Reading through the warning letter tea leaves, Denver-based attorney Justin Prochnow has come up with some important themes from the Food and Drug Administration. Obligations of brand holders, status of liquid products and the regulatory status of new...
The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) and the Enzyme Technical Association (ETA) have released voluntary guidelines for enzyme-containing dietary supplements to help the ‘high-potential category lives up to its potential’.
Probiota 2014 – relocated from Brussels to Amsterdam and organised by NutraIngredients – will bring together the finest scientific and commercial minds operating in the pre- and probiotic sector in a 2-day, 2-stream event.
From omega-3s to malnutrition, and from minerals to botanicals, our special editions have set record traffic levels for their in-depth articles and exclusive content. Here, we have the first part of our round-up of the key lessons from the special editions.
Setting specifications for products and testing to make sure the lots going out the door meet those specs is a key facet of meeting GMP requirements. But if a company has a product that might include many ingredients, how does it formulate a realistic...
A supplement called Cardia7, built around the benefits of omega-7 palmitoleic acid, a long chain fatty acid found in fish oil as well as sea buckthorn berries and macadamia nuts, has been launched by Ohio-based Omega Wonders.
The FoodNavigator-USA business leaders round table debate
What are the hottest trends in food and beverage? And are the big bucks really in blue-sky innovation, or have the most successful firms played with an existing concept and just done a better job at executing, marketing and selling it?
In another development in the super-heated sports nutrition space, Nutroganics, a firm that specializes in acquiring healthy lifestyle businesses, has signed a deal with South African firm Ultimate Sports Nutrition to bring USN products to the US market.
A new form of CoQ10 has hit the market with the launch of an antioxidant supplement by New Zealand-based manufacturer MitoQ Ltd. As is often the case with this particular ingredient, the company’s marketing message is based on claims of greater bioavailability.
The lead researcher behind a high-profile paper showing energy drinks increase heart contraction rates has rejected claims by Monster Beverage Corp that the paper is ‘alarmist’ and stressed that “whether this increase in contractility is generally beneficial...
Nutraceutical International Corporation will continue to align itself with a growing list of dietary supplement manufacturers and ingredient suppliers in seeking out acquisition opportunities to grow the business, chairman and CEO Bill Gay said.
Adverse event reporting, amphetamine-like substances showing up in products and NDI notifications are all prominent blips on FDA’s radar, said Loren Israelsen, president of the United Natural Products Alliance.