• Humanetics, U.S. Department of Defense University Form Agreement

    April 1, 2005
    An agreement has been formed between Humanetics Corporation, Minneapolis, MN, the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU) and the Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine, Inc., (HJF). The focus of this…

  • WellGen Obtains License to Obesity Genes

    April 1, 2005
    WellGen, Inc., New Brunswick, NJ, has signed a research contract and licensing agreement with HMGene, Inc. Under terms of the research agreement, HMGene will screen WellGen’s proprietary bioactive compounds against HMGene’s proprietary pa…

  • AACC Changes Name

    April 1, 2005
    Members of the American Association of Cereal Chemists (AACC), St. Paul, MN, have voted in favor of changing the association’s name to AACC International. This is the first time the association’s name has changed since its inception in 19…

  • Albion Teams Up With Danielle Lin

    April 1, 2005
    Albion Advanced Nutrition, St. Clair Shores, MI, has been selected as the official mineral company of The Danielle Lin Show, “It’s All About Life.” This strategic alliance will seek to present listeners of the show with the best and…

  • ONC Expands Production of MEG-3

    April 1, 2005
    Ocean Nutrition Canada (ONC), Nova, Scotia, Canada, has expanded production capacity in the U.S. for its MEG-3 Brand omega 3 ingredient made from fish oil. ONC has purchased an existing facility in Arcadia, WI, and is currently upgrading the plant to…

  • SourceOne, Chengdu Wagott Form Strategic Alliance

    April 1, 2005
    SourceOne Global Partners, Chicago, IL, has entered into a long-term exclusive supply agreement with the raw material extraction and supply company, Chengdu Waggott Pharmaceutical Co. Chengdu Waggott is located in Sichuan Province, China’s reno…

  • DMV International To Open Innovation Center

    April 1, 2005
    In December 2005, DMV International, Delhi, NY, will open an Innovation Center for Food & Nutrition. In order to meet the innovation ambitions and create a place where customers, marketing and R&D can interact, DMV is moving the core of its i…

  • Nutrilite Health Institute, PAX TV Team To Air Documentary

    April 1, 2005
    In partnership with PAX TV, the Nutrilite Health Institute (NHI), Buena Park, CA, has aired its award-winning documentary, The Quest for Nutrition, along with a series of consumer education-focused Health Moments on national television. The Quest for…

  • OTC/Nutraceutical Patent Awarded

    April 1, 2005
    Health Sciences Group, Inc., Los Angeles, CA, has received a patent for its combination over-the-counter (OTC) pharmaceutical-nutraceutical cough relief formulation. This is the fourth patent added to the company’s growing portfolio of CoCare p…

  • Colloides Naturels Opens Office

    April 1, 2005
    Colloides Naturels International, Bridgewater, NJ, has expanded its presence in Asia with the opening of a representative office in China. Collides Naturels China will address the growing demand for acacia gum in the Chinese market. It will be promot…

  • Millennium Biotechnologies, Healthcare Associates Form Alliance

    April 1, 2005
    Millennium Biotechnologies, Inc., Basking Ridge, NJ, has entered into a strategic alliance to launch Resurgex and Resurgex-Plus with Healthcare Associates, Ro­chester, NY. The supplements are specifically designed to address the nutrition needs o…

  • Dietary Supplement Safety Center Established

    April 1, 2005
    Researchers from the University of Minnesota’s College of Pharmacy have developed a center that will shed light on the safety of dietary supplements. The Center for Dietary Supplement Safety, based in the College of Pharmacy, will collect, anal…

  • AHPA Files Additional Comments on NDIs

    April 1, 2005
    To clear up confusion surrounding exactly who should submit pre-market notification materials for new dietary ingredients (NDIs), The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA), Silver Spring, MD, filed additional comments to FDA toward the end of F…

  • New Chromium Trial Initiated

    April 1, 2005
    According to Nutrition 21, Inc., Purchase, NY, Childrens Hospital, Los Angeles, CA, has initiated the first double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trial to study the effects of chromium picolinate supplementation in overweight pediatri…

  • New HHS Secretary Confirmed

    March 1, 2005
    On January 26, 2005 the U.S. Senate confirmed Michael Leavitt as the new Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). He is a former Utah governor and served as the head of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) since 2003. Acco…