High FODMAP foods include apples, bananas, almonds, and dairy containing lactose. Image © Getty Images / mpessaris

Will 2018 be the year that low FODMAP diets explode?

By Stephen Daniells

The US market for low FODMAP foods aimed at helping IBS sufferers is still small and consumer awareness is low, but companies large and small are targeting a category that could be bigger than gluten-free.

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Benexia introduces new 'low moisture' chia ingredient

By Adi Menayang

Chilean chia company Benexia announced a new specification for its chia products, called Benexia Chia Low Moisture, which involves a proprietary kill-step recently validated by third-party lab Covance.

FDA to delay enforcement on four FSMA rules

FDA to delay enforcement on four FSMA rules

By Hank Schultz

Some of the provisions of the Food Safety Modernization Act will be delayed in implementation while FDA works through potential problems that were identified in the comments phase, the agency announced last week.

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What’s on NutraIngredients-USA's calendar for 2018?

By Stephen Daniells

From weight management to deep dives into sports nutrition, multivitamins, beauty-from-within, personalized nutrition, botanicals, omega-3s, probiotics, and more, Nutraingredients-USA’s 2018 editorial calendar of special editions spans the hottest trends...

Bergstrom makes one ingredient--OptiMSM--meaning chances of cross contamination are nil, NPA says.  Bergstrom Nutrition photo

NPA files petition for approval of skip lot ID testing

By Hank Schultz

The Natural Products Association has filed a petition on behalf of member Bergstrom Nutrition asking FDA to grant reduction of identity testing frequency based on the company’s track record. If successful, the petition could lower costs in the industry,...

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Kemin adds patent to Neumentix spearmint extract IP portfolio

By Stephen Daniells

The US Patent and Trademark Office has granted a patent to Kemin to support the technology behind its lines of spearmint, KI110 and KI42, used in the company’s cognition-enhancing ingredient, Neumentix.

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