Viridis BioPharma & Nu Science Trading get NSF certification for K2 facility

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There are two main forms of vitamin K: K1 (phylloquinone), which is found in green leafy vegetables; and K2 (menaquinones, MK-n: with the n determined by the number of prenyl side chains) which can be synthesized by gut bacteria and also in the diet; MK-4 can be found in animal meat, MK-7, MK-8, and MK-9 are found in fermented food products like cheese, and natto is a rich source of MK-7.
There are two main forms of vitamin K: K1 (phylloquinone), which is found in green leafy vegetables; and K2 (menaquinones, MK-n: with the n determined by the number of prenyl side chains) which can be synthesized by gut bacteria and also in the diet; MK-4 can be found in animal meat, MK-7, MK-8, and MK-9 are found in fermented food products like cheese, and natto is a rich source of MK-7.

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Nu Science Trading & Viridis BioPharma have achieved NSF International Good Manufacturing (GMP) Registration for their Vitamin K2-7 production plant, Synergia Life Sciences.

The facility is already UL cGMP (21CFR Part 110/111), ISO 22000 and HACCP certified, said the companies, and meets pharmaceutical manufacturing standards with an equivalent Drug Master File (DMF) in place.

“We feel that NSF provides a great framework for dietary supplement brands to ensure they are purchasing high quality ingredients and we are getting more demand for such certifications. With this in mind, it was an easy choice for Viridis BioPharma to go through the NSF certification process” ​said Anirudh Mehta, Jt. Managing Director of Viridis Biopharma. 

“MenaquinGold now has a comprehensive body of certifications with NSF, UL cGMP, ISO 22000, HACCP and an equivalent Drug Master File (DMF); this makes the brand an unprecedented offering in natural Vitamin K2-7 supply. We are very proud to support the growing market with an offering of the highest standard,”​ added Dale Kriz, Managing Director for Nu Science Trading, LLC, which offers MenaquinGold in North America through its long-term partnership with Viridis BioPharma.

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