• BCM-95 Curcumin Selected For Alzheimer’s Study

    March 9, 2011
    Professor Ralph Martins, PhD, a recognized leader in Alzheimer’s research, has started a one-year clinical study at the Centre of Excellence for Alzheimer’s Disease Research and Care, Edith Cowan University in Perth, Australia to determin…

  • ADA Encourages Consumers to ‘Eat Right With Color’

    March 2, 2011
    As Americans look to improve their diets and lead more healthful lifestyles, the American Dietetic Association (ADA) reminds consumers that an easy way to focus on eating better is to “Eat Right with Color,” which is this year's theme…

  • Douglas Labs to Distribute Corvalen D-Ribose

    March 2, 2011
    Bioenergy Life Science, Minneapolis, MN, has granted exclusive North American distribution rights of Corvalen D-Ribose to Douglas Laboratories, Pittsburgh, PA, for the healthcare practitioner market. The body uses ribose to regulate synthesis of aden…

  • Dannon Settles Yogurt Ads Case for $21 Million

    March 1, 2011
    Facing charges of deceptive advertising for its Activia yogurt and DanActive dairy drink, the Dannon Company has reached a settlement with FTC. As a result, the company will stop claiming that one daily serving of Activia relieves irregularity and th…

  • More Regulation on the Way For Global Supplement Market

    March 1, 2011
    Growing market sizes, heightened attention to product safety and the continuing harmonization of food supplement regulations show a global trend toward more regulation, according to the International Alliance of Dietary/Food Supplement Associations (…

  • DSM Buys Martek for $1 Billion

    March 1, 2011
    Netherlands-based Royal DSM N.V. has acquired Martek Biosciences Corporation, Columbia, MD, for more than $1 billion. Martek will provide DSM with new opportunities in the infant nutrition segment as well as food and beverage and dietary supplements…

  • The Children Are Our Future

    March 1, 2011
    The long-term health of children hangs in the balance as parents learn to navigate tricky nutrition labels and the energy beverage market.

  • The Highs and Lows of the Herbal Supplement Market

    March 1, 2011
    Although growing steadily worldwide, European legislation poses obstacles to the food and beverage market.

  • How Do Dietary Supplements and Food Components Fit Into the Investigational New Drug Process?

    March 1, 2011
    CRN believes FDA should provide a broader list of IND exemptions for dietary supplements and food components.

  • Dietary Guidelines Overlook Benefits of EPA/DHA

    March 1, 2011
    The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Department of Agriculture (USDA) have released the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, the federal government’s evidence-based nutritional guidance to promote health, reduce the risk…

  • NCL Files Complaint with FTC Against Vitaminwater Ads

    March 1, 2011
    In a formal complaint filed with FTC, the National Consumers League (NCL), Washington, D.C., has called advertising and labeling claims made by Vitaminwater “dangerously misleading” and urged the commission to halt “deceptive statem…

  • Industry Trade Organizations to Help FDA

    March 1, 2011
    The dietary supplement industry’s leading trade associations have joined forces with FDA to support heightened efforts aimed at addressing significant public health problems posed by products that are illegally marketed as dietary supplements b…

  • Pfizer Strengthens Supplement Business

    March 1, 2011
    In an effort to strengthen its supplement portfolio, Pfizer Inc., New York, NY, has entered an agreement to purchase Ferrosan’s consumer healthcare business, based in Copenhagen, Denmark, from Altor 2003 Fund GP Limited. Ferrosan is a consumer…

  • NCCAM Includes Favorable Mention of Omega 3s in Strategic Plan

    March 1, 2011
    The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) has released its third strategic plan (2011-2015), presenting a series of goals and objectives to help determine priorities for future research. Within the plan document, omega 3s…

  • Fish Oil Tops Most Popular Supplements—Again

    March 1, 2011
    Among people who use dietary supplements, the most popular products at the end of 2010 were fish oil, multivitamins, vitamin D, calcium and CoQ10, according to a survey conducted by ConsumerLab.com, White Plains, NY. Use of vitamin D surged in 2010 t…

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