Senate Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) inserted “report language” into an appropriations bill being considered by the Senate Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittee that demands FDA take significant actions with respect to products containing cannabidiol (CBD).
Only 72 printers nationwide have achieved Platinum status, the highest available in the GMI rating system.
As the digestive category evolves and becomes more sophisticated, the notion—and exploration—of prebiotic supplementation is becoming much more selective in terms of targeting specific bacteria, both as a standalone supplement and in a synbiotic formulation that combines prebiotics and probiotics.
Archer Daniels Midland Company has opened a new, state-of-the-art flour mill in Mendota, IL, the largest flour mill ever built from the ground up in North America.
The certification verifies that Nutiva’s chia seeds do not contain the herbicide glyphosate, which is widely used, and considered a probably human carcinogen by the International Agency for Research on Cancer.
BI has added a Hemp Soft Extract to its newly released line of full spectrum hemp ingredients, which will be showcased at SupplySide West 2019 in Las Vegas, NV.
Kerry Taste and Nutrition launched Radicle by Kerry, what the firm says is the broadest portfolio of plant-based food solutions on the market. It includes taste, nutrition, and functional solutions that can be paired with plant-based proteins and dairy alternatives.
Senate Committee excludes language in appropriations bill that funds health hazard evaluation for CBD
The Natural Products Association reports that the U.S. Senate Agriculture Appropriations Committee failed to include legislation passed the House of Representatives that would have appropriated $100,000 for the FDA to perform a health hazard evaluation on CBD.
NSF International has announced it will provide independent testing, verification, auditing, and certification services to consumer products containing hemp and hemp-derived cannabidiol (CBD), including food, dietary supplements, and personal care products.
PureCircle announced that it was been granted a Chinese patent for the proprietary process the firm uses to scale up production of its flagship Reb M stevia leaf sweetener.