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October 2014 Issue
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Recent Certifications & Approvals

November 16, 2012
Indena, Milan, Italy, has received Kosher certification from KLBD (Kashrut Division of the London Beth Din) for a line of products including its Meriva and Greenselect Phytosome ingredients. The Kosher certification for these ingredients, manufacture…  Read More »
November 15, 2012
Valensa International, Eustis, FL, has received a "no objection" letter from FDA regarding its application for Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) status for its Parry Organic Spirulina ingredient. The designation broadens the range of food…  Read More »
November 11, 2012
Nutrition 21, LLC, Purchase, NY, has determined that its flagship product, Chromax chromium, which is widely used in dietary supplements and foods, is Generally Recognized As Safe (GRAS) at the increased level of 2,000 mcg of chromium per day. An in…  Read More »
November 2, 2012
Prinova USA, Carol Stream, IL, has received Grade A status and official certification from the British Retail Consortium (BRC). BRC is an internationally recognized certification program for global standards on food safety and quality and part of the…  Read More »
November 2, 2012
Embria Health Sciences, Ankeny, IA, and Praxis Nutri-Pharma, Chateauguay, Quebec, Canada, have been formally approved by Health Canada for a new natural health product containing the immune health ingredient EpiCor. This accreditation, known as Natur…  Read More »
October 30, 2012
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has acknowledged that Pfizer Nutrition, Madison, NJ, and Belgium-based BENEO’s ingredient Orafti P95 is safe for addition to milk-based term infant formula powder. FDA agreed with the Generally Recogn…  Read More »
October 25, 2012
Indena, Milan, Italy, has obtained self-affirmed GRAS (Generally Recognized as Safe) status for its olive fruit extract Opextan for use as food ingredient. Upon receiving this distinction it can be used in a number of food categories including bakery…  Read More »
October 23, 2012
Rich Vitamins, New York, NY, makers of alternaVites and alternaVites Kids, has received kosher certification for its multivitamin and mineral products from the Orthodox Union. alternaVites are a patent-pending crystal powder form that can either be s…  Read More »
October 19, 2012
Emerson Resources, Inc., Norristown, PA, has achieved Kosher OU approval and certification for Marcoat 125N. Marcoat 125N is an all-natural aqueous coating material that is used in a range of vitamin and dietary supplement products. Moving forwa…  Read More »
October 9, 2012
Z Trim Holdings, Inc., Mundelein, IL, has been approved by FDA for the labeling of Z Trim products in meat applications. Specifically, FDA has approved the use of Z Trim ingredients in ground, emulsified and processed meats and poultry. The…  Read More »
October 9, 2012
Pyure Brands, Naples, FL, supplier of natural and organic stevia sweeteners and stevia-based products, has attained Non-GMO Verified status for its organic tabletop stevia sweetener and commercial grade stevia extracts. The Verified status is awarded…  Read More »
October 5, 2012
Graminex LLC, Saginaw, MI, producer of Graminex Flower Pollen Extracts, has received Halal Certification for its G60, G63, GFX, NAX and G60 WS Flower Pollen Extract formulations under the supervision of the Islamic Food and Nutrition Council of Ameri…  Read More »
October 1, 2012
Marlyn Nutraceuticals, Inc., Phoenix, AZ, has successfully completed the requirements of NSF International’s GMP for Sport registration program. NSF’s GMP for Sport registration verifies that Marlyn's facility complies with FDA curren…  Read More »
September 25, 2012
Triarco Industries, Wayne NJ, has received an exemption number from Health Canada, allowing the patented enzyme matrix, Aminogen, to be legally sold in Canada. Exemption numbers are issued to products that have undergone an initial assessment and hav…  Read More »
September 20, 2012
Unigen, Inc., Seattle, WA, has announced the successful inspection by the U.S. FDA of Unigen’s food grade ingredient manufacturing facility in Byeongcheon, South Korea. The two-day audit took place in April 2012 and FDA found the site to be in…  Read More »

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