O.Berk Company now offers airless pumps that provide “precise, controlled dispensing, which works well with viscous products.” The pumps are airtight, dripless, leakproof and allow up to 99% product evacuation. Suitable for creams, gels, lot ions and serums, dispensers can be custom decorated and are available in various sizes.

Adverse Events

Industry groups believe that a verdict in a current court case could be problematic for companies that file adverse event reports.

Parsippany, NJ—A new study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition showed a weight-loss ingredient that combines oat and palm oils may reduce a person’s appetite.

Ankeny, IA—A recent study on a branded ingredient (EpiCor from Embria Health Services) found that the immune health ingredient may also be beneficial for gut health.

supplier briefs

News and notes from industry suppliers.

Cyvex Nutrition added Alfalfa 95% to its line of “green” antioxidant offerings. Alfalfa 95% is made from sodium copper chlorophyllin which is derived from nutritionally rich alfalfa plants and can be used for neutralizing body odors, regulating the digestive tract, eliminating toxins from the body and healing wounds. The product is suitable for food, beverage and supplement formulations.

CreAgri Inc. launched a new hydroxytyrosol formulation, HIDROX 12%, as an addition to its line of organic olive polyphenolic ingredients. HIDROX 12% is made from juice recovered during the milling of olive oil and, according to the company, it has strong antioxidant properties. It can be used in cosmetics,  foods and beverages.

Cargill is introducing Clear Valley Omega-3 Oil, a new oil made from canola and flax seed. According to the company, it received it GRAS, contains up to 30% of ALA and provides at least 160 mg of ALA. It also is neutral in taste and is shelf-stable for nine months. Clear Valley Omega-3 Oil can be used in baked goods, crackers, snacks and spreads.

Helios Corp. is launching a newly developed calamari oil called Omega Clear. According to the company, the source of the oil originates from the coastal waters of Argentina. The end product has high levels of DHA and EPA and low levels of dioxin, furan and heavy metals.
700 N. Walnut St., Bloomington, IN 47404, www.OmegaClear.net