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NutraCast Podcast: Hemp pioneer Richard Rose on CBD, FDA

NutraCast Podcast: Hemp pioneer Richard Rose on CBD, FDA

By Danielle Masterson

On this episode of the NutraCast, we were joined by Richard Rose, who has worked with hemp for decades and is a self-described ‘Hemp OG.” He created the first “open-source” hemp brands Nobacco and Notpot. He has also created CannaSearch, which has opened...

Nutracast Podcast: Dr. Paul Clayton on cellular aging

Nutracast Podcast: Dr. Paul Clayton on cellular aging

By Danielle Masterson

In recent years, research on aging has seen some major advancements, including the discovery that the rate of aging is controlled, at least to some extent. And according to Dr. Paul Clayton, who has researched, written and presented about the process...

NutraCast Podcast: Michelle Ricker on biohacking

NutraCast Podcast: Michelle Ricker on biohacking

By Danielle Masterson

You’ve likely heard of life hacks, which are tricks or shortcuts that help you be more efficient in life. You may or may not have heard of biohacks. But chances are, you’ve already tried some without even knowing it. You might even be biohacking right...

NutraCast Podcast: Patrick McCarthy on CBD research and regulation

NutraCast Podcast: Patrick McCarthy on CBD research and regulation

By Danielle Masterson

In recent months the FDA has been trying to figure out how to get the CBD market under control, with the focus on safety. Patrick McCarthy, CEO of Validcare, a cannabis sector-focused health and wellness research company, said the FDA is not going to...

NOW CEO: ‘March was unprecedented in the history of the company’

NOW CEO: ‘March was unprecedented in the history of the company’

By Stephen Daniells

Many dietary supplement companies are experiencing surging sales as consumers seek out health-promoting products, and Chicago-based NOW is no different. The company experienced “incredible” sales in March, but ingredient supply bottlenecks and the economic...

NutraCast Podcast: Asma Ishaq on Collagen

NutraCast Podcast: Asma Ishaq on collagen

By Danielle Masterson

What was once a popular injectable filler has found its way into supplements and functional food and beverages. Collagen is popping up in everything from coffee to bars to popcorn.

NutraCast Podcast: Nina Mullen on Hilma's 'clinical herbal' category

NutraCast Podcast: Nina Mullen on Hilma's 'clinical herbal' category

By Danielle Masterson

After looking in her medicine cabinet and finding that the natural options weren’t backed by science and science-backed products weren’t clean label, Nina Mullen and her two co-founders, Hilary Quartner and Lily Galef, came up with the brand Hilma.

Soup-To-Nuts Podcast: 5 trends driving growth in natural & organic

Soup-to-Nuts Podcast

Soup-To-Nuts Podcast: 5 trends driving growth in natural & organic

By Elizabeth Crawford

As US consumers embrace a healthier lifestyle focused on prevention rather than treatment, they increasingly are turning to the natural and organic channel for products that are clean, natural and have added health benefits.

‘Community kitchens’ are delivering real benefits in African nations

African probiotic project reaching 10,000 infants a day

By Shane STARLING

The potential of probiotics to benefit maternal and infant morbidity and mortality is being shown in on-the-ground projects in Africa and elsewhere, according to lifelong researcher, maternal and infant morbidity and mortality, professor Gregor Reid.

Algatchnologies' southern Israel astaxanthin facility is set for expansion and cost reductions, the company says

Algatech: Functional food on astaxanthin horizon

By Annie Harrison-Dunn

Israeli firm Algatechnologies will work towards gaining approval for its astaxanthin as a novel food and beverage ingredient in Europe, but first it must meet existing demands and cut prices, it said.

Professor Gregor Reid will chair Probiota 2014 in Amsterdam on February 4-5. Expect to be challenged...

“I get personal because they [EFSA] get personal to me"

Fed up: Probiotic research veteran issues global call to action

Veteran probiotic researcher professor Gregor Reid is not a happy man. It’s time the probiotic community fought back against those forces that have for too long denied a perfectly valid body of nutrition science in the form of commercial claims. It’s...

Jones presented food industry concerns about data sharing at EFSA's transparency meeting this morning...

Industry concerned about data abuse as EFSA fans transparency wings

By Shane Starling at EFSA in Parma, Italy

As the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) welcomed a broad range of stakeholders to its Italian HQ today to debate data and process transparency, the food industry asked at what point openness brakes innovation and competitive advantage?

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From the 20th International Congress of Nutrition in Granada, Spain

Unilever: Healthier food choices must be ‘doable’

By Shane STARLING

The food industry came under attack last week at the International Congress of Nutrition (#ICN20) for not doing enough to improve the healthiness of its portfolios…unfairly, says Unilever.

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