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Perrigo unloads US supplements business to contract manufacturer

By Hank Schultz

Perrigo has unloaded its US supplements business, with International Vitamin Corporation stepping up as buyer. The deal was seen by one observer as another step in the concentration of US-based supplement manufacturing backed by Chinese capital.

Boswellia: 'There needs to be a focus on the quality of the extracts...But I believe the industry can clean itself up.' ©iStock

'When the price is low you should be suspicious.'

Action needed to curb boswellia adulteration: QC analyst

By Shane Starling from Paris

Boswellia serrata adulteration remains a major problem in the EU and elsewhere and responsible players need to do more to identify fraudulent material and actors, an expert has said.

Stauber gets off to roaring start with Hawkins

Stauber gets off to roaring start with Hawkins

By Hank Schultz

Another company has reported success with an acquisition in the dietary supplements ingredients space as Hawkins, Inc. reported strong earnings growth attributed in part to its purchase of Stauber.

Subpar rosaceae-derived supplements abundant, USDA researcher says

Subpar rosaceae-derived supplements abundant, USDA researcher says

By Adi Menayang

According to a new study published in the NFS Journal and funded by the USDA Agriculture Research Service, eight of the 33 dietary supplements derived from Rosaceae fruits had no detectable anthocynins or were adulterated with anthocyanins from unlabelled...

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