“It is critical for us to be proactive immediately in the new year rather than reactive,” says NPA's Dan Fabricant.
According to Kemin, ZeaOne is the first dietary (3R,3’R) zeaxanthin ingredient derived from marigold flowers with an FDA-acknowledged GRAS notification.
Foods and beverages, including bakery, nutrition bar, and cereal and pasta products, can now use the claim.
Ingredion looks to leverage TIC Gums’ portfolio of gum acacia and guar ingredients, among others.
In a letter to FDA last week, 32 members of Congress asked the agency to find some other name for non-dairy milks.
On December 28th, the company will close all of its stores for one day in order to implement the changes, which include doing away with the company’s “gold card” member system and introducing a loyalty program.
Many of the public comments sent to FDA this week include specific examples of processes that may or may not result in chemical alteration.
GNC was in the hot seat with justice officials after it sold products by USPLabs, a supplement manufacturer indicted in a federal sweep last year for illegally selling misbranded products as dietary supplements.
Ingredients supplier Lonza Group (Basel, Switzerland) has publicly confirmed interest in potentially acquiring capsules manufacturer Capsugel (Greenwood, SC).
The two firms are partnering up to share select patents and form a brand-new trade organization committed to lutein and zeaxanthin research and education.