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Special Edition: Botanicals

Turmeric leads the charge as herbal sales continue to bloom

By Stephen Daniells

With 118% growth in the mass channel and 32% growth in the natural channel, turmeric/curcumin was the stand-out ingredient in 2015, with overall sales for the ingredient exceeding $50 million in mass & natural channels.

Herbalife now free to pursue in-house manufacturing goal

Herbalife now free to pursue in-house manufacturing goal

By Hank Schultz

Nutrition giant Herbalife followed a winding road to the payment of a $200 million fine and an FTC-mandated restructuring.  The network marketing company, with more than $4.5 billion revenue in 2015, can now move forward on its mission of business expansion...

AMA warns members about rise of nootropics

AMA warns members about rise of nootropics

By Hank Schultz

A new policy by the American Medical Association on nootropics once again highlights the blurred edges of what can legitimately be called a ‘dietary supplement.’

Experts dispute notion that DSHEA hamstrung FDA

Experts dispute notion that DSHEA hamstrung FDA

By Hank Schultz

Despite the tenor of a recent meeting of ex FDA commissioners, DSHEA didn’t tie the hands of federal regulators, experts contacted by NutraIngredients-USA have said.

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Experts react to ‘waste of money’ headlines against probiotics

By Adi Menayang

A recent article posted on The Daily Beast went with the headline “Probiotics Are a Waste of Money for Healthy Adults.” The story itself is based on findings from a Danish study. We reached out to some people in the industry and academia for a second...

Tomorrow! NutraIngredients-USA's Omega-3 Forum

Tomorrow! NutraIngredients-USA's Omega-3 Forum

Experts from GOED, NBTY, Wiley’s Finest, Cornell University, and will discuss the market forces, science, supply chain, and future opportunities in omega-3s in a FREE forum hosted by NutraIngredients-USA.

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