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Recent Certifications & Approvals

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 »
April 25, 2013
Euromed, Presto, PA has earned the stature of being a Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) facility as registered by NSF International. This assures all of Euromed’s customers, natural health supplement manufacturers and cosmetic compan…  Read More »
April 24, 2013
Vedic Lifesciences,Mumbai, India, has announced the successful issuance of a natural product number (NPN) license to one of its Canadian clients, SierraSil Health Inc. This was granted in part on the basis of a study plan drawn up by Vedic and t…  Read More »
April 24, 2013
Evidence supplied by DuPont Nutrition & Health has supported Health Canada’s approval of polydextrose as a source of dietary fiber in food and beverage products.   The decision, which takes immediate effect, is based on laboratory and…  Read More »
April 15, 2013
All AmericanPharmaceutical & Natural Foods Corporation (AAP), Billings, MT, was granted orphan drug status by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for one of its patent-pending compounds. The new drug compound is designed for the treatment of Ju…  Read More »
April 15, 2013
Flavorchem Corporation, Downers Grove, IL, a company focused on flavor and color product solutions for the food and beverage industries, has achieved SQF Level 3—the highest level of certification.   SQF (Safe Quality Food) is a leading, c…  Read More »
April 2, 2013
Health Canada has issued NPN 505349 for Relora, enabling the all-natural dietary supplement to be sold throughout Canada. Health Canada is the country’s federal department responsible for “helping Canadians maintain and improve their heal…  Read More »
March 25, 2013
Health Canada's Food Directorate has completed a detailed evaluation and has approved the use of monk fruit extract, also known as luo han guo extract, as a sweetener at a maximum level of use of 0.8% in table top sweeteners. The assessment also…  Read More »
March 15, 2013
Nutralliance, Yorba Linda, CA, a national sales and marketing company for raw materials within the dietary supplement, functional food and beverage, and personal care industries, has received Non-GMO Project verification for SunE900 by the nonprofit…  Read More »

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