New data monitoring store visits at America’s leading food retailers between March and September 2020 shows that traffic at Whole Foods remains down more than 20% year-on-year, while most rival grocers have seen a steady recovery.
SmartyPants recently announced it is expanding its product lines with the launch of its new immunity series of supplements. The immune support formulas work with a combination of clinically-proven ingredients and are taken to compliment daily multivitamins.
“We cannot enforce against what we cannot see or cannot know is there”, said FDA’s Steven Tave, and that’s why mandatory listing requirement for dietary supplement products would be a step forward for enforcement.
This week, the ingredient supplier announced that its proprietary blend of β-glucogallin, cocos nucifera, and selenopeptides has been granted a patent in Mexico for the ability to protect dermal papilla cells.
A recent article in Consumer Reports turned the spotlight on the science and quality of collagen supplements, with industry group the Collagen Stewardship Alliance calling it “an appropriate review of the state of the market and science”.
As consumers seek out immune-support products, probiotics are one of the categories to have experienced sales growth in 2020. The science to substantiate the claims has been key, said George Paraskevakos, Executive Director of the International Probiotics...