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Altered Water Increases Vitamin Absorption

Rapid City, SD—A new study indicates that water that has been altered with the addition of a patented micelle catalyst (Willard Water, manufactured by...

Decisive Talks for Climate Change Underway

 Durban, South Africa—The year in environmental news has involved numerous high-profile natural disasters, the politicization of climate change in the United States and a...

Supplier Briefs: December 2011

Robinson Pharma Inc. of Santa Ana, CA made a major donation to Vitamin Angels. The firm will underwrite vitamin A therapy for 40,000 children...

Scientific Excellence Award Given at SupplySide West

Las Vegas, NV—Three raw materials suppliers were named the winners of the SupplySide West 2011 Scientific Excellence Awards. The tradeshow was held October 10–14,...

Vitamin B5 Benefits Heart Health

New York, NY—A bioavailable form of vitamin B5 (Pantesin, a form of pantethine, developed by Kyowa Hakko USA) may help reduce cholesterol levels within...

Probiotic May Bolster Flu Vaccine’s Effects

Bioscience company Chr. Hansen completed new research on a branded probiotic strain (L. casei 431, Lactobacillus paracase) and whether it benefits immunity against influenza...

Durbin Pushes for AER System Enforcement

Washington, D.C.—In a letter to the Government Accountability Office (GAO), U.S. Senator and Assistant Majority Leader Dick Durbin (D-IL) urged inquiry into whether the...

FTC Says “No” to Weight-Loss Claims

Elmwood Park, NJ—After an investigation that began in 2009, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has come down hard on some defendants that made weight-loss...

Grocery Briefs: December 2011

Sacramento, CA-based Blue Diamond Growers will move ahead with the purchase of 88 acres of farm land at North Washington and Fulkerth Road in...

Folic Acid Supplementation in Pregnant Women

Oslo, Norway—Studies have shown that the intake of recommended doses of folic acid (a naturally occurring B-vitamin) from the period before conception to early...

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