All news articles for August 2023

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dsm-firmenich gets FDA GRAS for novel HMOs

By Stephen Daniells

The US FDA has issued ‘Good Day Letters’ to dsm-firmenich for three Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) notices submitted for the human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs) LNFP-l/2’-FL and hypoallergenic grade LNnT and 2’-FL.

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Internationally-ranked cricket star fueled by Gencor

By Danielle Masterson

Gencor just announced its sponsorship with Danni Wyatt, who recently played in the Women’s Ashes Series and was announced Player of the T20 Series. Over a third of ticket buyers were women, demonstrating how the sport is reaching new audiences. Cricket...

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Herbalife’s DNA-based botanical authentication program

By Danielle Masterson

For Herbalife’s Zhengfei Lu, PhD, the importance of botanical authentication goes beyond fulfilling the regulatory requirement on botanical identification– it’s about protecting consumers, ensuring efficacy and supporting sustainable practices.

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NPA submits Citizen Petition on labeling of mushrooms & mycelia

By Stephen Daniells

The Natural Products Association (NPA) is seeking clarity on the labeling of fungi ingredients in dietary supplements, with a Citizen Petition requesting FDA to incorporate aspects of guidance from the American Herbal Products Association (AHPA).

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Aker Biomarine gets NDI nod from FDA for brain health ingredient

By Danielle Masterson

The Norwegian fishing and biotech company has successfully achieved New Dietary Ingredient (NDI) status from the US Food and Drug Administration for its Lysoveta. Under the NDI, Aker BioMarine can market Lysoveta at 1.5 grams/day for the general adult...

NutraCast: Combining medicine and tech for precision nutrition

NutraCast: Combining medicine and tech for precision nutrition

By Danielle Masterson

A well-known physician nutritionist and serial tech entrepreneur have joined forces to combine their medicine and consumer technology expertise to launch a AHARA, precision nutrition Consumer Health Tech Company that provides ultra-personalized nutrition...

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Former GNC CEO joins The Vitamin Shoppe

By Danielle Masterson

Burris brings expertise across specialty retail, as well as health and wellness, to a new advisory role at the omnichannel specialty retailer of nutritional products.

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GNC launches supplemental health care service

By Danielle Masterson

The new service, GNC Health, offers access to licensed medical professionals, reduced wait time for urgent care and personal health appointments for loyalty members.

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