From the scientific controversy around DMAA to a major resveratrol research fraud scandal, plus all the latest developments in gut health, omega-3 and vitamin science; 2012 has been an eventful year for research in the health and nutrition arena.
A recent teleseminar put on by the American Herbal Products Association on GMP compliance made it clear that there is still a significant portion of the dietary supplement industry that is confused about who is responsible for what when a marketer hires...
Neptune Technologies and Bioressources has been hit with a shareholder rights lawsuit over the Nov. 8 explosion and fire that destroyed the company’s production facility and a resulting steep decline in the company’s share price.
Business consolidation, battling stalling economies and the belated activation of the dreaded (by most) EU health claims register – these are just a few issues that have defined the 2012 EU nutra space.
New Hope Natural Media’s decision to suspend the NPA MarketPlace show for 2013 is symptomatic of changes in the trade show industry across all markets since the financial collapse of 2008, said Fred Linder, president of New Hope.
German fragrance and flavours house Symrise has just last night inked a deal with Swedish probiotics firm Probi to develop a stand-alone R&D project with oral probiotic supplements the most likely product out of the pipeline in 2014-2015.
Illinois-based nutraceuticals expert VDF Futureceuticals has embarked on a larger human trial of its whole coffee fruit concentrate NeuroFactor after a pilot study showed it increased plasma levels of Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor (BDNF) by an average...
Network marketing giant Herbalife Ltd. is expanding its US manufacturing capacity with the purchase of a facility in Winston Salem NC. The acquisition furthers Herbalife’s goal to increase the number of products it manufactures in-house, the company said.
Omega Protein, the largest manufacturer of fish oil omega-3s based in the US, will have to live with a 20% reduction in the amount of menhaden it can harvest in the Atlantic, the company announced recently.
As the last grains of sand slip out of the 2012 hourglass, NutraIngredients-USA looks back on an action packed year. From the Dr Oz effect to GMPs, and from Dateline NBC to the Chicago Tribune, there have been plenty of talking points.