Wave of Acquisitions Continues with Smart Balance’s Purchase of Udi’s

Paramus, NJ—Udi’s Healthy Foods, LLC, a company known and loved for its gluten-free breads and other foods, is now owned by Smart Balance, Inc.,...

Krill: Promising Therapy for Obesity

Bergen, Norway—A new study published in Metabolism: Clinical and Experimental indicates there may be a connection between obesity support and krill supplementation. Scientists from the...

L-Glutamine Levels Enhanced with Branded L-Alanylglutamine

New York, NY—New research indicates there may be an effective way to enhance levels of l-glutamine in the blood. This amino acid plays a...

Athletes Benefit from Branded Ingredient

New York, NY—A branded L-alanyl-L-glutamine ingredient (Sustamine from Kyowa Hakko, based here) improved performance and reaction time in 10 college basketball players. The female athletes...

FDA Asks for Extra Cash

Silver Spring, MD—The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) says it needs more dough for its fiscal year 2013 budget. Most of the money—$4.5 billion...

Mainstream Soda Would Dissolve Mouse, Says Manufacturer

Edwardsville, IL—A hearing has brewed over the accusations of a man who found a mouse in a can of mainstream citrus-flavored-soda in 2009 and...

Organic Personal Care Standard Certifies New Brand

New York, NY—The NSF/ANSI 305 standard for personal care products has a new adherent in Avalon Organics, a brand of Hain Celestial Group, whose...

Study of College Students’ Diet Shows Unhealthy Trends

Corvallis, OR—Many college students let healthy diets slide during the school year, but their diets might be worse than many have imagined. And, there...

Melatonin-Added Baked Goods Come Under Scrutiny

Washington, D.C.—U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) sent a letter to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regarding the agency’s policy on food additives...

The Bag Monster Sets Sail

Andy Keller, inventor of the ChicoBag company and alias Bag Monster, is setting sail on a new journey that is meant to expose the...