Supplement makers have been tapping into consumer's eye health
anxieties for the last four years and although product launches
seem to have peaked in 2003, there are no signs of a serious
slow-down, reports Jess Halliday.
Chrysantis is ready to start selling EZ Eyes to dietary supplement
makers following the FDA's acceptance of the marigold-derived
natural zeaxanthin as a new dietary ingredient (NDI), reports
The vitamin A in carrots has long been believed to aid night
vision, but new research from Harvard Medical Center indicates that
the whole spectrum of fruit and vegetables could help preserve
sight by reducing the risk of developing...
Natural astaxanthin is about to join the ingredients jostling for
formulators' attention in the eye care market, as Valensa
International's new dietary ingredient notification (NDI) for
Zanthin is approved by the FDA, reports...
Ball Horticultural-subsidiary Chrysantis has signed a licensing
agreement with ZeaVision for the marketing and selling of
zeaxanthin, a deal which gives it limited, non-exclusive license
store of the supplement maker's patents...
Supplementing infant formula with long-chain polyunsaturated fatty
acid (LCP) throughout the first year of life may help babies see
more clearly, according to scientists at the Retina Foundation of
the Southwest in Dallas, Texas.
Cognis Nutrition & Health is introducing a vegetarian version
of its marigold-derived Xangold 10% microencapsulated lutein ester
beadlets for tablet and dry food formulators seeking to meet the
needs of a burgeoning vegetarian...
New company Chrysantis' plan to bring to market proprietary
marigold extracts with a high natural zeaxanthin content could give
eye health product formulators a new tool to help combat
age-related macular degeneration (ARMD),...
Eye health company Bausch & Lomb has filed a lawsuit against
Inverness Medical Innovations for alleged infringement of its
patent rights to the antioxidant and mineral formula contained in
its Ocuvite PreserVision supplements.
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has settled with the seller of a
supplement containing lutein over claims that the product could
restore vision already lost form age related macular degeneration
(AMD) and remove specks, known as...