• Pharmavite Launches Drug-Nutrient Interaction/Depletions Database

    January 1, 2006
    Pharmavite Launches Drug-Nutrient Interaction/Depletions Database Pharmavite LLC, Northridge, CA, has introduced a new drug-nutrient interaction and depletion (DNID) database as part of its online dietary supplement information resource, Vitamin &am…

  • ADM Launches Soy Isoflavone Awareness Campaign

    January 1, 2006
    ADM Launches Soy Isoflavone Awareness Campaign ADM, Decatur, IL, has launched a soy isoflavone education campaign aimed at women seeking relief from menopausal symptoms, particularly hot flashes. The program seeks to help women choose wisely from…

  • Mitsubishi Awarded GRAS Status for Sucrose Esters

    January 1, 2006
    Mitsubishi Awarded GRAS Status for Sucrose Esters Mitsubishi Kagaku Foods, Tokyo, Japan, has obtained self-determined GRAS status for its sucrose ester tablet lubricants in dietary supplement applications. Sucrose esters are produced from sucrose an…

  • Soy Labs Receives USDA Grant

    January 1, 2006
    Soy Labs Receives USDA Grant Soy Labs LLC, Fairfield, CA, has received a $150,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to launch its CardioTrim line of nutritional supplements. Soy Labs uses a proprietary formula that is specificall…

  • Humanetics, Mount Sinai Sign Agreement

    January 1, 2006
    Humanetics, Mount Sinai Sign Agreement Humanetics Corp., Minneapolis, MN, has signed an exclusive license agreement with Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Manhattan, NY, to further develop and commercialize an oral agent, referenced as NIC5-15, to com…

  • KGK Synergize Receives GLP Certification

    January 1, 2006
    KGK Synergize Receives GLP Certification KGK Synergize Inc., London, Ontario, has achieved Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) recognition from the Standards Council of Canada. KGK’s laboratory facility and a toxicity study were audited by the Stan…

  • Patent Awarded

    January 1, 2006
    Patent Awarded Imagenetix, Inc., San Diego, CA, has signed a license agreement with the University of Minnesota for the exclusive rights to the University’s recently awarded patent covering a natural compound for lowering the body’s lept…

  • Health Strategy Network Conference to Feature Interactive Case Studies

    January 1, 2006
    Health Strategy Network Conference to Feature Interactive Case Studies Health Strategy Network, Providence, RI, a division of Health Strategy Consulting (HSC), has confirmed four powerful and insightful business case studies for examination and dial…

  • AHP To Develop Botanical Standards

    January 1, 2006
    AHP To Develop Botanical Standards The American Herbal Pharmacopoeia, Scotts Valley, CA, and the National Center for Natural Products Research, Oxford, MS, have formed a research collaboration to develop quality standards for botanical dietary suppl…

  • Neptune Forms Strategic Alliance with Degussa AG

    January 1, 2006
    Neptune Forms Strategic Alliance with Degussa AG Neptune Technologies and Bioressources Inc., Laval, Quebec, has formed a strategic alliance with Degussa AG, Düsseldorf, Germany. The alliance between Neptune and Degussa AG includes a two-tier p…

  • FDA, industry members and other interested parties came together in a mid-November meeting to discuss the fate of qualified health

    January 1, 2006
    Industry officials agreed in the wake of an FDA meeting on November 17th, 2005, that the agency’s current policy on the wording of qualified health claims is untenable; but views diverged on how label language can be made clearer. The meeting i…

  • Food Marketing Practices Deemed Bad for Children's Health

    January 1, 2006
    Food Marketing Practices Deemed Bad for Children’s Health Officials at the Institute of Medicine (IOM) called into question the marketing practices of food and beverage companies in a report published on December 6th, in which researchers went…

  • AHPA Forms New

    January 1, 2006
    AHPA Forms New Indicating just how far food and beverage companies have come with regard to marketing to children, GMA pointed out, “Since 2002, 98% of our members have improved the nutrition profile of their products; 83% have improved the i…

  • New Dietary Supplement Drink for Joint Pain

    January 1, 2006
    New Dietary Supplement Drink for Joint Pain The Animal Products Committee will bring this same purpose to herbal products that are marketed for use by animals (including pets and livestock), while the Ayurvedic Herbal Products Committee will focus…

  • Draft of Traditional Medicines Model Released

    January 1, 2006
    Draft of Traditional Medicines Model Released The same day results from the Glucosamine Arthritis Intervention Trial (GAIT) were released, a new dietary supplement drink containing glucosamine and chondroitin was launched by The Elations Company, Ci…