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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 »
October 1, 2010
San Clemente, CA-based Metagenics, Inc. has acquired Catalina Lifesciences, Irvine, CA, which makes Bariatric Advantage, a micronutrient replacement product for surgical weight loss patients. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Currently, 10…  Read More »
September 27, 2010
Sweden-based BioGaia and SCA have signed a long-term collaboration agreement for the purpose of developing new health-targeted products through BioGaia’s probiotic bacteria and application technologies combined with SCA’s competence in th…  Read More »
September 27, 2010
As part of its continuing expansion program, Vita-Tech International, Tustin, CA, has added to its manufacturing capacity, analytical laboratory services and technical team. Customers are expected to benefit from rapid turnaround on product orders an…  Read More »
September 27, 2010
Solbar USA, Inc., a subsidiary of Israel-based Solbar Industries Ltd., has acquired the Green Planet Farms plant to produce soy protein isolates in South Sioux City, NE, for approximately $7.75 million. The Green Planet Farms plant, which specialize…  Read More »
September 21, 2010
Israel-based Herbamed Ltd. has appointed DVA America, Princeton, NJ, as its exclusive agent for Ultrasome CoQ10 in the eastern U.S. and Canada. Ultrasome is a liposomal-like formulation of CoQ10 developed by Herbamed. The patent-protected formulation…  Read More »

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