People News: January 2012

The Food and Drug Law Institute will publish Dietary Supplement Regulation: A Comprehensive Guide, written by Scott Bass, a partner at Sidley Austin in...

Vitamin E Prices on the Rise

USA—A well-intended mandate in New York City has set off a chain reaction that will affect vitamin E prices in 2012. In 2006, New York...

Get Your Customers Through Lines As Fast As You Can

No one likes to be kept waiting, especially a customer. Checking-out is an experience just as important as a customer entering your store; you...

Researchers Investigate Garlic’s Bone Support Ability

Mission Viejo, CA—Aged garlic is well-known as a heart health aid; but now, a group of researchers from the University of California, Los Angeles,...

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...