NPI Measures for the Monthof February

NPI Measures February 2005

NPI Measures

Vol. 1, Issue 2 - FDA received comments from all four major industry trade associations regarding NDI’s; BMJ compared St. John’s wort to common prescription antidepressant; President Bush nominated Acting Commissioner Lester Crawford as permanent Commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration; Kyowa Hakko U.S.A.’s Don Blaine passed away at the age of 53

NPI Measures - Feb. 2005 - Vol. 1, Iss. 2 (Summary PDF, 131KB)
NPI Measures Break Outs - Feb. 2005 - Vol. 1, Iss. 2 (Parts 1 - 8) (PDF, 428KB)

Part 1: Mergers and Acquisitions (Feb. 2005)
Companies in the News
: Numico, Mellin,Ffindim Group, Degussa, Speyside Equity, Vital Living, Wellness Watchers Systems, Northland Cranberries, Apple & Eve, Planet Organic, Newfound Health, Nutrinnovator, Provexis Limited, Health Business Partners, Life-Science-man, Food Files.

Part 2: Licensing, IP and Alliances (Feb. 2005)
Companies in the News: Hero Nutritionals, Walgreens, Wild Oats, BioGaia, J. Health Enterprise, NeuroNutrition, ProfileHealth, Sunset Brands, Inc., US Mills, Inc., Kemin Health, Pigmentos Vegetales del Centro S. A. de C. V. (PIVEG), Rooibos Ltd., Tempo Canada, Allimax Nutraceuticals, Nutri-Pharma, Solae LLC, PowerBar, Manitoba Harvest, Select Nutrition Distributors, Vitamin Retailer Magazine, Inc., National Nutritional Foods Association-West, Health Sciences Group, Inc.

Part 3: Financial / Business (Feb. 2005)
Companies in the News: Danone, Kellogg, Kraft Foods, Nestle, Stonyfield Farm, H. J. Heinz Co., Hain Celestial Group Inc., Nature's Path, Herbalife Ltd. Wild Oats Markets, Kemin Industries, Campina, DMV International, BioGaia, Ocean Nutrition Canada, Nature's Sunshine, Brand New Brands, Inc., Burrill & Company, Great Spirit Ventures, Unilever Ventures, Prolog Ventures, Advanced Nutraceuticals, Balchem Corporation, Galaxy Nutritional Foods, Nutrition 21, Whole Foods Market, Dean Foods Company, USANA Health Sciences, Natural Alternatives International, Inc., Nu Skin Enterprises, MGP Ingredients, Hain Celestial Group, Ajinomoto, , Ajinomoto Interamericana Industria e Comercio Ltda, Leiner Health Products, Chr. Hansen, SunOpta, Imperial Ginseng Products, PacificHealth Laboratories, Hormel Health Labs, Diamond Crystal Sales, LLC.

Part 4: Industry and Market (Feb. 2005)
Companies in the News
: Texas Tech, The Natural Marketing Institute, SourceOne(TM) Global Partners, Beijing Gingko Group, Blue California,University of Minnesota, Virgo Publishing, Glanbia plc, Tishcon Corp., New Hope Natural Media, Sabinsa Corporation, NSF.

Part 5: Science, Research and Technology (Feb. 2005)
Companies in the News
: Bioforce, Advitech, Tate & Lyle PLC, Tate & Lyle Ventures, Nutrition 21, GlaxoSmithKline, Dr Willmar Schwabe Pharmaceuticals, Humanetics Corporation, Kao Corp., BASF Venture Capital GmbH, Cavis Microcaps GmbH, KGK Synergize, Yakult Honsha.

Part 6: Legal & Regulatory (Feb. 2005)
Companies in the News
: American Herbal Products Association, ATF Fitness Products Inc., LycoRed Natural Products Industries, The Solae Company, Archer Daniels Midland Company, Amerifit Nutrition, Inc., Pharmavite LLC, Pharmanutrients, Inc., Utah Natural Products Alliance, American Botanical Council, Council for Responsible Nutrition.

Part 7: Products & Services (Feb. 2005)
Companies in the News
: Purity Life Health Products, Valio Ltd., Kaiku/Iparlat, Emmi, Nordic Naturals, Organix South, Inc., NPIcenter, Javalution Coffee Company, NutraGenesis, General Mills, Inc., Neptune Technologies & Bioressources Inc., Twinlab, IdeaSphere Inc., Swiss Research, Inc., Health Sciences Group, Inc., J. R. Carlson Laboratories, Ayurceutics, SimplyH, Caribbean American Health Resorts, Inc., Jarrow Formulas, BioCell, Acatris, Proliant Health Ingredients, Mayne Pharma (USA) Inc.

Part 8: People (Feb. 2005)
Companies in the News
: Aloecorp, National Nutritional Foods Association, Zila, Inc., Bio-One Corporation, Levlad/Nature's Gate(R), Arbonne International, GTC Nutrition, GNC Corporation, American Casein Company, American Custom Drying Company, Kyowa Hakko U.S.A., Herbalife Ltd., American Association for the Advancement of Science, Health Sciences Group, Inc., Natural Health Trends Corp., Groupe Danone, Fytokem Products Inc., Guelph Food Technology Centre, Bioriginal Food & Science Corp., Elan Nutrition, Bioforce USA, Atkins Nutritionals, Inc., Heinz, Kraft Foods Inc., Chr. Hansen.

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