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...

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...

FDA Issues CBD Warning Letters; Comments on GRAS

Silver Spring, MD—The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that warning letters were issued to 15 companies for illegally selling products containing cannabidiol...

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...

FDA/FTC Increasing Scrutiny of Social Media Efforts

Washington, D.C.—Supplement manufacturers know their advertising efforts and product labeling are closing monitored by regulators, but they should be just as stringent with how...

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...

Magnesium Nutrition Lowers Diabetes Risk

With so much attention on rising healthcare costs and the ongoing and intensely emotional debate on the need for healthcare reform, an inexpensive solution...
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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...

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...