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NPA and UL team up on GMP certification: ‘We have a perception problem; here’s an answer and it’s an answer that lasts,’ says Fabricant

The Natural Products Association (NPA) and UL have announced a new partnership to certify Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) for dietary supplement makers. 

TMR enters sports nutrition sector with pre- and post-workout range

Trace Minerals Research (TMR) is entering the sports nutrition market a range of pre- and post-workout formulations under the name TMRFit series.

Straw format to help Ganeden deliver probiotics with shelf stable beverages

Probiotics specialist Ganeden has announced a new application, one that straddles the supplement /food divide. The company has partnered with BioGaia to place its Ganeden BC30 into a line of straws that can be packaged with beverages.

Insights from the 13th Global Food Technology & Innovation Summit

Nutrition and sustainability are key to good innovation, says Nestlé R&D chief

Food and beverage manufacturers must focus research and development activities on creating more nutritious and sustainable food solutions, says Nestlé’s head of global R&D.

Gut microbiota shifts could predict diabetes risk, suggests study

The composition of our microbiota may change through the development of pre-diabetes and diabetes, thus predicting risk and potentially leading to new ways to aid blood sugar management, say researchers.

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Settlement on curcumin patent infringement just tip of the iceberg, Sabinsa says

Settlement on curcumin patent infringement just tip of the iceberg, Sabinsa says

Botanical ingredients supplier Sabinsa Corporation prides itself on its long list of patents and the history of...

Heat-killed bacteria may offer immune support for the elderly

Heat-killed bacteria may offer immune support for the elderly

Supplements containing heat-killed Lactobacillus gasseri TMC0356 bacteria may enhance the immune system of older people and protect them from...

Mussels for muscles: Green lipped mussel extract may ease muscle damage during exercise

Mussels for muscles: Green lipped mussel extract may ease muscle damage during exercise

Extracts from New Zealand green lipped mussels may reduce muscle soreness and fatigue after exercise and reduce...

ABC names award recipients for research and literature
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ABC names award recipients for research and literature

The American Botanical Council has named the 2014 recipients for its Norman R. Farnsworth Excellence in Botanical...

Dick Griffin, Dr Low Dog, Mountain Rose Herbs, & NutraIngredients-USA named AHPA award winners
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Dick Griffin, Dr Low Dog, Mountain Rose Herbs, & NutraIngredients-USA named AHPA award winners

The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) has announced the winners of its 2015 AHPA Awards for individuals...

Vitamin Shoppe CEO on ripple effects of NY AG probe: ‘We’ve seen a slight impact, but not a dramatic impact’

Vitamin Shoppe CEO on ripple effects of NY AG probe: ‘We’ve seen a slight impact, but not a dramatic impact’

Retailers not involved in the NY Attorney General’s investigation into the quality and standard of botanical supplements...

NBTY, Pharmavite, Nature's Way and Nutraceutical Corp. pulled into NY AG’s probe
Updated: NBTY appreciates AG's efforts & will comply. "We are confident that our products meet our label claims"

NBTY, Pharmavite, Nature's Way and Nutraceutical Corp. pulled into NY AG’s probe

NY AG Eric Schneiderman has extended his investigation into herbal supplements by sending letters to four leading...

NIH survey of supplement use shows strong support for omega-3s, wavering commitment to joint ingredients and echinacea

NIH survey of supplement use shows strong support for omega-3s, wavering commitment to joint ingredients and echinacea

A recently released survey by the National Institutes of Health showed significant shifts in how Americans were...

IGEN pilot program to demonstrate GMO transparency in dietary supplement supply chains
Special edition: Going Non-GMO in Supplements

IGEN pilot program to demonstrate GMO transparency in dietary supplement supply chains

Nutrasource Diagnostics Inc. is set to launch a cost-effective, evidence-based certification program to test finished products, and...

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