Cognis now offers Texapon K 12 P PH, a pharmaceutical-grade sodium lauryl sulfate (SLS) tableting agent. This GRAS-approved agent is “particularly efficient in tableting processes due to its small and consistent particle size,” says the company. Texapon K 12 P PH can be used as a wetting agent, lubricant or solubilizer.

Sensient Flavors LLC now has natural tomato flavors. Available are Natural Tomato Flavor WONF – Fresh Type, Beef Steak Type, Vine-Ripe Type, Italian Type and Stewed Type; Natural Sun-Dried Tomato Type; Natural Tomato Finishing Note WONF; Natural Wood-Fire Roasted Tomato Type; and Natural Roasted Tomato Flavor WONF.

A trial published in Nutrition Research and Practice suggests a branded lychee fruit polyphenol may offer anti-inflammatory properties.

A recent pilot study shows there may be a new, natural way of relieving heartburn sufferers.

Secaucus, NJ—Industry manufacturers can get their fill of information about nutritional ingredients and raw materials at SupplySide East 2011, May 2–4.

anemia spirulina

Kailua-Kona, HI—A new study published in Cellular & Molecular Immunology offers data indicating that there may be a natural way to address the problem.

weight management krill

Oslo, Norway—A recent study published in Nutrition & Metabolism confirms the hypothesis that krill oil is beneficial to the endocannabinoid (EC) system in humans.

supplier news

News and notes from industry suppliers.

Moshers Organic Co., LLC is offering several varieties of organic grain in bulk quantities. Available are hard white winter wheat, hard red winter wheat, and Millet and Dehulled Millet. The company specializes in white wheat. All grain is tested for chemicals and has a ScoringAg Trace Back to ensure full chain traceability. An organic specific elevator is used to load and store the grain. Moshers Organic wheat is certified organic by OCIA International and meets organic specifications laid out by the National Organic Program and the European Union.