The timing of the release of the new dietary ingredient (NDI) draft guidance is “curious” given pressing economic/resource issues and “far more serious issues that FDA should be looking at”, says the chief executive of BI Nutraceuticals.
Naturex will expand again in 2011 with several “€5-20m” targets, 1.5 years after completing the €110m integration of Spanish supplier Natraceutical that made the French botanical extracts supplier the biggest in the world.
Irradiation has risen in importance as it has become specifically outlawed in new Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) regulations. But the practice continues due to its ability to cheaply remove contaminants from raw materials.
NutraIngredients-USA.com caught up with United States Anti-Doping Agency chief executive officer, Travis Tygart, at the recent SupplySide West trade show in Las Vegas to get an update on USADA’s position on dietary supplements.
Small to medium enterprises (SMEs – less than 20 staff) were given two years longer to comply with GMPs than the biggest dietary supplements manufacturers, but it is feared many have yet to get their systems and documentation in order and would struggle...
Florida-based Valensa International has teamed up with Norwegian firm Aker Biomarine to use Aker’s Superba krill oil in condition-specific dietary supplement formulas targeting joint health and eye health.
Responding to a call from the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) for greater regulation of the dietary supplements industry, trade groups have defended the legal status quo – fingering a lack of policing for a rise in contamination problems from...
Naturex president and chief executive officer, Jacques Dikansky, tells Shane Starling why in August the French botanicals giant bought Spanish supplier, Natraceutical Group, to double its size for the third time since 2002.
California-based Hauser is to sell its wholly owned subsidiary
Botanicals International Extracts to the Zuellig Group for between
$8.2-$9.2 million as part of its reorganization plan under
Ingredients company Solae, the result of a joint venture by US
soybean giant Bunge and ingredients company DuPont Protein
Technologies, celebrates its official launch this week, and sets
out to reach its sales goal of $800million...
Mergers and acquisitions in the food industry continue this week
with acquisitive Canadian company Stake technology taking over US
ingredients company Opta Food Ingredients at the price of €28m. The
move marks a bid by Stake to build...