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Recent Certifications & Approvals

August 2, 2013
Health Canada has issued NPN’s for the ingredients Synetrim CQ (NPN 80039015), Synetrim Pro 300 (NPN 80041775) and WellTrim iG (NPN 80038995) from Icon Group, LLC, Brattleboro, VT.These new issuances allow these ingredients to be sold throughou…  Read More »
August 2, 2013
Sabinsa Corporation’s Payson, UT manufacturing facility has been registered with NSF International’s Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) program.   In addition to the distribution of Sabinsa’s ingredients to the global market, t…  Read More »
July 29, 2013
Brassica Protection Products LLC, Baltimore, MD, has received a favorable review from an independent panel of experts assessing the company’s generally recognized as safe (GRAS) notification for the use of its SGS broccoli seed extract in…  Read More »
July 17, 2013
Capsugel, Morristown, NJ, has been awarded Vegan certification for Vcaps, Vcaps Plus, DRcaps, and Plantcaps capsules, four capsules in its portfolio of vegetarian capsules.   The term “vegan” is defined as containing no animal ingred…  Read More »
July 17, 2013
Aker BioMarine Antarctic Australasia Pty has achieved Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification for its sustainable practices and krill fishery infrastructure. Aker is the only krill harvester in the world that has MSC certification. Its krill-d…  Read More »
July 10, 2013
Chicago, IL-based stevia supplier and marketer PureCircle has been issued a No Objection letter for the use of PureCircle’s Rebaudioside D (Reb D) as a general purpose sweetener for foods and beverages in the U.S. by the United States Food…  Read More »
July 8, 2013
Taiyo’s Sunphenon green tea manufacturing facility in Minneapolis, MN, has achieved Food Safety System Certification (FSSC) 22000 certification, recognized by the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI), from Lloyd’s Register Quality Assuran…  Read More »
July 2, 2013
Health Canada has approved HI-MAIZEresistant starch from Ingredion Incorporated, Westchester, IL, as a novel fiber source. HI-MAIZE is marketed in Canada by Ingredion Canada Incorporated. This recent approval is a part of Health Canada’s revise…  Read More »
July 1, 2013
AOAC International, a non-profit scientific organization specializing in the development and standardization of validated analytical methods, has approved the ORAC (Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity) method—which was developed jointly by Bruns…  Read More »
June 27, 2013
The nutraceutical ingredient InSea2, from Rimouski, Quebec’s innoVactiv, has obtained Organic Certification from ECOCERT Canada. This certification is also recognized by USDA, and helps the company meet the increasing demand from customers for…  Read More »
June 19, 2013
Didion Milling, Cambria, WI, has earned as gluten-free certification from The Gluten-Free Certification Organization (GFCO). This certification enables the company to provide corn ingredients to companies that manufacture gluten-free foods.…  Read More »
June 12, 2013
An EU Commission has finalized its authorization ruling todayconfirming that eating prunes are officially beneficial for digestive health. Prunes are now the only natural, whole and dried fruit to achieve an authorized health claim in the E…  Read More »
June 12, 2013
Health Canada has approved Minneapolis, MN-based Taiyo’s ingredient, Sunfiber, for use as a dietary fiber source. The approval of this fiber source was based on clearly demonstrated safety and clinical evidence that the addition of Sunfiber (Pa…  Read More »
June 11, 2013
Cereboost, the American Ginseng extract from Naturex, Avignon, France, has been granted a Natural Health Product Number (NPN) by the Canadian Ministry of Health for its benefits on cognitive function.    The Natural Health Product Directora…  Read More »
May 29, 2013
Four products from Trace Minerals Research (TMR), Odgen, UT, have been evaluated and verified to be in compliance with the Non-GMO Project Standard, which means following rigorous best practices for genetically modified organism (GMO) avoidance, incl…  Read More »

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