Bergstrom makes one ingredient--OptiMSM--meaning chances of cross contamination are nil, NPA says.  Bergstrom Nutrition photo

NPA files petition for approval of skip lot ID testing

By Hank Schultz

The Natural Products Association has filed a petition on behalf of member Bergstrom Nutrition asking FDA to grant reduction of identity testing frequency based on the company’s track record. If successful, the petition could lower costs in the industry,...

UNPA welcomes new executive members

UNPA welcomes new executive members

Chinese contract manufacturer Sirio Pharma and botanical ingredients supplier Verdure Sciences have joined the United Natural Products Alliance (UNPA) as executive members.

Innovation can ease rising costs

Innovation can ease rising costs

By Sarah Hills

Introducing new products can help companies alleviate the burden of high food inflation because consumers will not be so concerned about a change in price, according to a new report on the food manufacturing industry from the Conference Board of Canada.

Europe's food industry steady

Europe's food industry steady

In the wake of terrorist attacks in the US on September 11, 2001
Europe's manufacturing industries have taken a knock but figures
released this week reveal that the food industry is managing the
course, registering a 'light...


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