Yesterday's airing of a Dateline NBC exposé on dry labbing practices in dietary supplements represents an opportunity for industry to tackle the problem head on, says Frank Jaksch, CSO and co-founder of ChromaDex.
Sales of NBTY’s vitamins, minerals and health supplement (VMHS) brands grew 10% in the US food, drug and mass merchandise channel in 2011 - more than double that of industry growth of 4.5% - according to bosses at the nutritional supplements giant.
Schiff Nutrition will continue to play in the private label supplements market but will “step away” from “crazy” tenders and pump all available funds into its brands from MegaRed krill oil to Sustenex probiotics, bosses have revealed.
NSF International’s acquisition of Connecticut-based contract laboratory Pharmalytica Services will allow the company to deliver of a wider range of health science services to the dietary supplements, biotech, pharmaceutical and medical device industries,...
In the second part of this special series on global outsourcing trends NutraIngredients explores how the European Union nutrition and health claims regulation (NHCR) is impacting activity in the contract research organisation (CRO) sector.
Brand owners may be obliged to work with contract manufacturers, but finding the right one can be no easy task. In the first part of our outsourcing special edition, Jules Birch of Works with Water Nutraceuticals explains the challenges – and the implications...
Increasing regulatory pressure around the globe is focusing attention on supporting the efficacy of ingredients and products. Dr Jay Udani, CEO of Medicus Research, gave us his 5 secrets for clinical trials success.