lendesta won the award for “MostInnovative Slimming Ingredient\" at the Ingredientes Adelgazantes España 2008 conference held from October 2-3 in Spain.
Dow (Midland, MI) will introduce new weight care technology at the Health Ingredients Europe (HiE) show in Paris, the company said on November 4. SATISFIT Weight Care Technology promoted healthy fat metabolism and reduced weight gain in pre-clinical studies, the company said.
Winners of the Western Canadian Functional Food & Natural Health Product Network (WCFN) were announced on November 3. Recipients are Kelley Fitzpatrick, president of NutriTech Consulting and director of Nutrition at Flax Canada 2015, Solo GI Nutrition (Edmonton, AB), Manitoba Food Processors Association (Winnipeg, Ontario), and Advanced Foods and Materials Network (AFMNet; Guelph, Ontario).
ProCaps Laboratories (Henderson, NV) has partnered with Vitamin Angels (Santa Barbara, CA) to produce prenatal vitamins which will be donated to Vitamin Angels\' Maternal Health Program for distribution worldwide, the company announced on November 4. \"Every year more than 500,000 women die during childbirth...complications from childbirth are a leading cause of death and disability among women of reproductive age in developing countries,\" said Howard Schiffer, founder of Vitamin Angels, a 14-year nonprofit with the aim to fight vitamin A deficiency worldwide.
Helping support the battle against global malnutrition, Fortitech Inc. (Schenectady, NY) announced the launch of the World Initiative for Nutrition (WIN) on November 4. WIN will work with governmental and non-governmental organizations, ingredient suppliers, local food mills and manufacturers to develop and deliver tailored nutritional solutions.
Raw ingredient manufacturer ZMC-USA (The Woodlands, TX) received the Frost & Sullivan (Palo Alto, CA) award for Best Practices, representing the North American Coenzyme Q10 Emerging Company of the Year award.
A new study released in the October issue of the Journal of Gerontology showed supplementation with Carnipure may support healthy aging.
On October 23, Sabinsa Corp. (Piscataway, NJ) hosted a meeting at SupplySide West to discuss a citizen’s petition that seeks to classify weight-loss claims on dietary supplements as disease claims.
On October 28, two of Bayer HealthCare’s (Leverkusen, Germany) over-the-counter products were met with warning letters from FDA (Rockville, MD). Two of the company’s OTC aspirin products — Bayer Women\'s Low Dose Aspirin + Calcium (Bayer Women\'s) and Bayer Aspirin with Heart Advantage (Bayer Heart Advantage) — require “new drug application” in order to be marketed legally.
Selenium and vitamin E supplements, used together or separately, did not prevent prostate cancer, concluded a review of data from the Selenium and Vitamin E Cancer Prevention Trial (SELECT), funded by the National Cancer Institute (NCI; Rockville, MD).
Branded and proprietary ingredients offer at least four benefits, according to experts.
The patented ginseng extract Cold-fX was the subject of a recent safety study involving children.
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Companies often respond to the onset of a poor economy by cutting operating costs. And much of the time, marketing and advertising budgets are the prime targets.
Bottles produced from 100% post-consumer recycled PET material are becoming popular options for organic and all-natural products.
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HPLC is used to separate and analyze the chemical constituents of a substance.
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