General Mills claims it has improved the nutritional profile of 68% of its product line by sales volume since 2005, reformulating to include more fiber, calcium and whole grains, and less sodium, saturated fat, trans fat and added sugar.
Supplement giant GNC - which put its head above the parapet in April to defend DMAA while the rest of the trade kept silent - says it has since “made a very concerted effort to move away from DMAA products in our stores”.
Thorne Research - a leading supplier of dietary supplements to the healthcare practitioner market - has set up a joint venture with psychiatrist Dr. Daniel Amen and Integrative Health Resources (IHR) to develop a new line of supplements targeting brain...
Two months after Abbott Nutrition described brain food research as “one of our top global priorities”, Nestlé Health Science has acquired a stake in Accera, the US firm behind Axona, a medical food targeted at people with mild to moderate Alzheimer’s.
While USPLabs has strongly defended the safety, efficacy and legal status of DMAA - the star ingredient in top-selling pre-workout supplement Jack3d - it has been working on a new variant called Jack3d Micro that excludes the controversial stimulant.
The specialty products division at Hormel Foods has struck a deal with biotech firm Virun to offer water soluble, clear and shelf stable omega-3 EPA and DHA concentrates that enable manufacturers to create clear beverages without using preservatives.