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Now Foods’ Natural Food, Personal Care, and Sports Products Receive Third-Party Quality, Purity Certifications
The company says that all of its personal care products are now UL (Underwriters Laboratories) ISO 22716:2007 certified for production and quality control. In addition, its entire line of natural foods is now UL Safe Quality Food (SQF) Level II certified, and its Now Sports products are now certified by Informed Sport/Informed Choice.
The new PowerMix Model PDM-10 mixer features an additional sawtooth blade on each disperser shaft, which the company says can double the shear input capacity of the mixer.
Energy-Supplementing Bioenergy Ribose Ingredient Gains Novel Food Approval from European Food Safety Authority
Following its review of D-ribose, EFSA concluded that D-ribose is safe for the general population, including children, at a daily dose of 2.5 g—a dosage the company calls “a strong dose for efficacy.”
The newly approved fibers can be listed as dietary fibers on the Nutrition Facts label and be included when calculating the total amount of fiber per serving declared on the Nutrition Facts label.
CRN pushed back on conclusions from a recent study indicating that a 20% tax on weight-loss dietary supplements could reduce purchases of “potentially dangerous diet pills” that the study authors say contribute to eating disorders and body dysmorphia in teens.
The Workshop: CRN’s Day of Science will take place on October 16; The Conference: CRN’s Annual Symposium for the Dietary Supplement Industry, will be held from October 16-19.
Simon Seward, Algalif’s senior vice president of sales and marketing, says Asia Pacific is a key growth market for Algalif and is an “instrumental” part of the company’s global strategy.
Upstream demands for clean label and enhanced transparency raise the bar—and the cost—of outsourcing.
NPA Joins Group Seeking to Amend Nationwide Labeling Regulations to Eliminate the Prevalence of Various “Unfounded” and “Unwarranted” State-Specific Warning Labels
The Coalition for Accurate Product Labels is asking Congress to amend the 1967 Fair Packaging and Labeling Act (FPLA) in order to establish a federal standard that would require that labeling requirements and warnings be based on risk potential and scientific evidence.