Fruit d’ Or has announced approval by Health Canada for the omega-3 and omega-6 content of its multifunctional cranberry seed oil ingredient. The approved claim wording includes “for the maintenance of good health.”
The recent negative opinion from EFSA for CLA and weight management is “frustrating” and questions raised over the safety of the ingredient “contradict the science supporting the biological activities of CLA”, a leading researcher tells NutraIngredients-USA.
Supplement giant GNC - which put its head above the parapet in April to defend DMAA while the rest of the trade kept silent - says it has since “made a very concerted effort to move away from DMAA products in our stores”.
A Wisconsin start-up has launched the first Conjugated Linoleic Acid (CLA)-fortified chocolate milk in the US, making it the third localized release, CLA food or drink product to hit the market since GRAS (generally recognized as safe) approval was achieved...
A new source of gamma-linolenic acid (GLA), claimed to be the “most concentrated, convenient and cost-effective source of GLA available,” has received acceptance from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) allowing it to be marketed and sold as an ingredient...
Supplementation with conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) prevented
age-related bone loss in mice, says a new study that could offer a
dietary therapy for protecting against the ever-growing threat of
Arcadia Biosciences has announced the development of 65 percent
gamma linolenic acid (GLA) safflower seed oil - a development that
will make available a new, economical source of the omega-6 fatty
acid and shake up safflower production...
Linoleic acid, a lipid found in plants like corn, sunflowers and
safflower, appears to help prevent Alzheimer's disease in many
people but in those with a genetic defect that makes them more
prone to the disease, it could prove...
PharmaNutrients has been granted a new patent for its combination
of CLA (conjugated linoleic acid) with glucosamine and ascorbic
acid, used to address inflammation-related disorders, reports
A report published last week suggested that supplement
manufacturers need to win back consumer confidence - shaken by a
spate of negative media reports. Norbert Weitkemper, director of
global marketing for Cognis Nutrition & Health,...
Of all the functional food ingredients currently available, the
future for omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) looks the
most promising, according to an analyst at market research firm
Frost & Sullivan.
Canadian biotech SemBioSys Genetics is to develop safflower oils
rich in the omega-6 fatty acid GLA under a new agreement with
agricultural products company Arcadia Biosciences, the company
announced on Friday.
PharmaNutrients has developed a novel combination of omega-3 and
omega-6 lipids that could help improve some of the symptoms of
pre-menstrual syndrome, thought to affect more than half of all
Loders Croklaan specialty fats unit Lipid Nutrition has settled a
patent dispute with Norwegian licensing company Natural, defending
the rights to its manufacturing process for CLA, the leading
product in its portfolio.
Children with symptoms of dyslexia and attention-deficit
hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may behave better and find it easier
to think when their diets are supplemented with fatty acid,
according to new research from the UK.