All news articles for July 2012

American Ingredients Inc: 'The pomegranate extract market in the USA has become very competitive'

Standing out in a crowded pomegranate extract market

By Elaine Watson

Pharmachem Laboratories subsidiary American Ingredients Inc is hoping to stand out in the crowded US pomegranate extracts market with a polyphenol-rich organic extract that has been a bit hit in Europe.

Omega-3 intakes: 5g+ is safe, says EFSA

EU science agency backs omega-3s up to 5g a day

By Shane Starling

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) says there are no safety concerns in consuming various omega-3 forms at up to 5g per day – much higher than typical recommended upper limits that tend to linger around 1g or 1.5g per day – in the short term at...

Creatine supplement makers at loggerheads over new study

Creatine supplement makers at loggerheads over new study


Kre-Alkalyn makers All American Pharmaceutical has disputed a study funded by rival creatine producers AlzChem that claims Kre-Alkalyn supplementation does not increase muscle creatine as much as normal amounts of creatine monohydrate (Crm).