All news articles for January 2013

DMAA blamed for London marathon death

DMAA in the dock

DMAA blamed for London marathon death

By Shane STARLING

A single dose of the banned stimulant DMAA was the most probable cause of the heart attack that killed Claire Squires in hospital after she collapsed during the final metres of the 2012 London marathon.

Packaging helps drive success in point-of-purchase marketplace

Packaging helps drive success in point-of-purchase marketplace

By Hank Schultz

When entrepreneur Tyler Johansen was launching a supplement designed to help boost students’ concentration, he decided to play in a sphere where snap decisions are made, at the edge of the counter in the point-of-purchase marketplace.

NSF expands in Latin America with Peruvian acquisition

NSF expands in Latin America with Peruvian acquisition

By Hank Schultz

NSF International announced a significant expansion of its footprint in Latin America with the acquisition of INASSA Group of Lima, Peru.  INASSA provides technical analysis, laboratory and sanitation services. In particular, the move means NSF will be...

Cost and supply benefits are 'icing on the cake' for soy proteins

Special edition: Protein-rich foods: The next generation

Cost and supply benefits are 'icing on the cake' for soy proteins

By Stephen DANIELLS

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?

Spanish company sponsors ABC’s olive info

Spanish company sponsors ABC’s olive info

The American Botanical Council announced yesterday that Natac, a Spanish natural products company, has agreed to sponsor ABC’s information on olives through its Adopt-an-Herb Program.

GRAS status will boost benfotiamine, XSTO says

GRAS status will boost benfotiamine, XSTO says

By Hank Schultz

Benfotiamine, a form of thiamine or vitamin B1, has been on the market for decades.  So what makes BenfoPure, a branded form of the ingredient now represented by XSTO Solutions, special? The differentiator, said XSTO’s Dan Murray, is in the details.

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