Vitamins & premixes

Is FDA open to entertaining an NDI for CBD products?

Is FDA open to entertaining an NDI for CBD products?

By Stephen Daniells

The US Food and Drug Administration may be willing to sit down with a company about a possible NDI submission for full-spectrum hemp extracts, says Steve Mister, president and CEO of the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN).

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GNC enters bankruptcy while negotiating with Harbin as buyer

By Hank Schultz

Struggling retail giant GNC has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy according to a news report. GNC is reportedly entering into the process with Chinese firm Harbin Pharmaceutical waiting in the wings as a potential buyer.

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Ingredient shows promise in PMS relief: Study

By Danielle Masterson

A recent peer-reviewed clinical trial revealed that an over-the-counter nutritional supplement containing oxaloacetate (OAA) and vitamin C significantly relieved PMS symptoms.

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GNC succeeds in getting critical debt payment pushed back to August

By Hank Schultz

Supplement retailing giant GNC seems to have prevailed in its high stakes negotiations with its lenders. Bloomberg Law reported yesterday that the company won a postponement until August of a major payment that could have caused the company to sink into...

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Nature Made enters personalized nutrition market

By Danielle Masterson


Pharmavite, the manufacturer of Nature Made vitamins, has debuted nurish, a monthly vitamin subscription service based on individual data culled from an assessment that asks about life stage, diet, lifestyle, health and allergies.

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GNC turns up volume on bankruptcy alarm

By Hank Schultz

Struggling supplement retailer GNC has reiterated a forthright statement that filing for bankruptcy court protection might be only days away.

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Coronavirus: Spotlight on the biotin supply chain

By Danielle Masterson

China accounts for about 80% of the global biotin supply, making it the largest biotin production country in the world. While supply chain dependency on China is a well-known fact for the United States, the crippling impact of the coronavirus in recent...

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...

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Nattopharma builds case for RDI for vitamin K2

By Hank Schultz

Norwegian supplier Nattopharma is helping to build a suite of scientific evidence on the broad cardiovascular health effects of Vitamin K2 that the company hopes will support an official recommendation on intakes of the substance.