Krill Oil More Bioavailable than Fish Oil in Study

Fosnavåg, Norway—Lipids in Health and Disease published the results of a study (sponsored by Olympic Seafood AS, maker of Rimfrost krill) that compared the bioavailability...

Extract Shows Cognitive Health and Performance Improvement

Des Moines, IA—Biofortis, a global contract research organization, completed a new human study in which the use of Kemin’s patent-pending spearmint extract containing phenolic...
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How will Amazon Purchase and Blue Apron IPO Affect Brick-and-Mortar?

One of the world’s leading online retailers, Amazon can now expand their reach with its purchase of Whole Foods Market for $13.7 billion. Many...

Senate Committee “Fails” CBD Users

Washington, D.C.—The U.S. Senate Agriculture Appropriations Committee failed to include legislation passed by the House of Representatives that would appropriate $100,000 for FDA to...

Dietary Supplement Amendments Added to Defense Spending Bill

Washington, D.C.—On June 3rd, Sens. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) and Dick Durbin (D-IL) added three dietary supplement amendments to what is considered a must-pass Department...

FDA Silent as Missouri Senator Acts to Strike Picamilon From Shelves

Citing frustration with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) “failure to respond,” Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO) has taken a hands-on approach to the...

Label Changes and Uncertainty

New York, NY — On May 27, 2016, sweeping changes were made to the nutrition and supplement facts labels. Originally, compliance deadlines established required...

Industry Associations Ask Congress: “Take Quick Action to Clarify the Legal Status of CBD”

Washington, D.C.—Four trade associations representing the natural products and dietary supplements industries sent Congress a letter on Tuesday, asking them to take legislative action...

Omega-3 May Help Children With ADHD, Says Study

Gothenburg, Sweden— A new dissertation from the University of Gothenburg says that omega-3 and omega-6 supplementation may be able to improve problem behavior in...
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Amazon Quarterly Sales Up 39% to $52.9B

Seattle, WA — The focus was on Alexa Voice as second quarter net sales for Amazon.com increased 39% to $52.9 billion in the second...