemically related to resveratrol. The novel ingredient is based on the grant of an exclusive worldwide license t…  Read More »
October 1, 2010
Vitamin D may influence the risk of certain diseases by affecting gene expression, according to a study published in the peer-reviewed journal Genome Research. Researchers found that vitamin D binds directly to genes associated with several common au…  Read More »
October 1, 2010
A study commissioned by Australia’s National Institute of Complementary Medicine (NICM) found that EPA and DHA fish oil supplements are a cost-effective way to reduce cardiovascular mortality, but not cost effective against rheumatoid arthritis…  Read More »
October 1, 2010
Trygg Pharma AS, a company jointly owned by Norwegian biotechnology company Aker BioMarine ASA and New York-based investment fund Lindsay Goldberg, has acquired omega 3 supplier EPAX AS from Austevoll Seafood ASA. As part of the agreement, EPAX has e…  Read More »

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