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Trade associations call to elevate Division of Dietary Supplement Programs to an ‘Office’

Four of the five main trade associations for the dietary supplements office have written to the FDA to express their “interest in and support for” the elevation of the Division of Dietary Supplement Programs (DDSP) to an ‘Office’ within the Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN).

Schiff hit with lawsuit over MegaRed cardiovascular claim wording

A potential class action lawsuit filed against Schiff Nutrition points out the potential liability firms can expose themselves to when they don’t follow claims guidelines exactly.

2 days to go! NIU’s Cognitive Health Online Summit to lifestages, market dynamics and key ingredients

How does Abbott Nutrition design cognitive health products for key lifestages? Where are the knowledge gaps for omega-3s and brain health? How much science is there behind the main ingredients? And how is the market performing? 

BlueOcean launches consumer brand to boost visibility of extended release technology, omega-3 shrimp oil

BlueOcean Nutrasciences has taken the direct-to-consumer route with an extended release, tablet form of omega-3 fish oil.

Protein trends

C-fu’s new processing platforms could help pave the way for an insect commodity market

Two new, versatile production platforms created by ingredient supplier C-fu FOODS could crack open the nascent insect protein commodity market in North America by “abstracting the product from its source,” a company co-founder says.

Gut bacteria play vital role in benefits and harms of different fats: Mouse data

The impact of different dietary fats on our health may be mediated by the changes the cause in our gut bacteria ecosystem, according to new research.