Hygiene rules force fish oil shortage
A European-wide shortage in fish oil supplements has been predicted
by the European Federation of Health Product Manufacturers (EHPM)
because of new EU hygiene rules.
Capsugel says new Licap suited to supplements
Capsule maker Capsugel has announced the launch of a new larger
liquid capsule it says is particularly suited to the dietary
Bioriginal goes condition-specific for women
Bioriginal is harnessing the promises of an emerging trend by
taking its lignan ingredients into a softgel supplement to support
Fish oil plus exercise linked to weight loss
A combination of fish oil supplements and exercise led to
reductions in fat mass by about 1.5 kg, as well as improving heart
health markers, says a new study from Australia.
Pizzeys Milling doles out '3 omega-3s' flaxseed-fish oil
Canadian company Pizzey's Milling has launched a flaxseed fish oil
combo it says provides the full array of omega-3 benefits.
Omega-3: Can you believe its not lard?
Consumers concerned about the quality of fish oil in their omega-3
supplements should quiz the brand marketer over the source, says
chairman of GOED omega-3, a trade association that aims to maintain
standards of the ingredient.
Austevoll completes EPAX acquisition
Austevoll has completed its acquisition of EPAX from Ferd Private
Equity for an undisclosed sum, securing the omega-3 company's fish
oil supply and enabling full traceability.
Fish stock concern could affect in consumption advice
The UK's Food Standards Agency may review its advice that people
should eat at least two portions of fish a week for its health
benefits, in the light of environmental concerns.
Fish oil softgels get fruity with Bioriginal
Bioriginal is introducing a range of fruit-flavoured fish oils
softgels, intended to make consumption of the healthy ingredients
more appealing than standard supplements.
Fish oil pills for mum may boost offspring's co-ordination
The infants of mothers who received fish oil supplements during
pregnancy had improved hand-eye coordination, says a new study.
Purity provides a hook for fish oil sellers
New European standards and public awareness about contaminants in
fish oil are opening up a new marketing angle for omega-3, with
both finished product and fish oil companies touting their
Fish oil prices squeeze omega-3 manufacturers
Omega-3 fish oil manufacturers have been feeling the crunch as
their crude oil suppliers have upped prices by about 15 percent in
the past year, which could in turn spike prices for formulators as
ONC takes Meg-3 to Mexico
Ocean Nutrition Canada has announced the creation of an exclusive
distribution partnership in Mexico through FX Morales y Asociados,
allowing the fish oil supplier to enter the Mexican market.
More support for omega-3 calming ADHD kids
Supplements of omega-3 and omega-6 improved the attention span and
hyperactivity scores of young Australians, and was rated better
than the common medication Ritalin.
More fish oil, fewer calories to reduce inflammation
A low-calorie diet, rich in fish oil could reduce the markers of
inflammation by as much as 90 per cent, according to the results of
an animal study.