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FTC vs Bayer: FTC’s case to go ahead, but NPA & CRN allowed to appear as ‘friends of the court’

A New Jersey District Court judge has ruled that FTC’s case against Bayer can go ahead, but denied calls from the government to prevent the Council for Responsible Nutrition and the Natural Products Association appearing as Amicus Curiae.

Green tea extract may boost short term memory: Pilot study data

Extracts from green tea may boost a range of cognitive functions, with particular benefits observed for short term memory, report researchers from Japan.

Streamlined operations, new product launch help Innophos prosper despite depressed sales

Specialty phosphate producer Innophos suffered sales declines in its third quarter of 2014 as the company struggled with a supply shortage for a key feedstock and some weakness in the end markets for its customers’ finished goods. Offsetting that are operational improvements, a new product launch and the anticipated resolution...

Low vitamin D may increase asthma risk: Population data

Asthmatics with vitamin D deficiency are 25% more likely to experience acute attacks, suggests study.

Denmark widens warning on weight loss herbal linked to brain haemorrhage

The Danish food safety authority has issued a second warning on the illegal herbal weight loss ingredient Acacia rigidula – which contains substances implicated in a brain haemorrhage case in Sweden.

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Experts not surprised steroid-tainted supplements lingered on market following recalls

Experts not surprised steroid-tainted supplements lingered on market following recalls

A recent study found that numerous recalled supplements lingered on the market for months or even years...

Going non GMO in supplements is worth the effort, sources say

Going non GMO in supplements is worth the effort, sources say

The November elections draw nearer featuring numerous state ballot initiatives requiring the mandatory labeing of genetically modified...

Weight management, cognition, and joints: The key conditions driving healthy aging
Special edition: Healthy Aging

Weight management, cognition, and joints: The key conditions driving healthy aging

Healthy aging is all about living a healthier life for longer, a catch all for physical and...

Quality of life, aging with grace, and sleep: Experts give insights into ‘healthy aging’
Special edition: Healthy Aging

Quality of life, aging with grace, and sleep: Experts give insights into ‘healthy aging’

Healthy aging, anti-aging, the quest for a fountain of youth: The desire to stay young for as...

Botanical Adulterants Program 'intended to raise the bar of awareness of the problem, and I think we've done that,' Blumenthal says
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Botanical Adulterants Program 'intended to raise the bar of awareness of the problem, and I think we've done that,' Blumenthal says

The Botanical Adulterants Program is “raising the bar of awareness of this growing problem among industry stakeholders and...

Vitamin Angels receives humanitarian award from American College of Nutrition
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Vitamin Angels receives humanitarian award from American College of Nutrition

The American College of Nutrition acknowledged Vitamin Angels’ two decades of life-saving work providing vitamins and minerals...

‘Some companies claiming they’re strengthening their defense against chondroitin adulterants are not using the right method’: Synutra President

‘Some companies claiming they’re strengthening their defense against chondroitin adulterants are not using the right method’: Synutra President

A unique collaboration of experts worked together to identify an adulterant in the chondroitin supply and the...

CRN’s Mister on DSHEA’s ‘monumental anniversary’, companies choosing a side, and the critical role of contract manufacturers for GMP complia...

CRN’s Mister on DSHEA’s ‘monumental anniversary’, companies choosing a side, and the critical role of contract manufacturers for GMP compliance

The 20th anniversary of the Dietary Supplements Health and Education Act (DSHEA) is ‘monumental’, says Steve Mister from...

‘Accelerating the commercial adoption of early stage research’: Leading probiotics event unites science and industry in North & South America

‘Accelerating the commercial adoption of early stage research’: Leading probiotics event unites science and industry in North & South America

San Diego will host the first ever Probiota Americas in June 2015, which will bring together eminent...

‘No better place than the nutra-science marketplace for financial investors’: BI Chief

‘No better place than the nutra-science marketplace for financial investors’: BI Chief

Nutraceuticals and dietary supplements are attracting a lot of private equity attention, and it’s not surprising, says...

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