All news articles for February 2011

Martek is now a fullly-owned DSM subsidiary

DSM begins Martek integration

By Shane Starling

Royal DSM has kicked the integration of its new €800m wholly-owned subsidiary, Martek Biosciences Corporation, into life by establishing a special integration unit to manage the US-Dutch-Swiss deal.

Not an amino acid finds FDA in rejecting homotaurine as an NDI

FDA rejects homotaurine NDI bid; finds it is not an amino acid

By Shane Starling

The Food and Drug Administration has rejected Canadian biotech firm Ovos’s bid to win NDI status for its homotaurine brain health ingredient because the agency says the nutrient found in certain seaweeds is not an amino acid.

GOED names expanded board of directors

GOED names expanded board of directors

By Shane Starling

The Global Organization for EPA and DHA (GOED) has announced its second board expansion within a year with EPAX’s Baldur Hjaltason (pictured) moving from vice-chair to chair to replace Croda’s David Shannon, while DSM Nutritional Products’ Amanda Ruess...

Welch's resolves to pay $30m to settle class actions, but its battle with POM Wonderful over labelling is not over

Welch’s to pay $30m over misleading juice claims

By Shane Starling

Welch’s will pay $30m to consumers misled by labeling for its ‘100% Juice White Grape Pomegranate’ after settling class actions in a California court this month. Welch’s has responded to another class action in a Florida court that is yet to be resolved.

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