Facilities that are subject to FSMA inspections are struggling with the initial implementation of the Foreign Supplier Verification Provision of the law, new data shows. The issue is coming to a head with the first warning letter based on a FSVP failure.
A study using cranberries supplied by Fruit d’Or outlines a new test method for quantifying the insoluble proanthocyanidins (PACs) within the fruit. The method could potentially open up new avenues of research for ingredients derived from the berry.
Biotech firms are reaping the rewards of a project looking into foods tackling metabolic syndrome resulting in products like microalgae, omega-3 and antioxidant-infused juices and algae-derived omega 3 oil.
The Clorox Company is yet another CPG giant that has found a salve for sore earnings in the nutritional products sector. Recent investments in the dietary supplment category provided bright spots in an otherwise flaccid year end report.