Increasing consumer pressure and potential state legislation mandating labeling are leading dietary supplement manufacturers to face up to the challenges of going non-GMO, but the situation is complex and suppliers have more work to do than many would think, say industry experts.
Genetic modification of oil seed crops will form an important part of the future omega-3s supply picture, according to Adam Ismail, executive director of the Global Organization of EPA and DHA Omega-3s (GOED).
The European soy sector says a UN report that found dairy proteins offer a superior amino acid profile to plant proteins is only meaningful for the malnourished.
Rep. Peter DeFazio, D-OR is working on a bill that would make the labeling of foods containing genetically modified organisms a matter of federal law, a spokesperson confirmed yesterday. If passed, the bill, which is still in its early formative stages and which has Rep. Jared Polis, D-CO as potential co-sponsor, presumably would supercede the numerous state-level efforts underway to pass GMO labeling laws.
Growth in the US sports nutrition market has been pretty explosive in recent years, but the failure of high profile launches such as PepsiCo’s Gatorade G Series Fit range shows that even the biggest players sometimes get things badly wrong, says one market expert.
Protein blends will become increasingly prevalent in sports nutrition products, but the science needs to catch up to the possibilities, according to industry experts.
A newly developed fermented soy germ-based nutritional supplement delivering S-equol may boost heart health by reducing LDL cholesterol in overweight & obese people, says a new study.
Women taking supplements containing isoflavones may have a lower risk of breast cancer, with high content supplements consistently linked with reduced risk, says a new analysis from Canada.
Supplements of soy protein may reduce compounds in the body linked to dysfunctional blood vessel health, says new evidence that adds to the potential heart health benefits of the ingredient.
After a few years of difficult market conditions, the soy protein market is enjoying ‘dynamic growth’, but what does the future hold for this ingredient, and what kind of impact will the GMO issue have?
Clarkson Soy Products has moved to alleviate the pressure on organic soy lecithin supplies by entering into a relationship with an Italian supplier, the company announced yesterday.
Almost 85% of American adults are concerned about their heart health, according to survey results from Solae of 35-65 year olds.
Almased, a weight-loss product pioneered first in German market, will debut on Canadian store shelves under a partnership with distributor True North Nutrition.
Fooducate, a mobile app launched last year to help grocery store shoppers quickly look up nutrition and other product info via bar code scans, has added a GMO feature, the developers announced Monday.
CRN’s Day of Science and Annual Symposium for the Dietary Supplements Industry brought together industry heavyweights, leading academics, and CRN members for presentations and discussions of the latest research in this multi-million dollar segment.
Supplements of soy isoflavones may help reduce body weight and improve the metabolism of glucose, according to a new meta-analysis of suitable studies with non-Asian women.
Frutarom’s US health ingredients division has clocked up “significant double-digit growth” in the first half of the year, significantly outpacing the market, its boss has revealed.
Six weeks of supplementation with soy isoflavones did not reduce blood pressure or nitric oxide metabolism, says a new study.
Supplementation with cacao-flavonoids and soy isoflavones may improve levels of biomarkers of heart disease in postmenopausal, diabetic women, says a new study.
Blending dairy-derived whey and casein with soy protein can yield benefits in a post-workout setting, according to pioneering but unpublished research.