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Four companies that are driving sustainability

By Danielle Masterson

The alarming UN climate change report was put out over a week ago, but UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres’ “code red for humanity” message still haunts many as humans continue to cause much of the extreme weather by emitting greenhouse gases.

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Lab consolidation continues with Warburg Pincus acquisition

By Hank Schultz

Private equity firm Warburg Pincus is continuing its consolidation of analytical laboratories serving the food, beverage and dietary supplement industries with the acquisition announced today of Food Safety Net Services. FSNS operates more than 20 labs...

NOW’s Aaron Secrist on Amazon exposé

NOW’s Aaron Secrist on Amazon exposé

By Danielle Masterson

NutraIngredients-USA sat down with Aaron Secrist, executive vice president of Quality, Regulatory Affairs & Operations at NOW Health Group, to reflect on what has happened over the past year and what he thinks is next for the e-commerce giant.

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NOW burnishes lab reputation with ISO imprimatur for certain tests

By Hank Schultz

Supplement manufacturer NOW has received ISO accreditation for its laboratories, an unusual step for an in house operation that the company says will put it in better stead to keep up with new retailer requirements such as those put forth by Amazon.

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CRN's petition sets 180-day deadline for resolution of NAC issue

By Hank Schultz

The Council for Responsible Nutrition has filed a citizen’s petition with FDA requesting that the Agency reverse its decision that the ingredient NAC is not legal for use in dietary supplements. CRN states that FDA’s ruling on the matter, voiced in warning...

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Bipartisan Senate CBD bill introduced

By Hank Schultz

A US Senate bill to specifically allow the use of CBD and other hemp derivatives in dietary supplements and foods has been introduced with bipartisan sponsorship. The bill also enjoys broad support within the industry.

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Pyatt returns with plant based line planned to launch with GNC

By Hank Schultz

Sports nutrition veteran Brad Pyatt is launching a new company focused on plant-based nutrition. The first brick and mortar retail partner will be GNC, which itself is emerging from a bankruptcy sale to Chinese company Harbin.

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Ancient Nutrition commits to becoming carbon negative

By Hank Schultz

Superfoods supplement purveyor Ancient Nutrition has launched a plan to make the brand carbon negative by 2024 by planting a million trees and pursuing other regenerative practices on land the company owns in Missouri and Tennessee.

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Kratom group says CBD regulatory experience offers some lessons

By Hank Schultz

The history of the CBD trade in the US provides a peek into the strategy that kratom proponents may pursue with the goal of a legal trade in the botanical without regulatory impediments, an executive in an advocacy group says.

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