BASF Nutrition & Health has agreed to sell its manufacturing site in Kankakee, IL and the associated businesses of vegetable-oil-based raw material sterols and natural vitamin E, anionic surfactants and esters produced there.
The International Probiotics Association (IPA) has weighed in on Spain’s recent decision to permit probiotic labelling despite an EU ban, saying an international standard could resolve Europe’s increasingly splintered probiotics position.
Leading UK health bodies have published updated guidance on vitamin D for COVID-19, in which they support its use during autumn and winter but stop short of recommending the vitamin to tackle the virus.
The Federal Trade Commission unveiled an enforcement action today against six sellers of CBD products that it alleges have been making unsubstantiated disease treatment claims. FTC has levied more than $246,000 in fines in the cases.
A study done on trained recreational swimmers showed a high carbohydrate diet did not improve swimming efficiency at moderate paces. But a nutrition expert observed that the intensity level was too low and duration too short to show the differences the...
Contemplating the year that was and in the classical fashion of penning articles tied to movie titles, I must say, it was difficult to choose one which depicted the year IPA and the world of probiotics has gone through.
Companies advertising their dietary supplement products in New Zealand should avoid pitfalls such as making therapeutic claims, using imagery that implies therapeutic purposes, or overpromising a health outcome.
A synbiotic combination of green banana resistant starch and probiotic Bacillus coagulans MTCC5856 (LactoSpore by Sabinsa) may reduce gut inflammation in a mouse model of inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD), says a new study from Australia.
By By Michael McGuffin, President, American Herbal Products Association (AHPA)
Each New Year presents an opportunity to take stock of where we are and to reevaluate our priorities for the near- and long-term future. We each make our resolutions and then motivate ourselves to meet our goals, whether modest or lofty. With 2021 upon...
In its ninth year, the 2020-2021 Danone North America Gut Microbiome, Yogurt and Probiotics Fellowship Grant will award two $25,000 grants to graduate students exploring links between the gut microbiome, probiotics and yogurt and human health and wellness.
“Every person in the next five years is going to ask for foods that are personalized for them, and every ingredient is personalized for them,” said Naveen Jain during a recent webinar hosted by NutraIngredients-USA.
Italian fruit extracts firm Iprona makes available CherryCraft, a tart cherry extract that could prove useful in sports nutrition products after studies link it to improved muscle recovery and cardiovascular health.
China’s Sirio Pharma has revealed that it will invest a further RMB$700m (US$106m) on its ‘smart factory’ over the next three years, on top of a current RMB$450m (US$68.7m) project that is helping boost production capacity for gummies, functional drinks,...