Widespread Enzymes Recall Affects Supplement, Food Industries

Mumbai, India—Enzymes manufactured by Advanced Enzymes in Mumbai, India, are the source of what may be the most widespread product recall ever. Advanced Enzymes was...

New Study Says Calcium Intake Safe for Women’s Heart Health

Boston, MA—Findings in a new study published in Osteoporosis International show that calcium supplementation (more than 1,000 mg/day) did not increase a woman’s the...

NYAG Herbal Supplement Investigation Extends To Manufacturers

Albany, NY—Following his cease and desist order against four major retailers regarding herbal supplements, New York Attorney General (NYAG) Eric Schniederman is now is...

Supplement Maker FoodState Acquired By Pharmavite

Northridge, CA—Pharmavite, one of the largest U.S. manufacturers of vitamins, minerals, and dietary supplements, has just acquired FoodState Inc.FoodState offers whole food supplements under...

NYAG Forms Coalition For Expanded Supplement Probe, Industry Responds

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New Bill Would Make Supplements Eligible Under SNAP Benefits

Washington, D.C. — In July, legislation was introduced which would make multivitamin dietary supplements an allowable purchase for the 8 million people receiving assistance...

Fabricant Discusses FDA’s Priorities in NYC

Daniel Fabricant, Ph.D., addressed the Ingredient Marketplace crowd in early June with a presentation entitled, “There and Back Again.” Reflecting upon his time as...
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UPDATE: First Results from NAXA Verification Program

SALT LAKE CITY, UT—The Natural Algae Astaxanthin Association (NAXA) recently announced the expansion of its astaxanthin verification program to include retail products, and has released some...

Vitamin D Deficiency Ages Bone, Raises Fracture Risk

Berkeley, CA—A new study reports that vitamin D deficiency may decrease bone quality as well as density, increasing the risk of fracture. Published in Science...

Cocoa May Help Thwart Neurodegeneration

L’Aquila, Italy—A study recently published by the Journal of Cellular Biochemistry revealed that regular consumption of cocoa polyphenols could help to maintain brain health...