Supplier Briefs: January 2013

Milan, Italy-based Indena obtained self-affirmed GRAS status for its olive fruit extract Opextan, at levels up to 1,062 mg per person per day. In...

Grocery Briefs: January 2013

Single-serving, grab-and-go granola producer Upfront Foods, Boca Raton, FL, will be adding distributors and brokers in the Northeast and Florida. Island Natural of Long...

Garlic Lowers Stress, Inflammation in Study

Mission Viejo, CA— A study on Wakunaga of America’s Kyolic Aged Garlic Extract’s ability to reduce risks for heart disease was recently presented at...

People News: January 2013

Major Rob Dyer, founder of Noots Nutrition (maker of Ruckpack natural energy shot) of San Diego, CA, appeared on a recent edition of ABC’s...

Sunland Facility Closed by FDA

Portales, NM—In late November, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) closed a Sunland manufacturing facility, located here, that FDA says was responsible for...

NewsBriefs: January 2013

In lieu of sending 2012 holiday cards, Natracare of Greeley, CO created an Advent Calendar whereby the company gave a gift everyday from December...

Drink Texture and Expectations of Satiety

Brighton, UK—When you look at a drink, does the texture or creaminess influence how full it will make you? Some people believe yes. Keri...

Ingredient Boosts Infant Bone Strength

Migdal HaEmeq, Israel—Calcified Tissue International just published a study from Meir Medical Center in Israel (sponsored by Enzymotec, with global headquarters, here) that indicates...

Proprietary Larch Arabinogalactan Extract found Safe, Tolerable

Allendale, NJ—Researchers from Kurfürstendamm and Analyze & Realize ag in Germany published a new study in Food and Nutrition Sciences showing that a branded...

NPA MarketPlace 2013 Canceled

Boulder, CO—The plans are off for the Natural Products Association (NPA)’s MarketPlace Tradeshow and Conference in 2013. Colorado-based New Hope Natural Media, which has partially...