Nutraceutical ingredients manufacturer BI is now a member of the Natural Health Product (NHP) Research Alliance, a collaborative group launched by the University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada, which focuses on creating new verification standards.
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The American Botanical Council has announced a plan to create an industry-accepted practice to ensure that rejected raw materials don’t find their way back into the market and onto the shelf in the form of finished goods.
Delivering nutrients to different age groups isn’t just about market research on format preferences—clinical studies should also be involved, according to R&D and brand specialists at ingredient giant Kerry.
Pfizer announced that it is “reviewing strategic alternatives” for its Consumer Healthcare business, the parent company of many iconic over-the-counter (OTC) brands from dietary supplements to personal care.
As the world’s elderly population rises, nutritional ingredient manufacturers are finding ways to best deliver nutrients to this demographic. Glanbia’s solution is a heat-stable protein powder called ProTherma.
The Global Organization for EPA and DHA Omega-3s (GOED) continues to commission key studies to support the quality and efficacy of omega-3 fatty acids, with recent meta-analyses of the health benefits starting to impact policy and regulatory conversations.
Japanese supplier Kewpie has seen more than 60 products launched in the country using its hyaluron ingredient Hyabest, with a raft of products touting its beauty or joint pain benefits for the ageing population in the wake of more relaxed regulations.
As more consumers try to add more plants into their diets, plant-based protein is a shining star in the emerging category, making up the majority of both online searches and sales for ‘plant-based’ products, according to one research firm.
Industry reaction to the new online registry for supplement products has been positive, said Steve Mister, president and CEO of trade association Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) at the SupplySide West 2017 show in Las Vegas last week.
As growth in probiotics continues to accelerate, the International Probiotics Association is ramping up its regulatory outreach efforts and working on ultimately producing a comprehensive quality guidebook for the probiotic industry, says IPA’s executive...