Supplier Briefs: March 2010

Acquisitions, new launches, new partnerships, awards, new initiatives and more. Forsyth, MO-based National Enzyme Company (NEC) employees are participating in a unique fundraising/”get fit” effort....

Resveratrol Effective for Heart Health, Say Human Clinical Data

Industry now has additional data on one of the hottest nutrients on the market today: resveratrol. This ingredient, found in grapes and Japanese...

Pycnogenol Protects Against Retinopathy

Hoboken, NJ—Diabetics know all too well that the disease affects more than just blood sugar. As many as 80% of those who have had...

Private Labeler Offers New Programs

Irvine, CA—Vitamer Labs will offer two new programs for its private label dietary supplements. First, the company will have a Double Verified Gluten Free...

Originates Refutes Fish Oil Inaccuracies

Sunrise, FL—In mid-December, an article published in The New York Times indicated that fish oil supplements are part of the reason for the depleting...

Supplier Briefs: February 2010

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has given a patent to TSI Health Sciences, Inc. of Missoula, MT for its Peak ATP ingredient. The...

IFT Offers Suggestions for Standard Food Traceability System

In technical and economic reports prepared for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) offered advice for improving product...

New Ingredient Targets Visceral Fat

Los Angeles, CA—Optipure, based here, has released data on a new ingredient intended to target visceral fat. Visceral fat is stored near...

Data Support Branded Ingredients for Immune Health

Rimouski, QC, Canada; Ankeny, IA—Industry now has additional data on branded ingredients for immune health. First, a double-blind, human study conducted by Laval University found...

Researchers Test Color Analysis for Carotenoid Strength

Gainesville, FL—Researchers from the University of Florida believe they have created a better way to analyze carotenoid content in vegetables with a new analytical...

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