[9/30/2005] Eastman Outlines Rich Potential for Vitamin E in Skin Care
Dr. James McCaulley, market development representative, Eastman Chemical Company, presented an overview of current research on potential new uses for vitamin E.
[9/30/2005] Integrated BioCeuticals (IBC) relaunch and repositions it's MASQUELIER's® French Pine Bark Complex
Integrated BioCeuticals (IBC) and International Nutrition Company (INC), the North American distributor and the worldwide supplier of the renowned MASQUELIER's® products, announced the relaunch and repositioning of MASQUELIER's® French Pine Bark Complex.
[9/28/2005] Humanetics Corporation Launches 7-Keto® Consumer Awareness Marketing Campaign.
US-Based Humanetics Corporation announced that is has launched a consumer awareness and public relations campaign for 7-Keto®.
[9/28/2005] Healthnotes Releases New Version Providing Retailers with Up-To-Date Health & Wellness Information for Customers In-Store and Online
US-Based Healthnotes Inc. (HNI), announced the release of Version 7.9-2005 of Healthnotes® applications for supermarkets, pharmacies, and health food stores.
[9/27/2005] Multisorb Introduces StabilOx Sorbents
US-based Multisorb Technologies has announced the introduction of StabilOx(R) specialty oxygen absorber, a product designed to eliminate oxygen from vitamin supplement packages and to manage moisture levels. According to the company, the product is able to control oxygen levels to below one percent with relative humidity levels of between 40-50 percent.
[9/27/2005] First US Yogurt with Heart Healthy MEG-3(TM) Fish Oil Ingredient
Ingredient company Ocean Nutrition Canada Limited (ONC) has announced the introduction of the first United States yogurt containing the company's MEG-3(TM) fish oil ingredient - Woodstock Water Buffalo Yogurt(TM), containing 100 mg of Omega-3 EPA (Eicosapentaenoic Acid) and DHA (Docosahexaenoic Acid) per 170 g serving.
[9/23/2005] FutureCeuticals Introduces VitaCherry®
US-based ingredient company VDF FutureCeuticals has announced the introduction of VitaCherry®, made from tart red cherries, in the form of a free-flowing powder for encapsulation or for use in supplements and meal replacements.
[9/23/2005] Fortitech, Inc. Unveils a New Patented Calcium Ingredient
US-based Fortitech Inc. has introduced a new patented, functional calcium ingredient for use in beverage form with no settling, chalky taste, gritty mouthfeel or precipitation.
[9/21/2005] NutraCea's SynBiotics-3 Formula Approved by Mercy Hospital of Folsom Formulary Committee as Adjunctive Therapy
US-based supplement company NutraCea (NTRZ) has announced that the company's pre and probiotic product, SynBiotics-3, has been approved to be added to the formulary at Mercy Hospital of Folsom as adjunctive therapy in the management of recurrent Clostridia difficile colitis, more commonly known as antibiotic-associated diarrhea.
[9/20/2005] Effectlive Inc. Introduces DE-REX
Canada-based Effectlive Inc. has announced the introduction of NPN pending DE_REX, a product currently in clinical evaluation and targeted at hangovers.
[9/19/2005] Omega-3 Manufacturer Coromega(R) Expands Supplement Family With New Orange With Chocolate Flavor
The Coromega Company, Inc., and its parent company, PlusPharma, Inc. have announced the introduction of a new flavor - Orange with a Hint of Chocolate - for the company's Coromega brand Omega-3 dietary supplement. The product is presented in a single-serving squeeze packet.
[9/19/2005] J.R. Carlson Laboratories Introduces New Products
US-based supplement company J.R. Carlson Laboratories has announced the introduction of Gene•Right(TM), a multiple vitamin and mineral supplement with fish oil, lutein and multiple nutrients, its newest fish oil product, Mother’s DHA, providing 100 mg of DHA and 50 mg of EPA in a chewable orange softgel, The Very Finest Norwegian Fish Oil softgels and Lightly Lemon 1000 mg Norwegian Cod Liver Oil softgels.
[9/19/2005] Hoodia Quality Under Scrutiny
A multi-laboratory analysis of Hoodia gordonii products has commenced, initiated by Dr. Stephen Holt of US-based supplement company Holt MD Labs and ingredient supplier Stella Labs. According to a release issued by Stella Labs, replicate samples have been submitted to different testing laboratories to begin to resolve testing differences between labs by using a standard methodology.
[9/19/2005] The Solae Company Re-brands Soy Lecithin Product Line
The Solae Company has announced that it has renamed all current lecithin product offerings to Solec(TM) Soy Lecithin brand name.
[9/19/2005] Herbalife Enters Canadian Energy Drink Market with LIFTOFF Effervescent Energy Drink
Network marketing company Herbalife of Canada Ltd. has announced the introduction of LIFTOFF(TM)(-MC), a sugar-free, zero-calorie, effervescent energy drink in a dissolvable tablet form.
[9/19/2005] NeuLife Laboratories Introduces Lingoji(TM)
According to a PRWeb release, supplement company NeuLife Labs, targeting the antiaging market, has introduced Lingoji(TM) in the US, a product which combines Goji extract with Red Reishi Mushroom extract.
[9/15/2005] India's CDRI to Develop Turmeric-derived Drug
According to an article in the Times of India, the country's The Central Drug Research Institute (CDRI) has developed a drug derived from turmeric targeted at treating cerebral strokes and has filed a patent application for the product "Herbal Medicament".
[9/15/2005] Fruitflow(TM) Set to Have Major Impact on Health Food & Drink Market
UK-based Provexis PLC is set to introduce a bioactive tomato extract which can be added to food and drink to deliver a unique heart benefit through delivering a healthy blood flow. The ingredient, Fruitflow(TM), is water soluble and easy to mask. The first finished product to contain it will be Sirco - a juice drink due for launch early in 2006, which has been approved and endorsed by Heart UK.
[9/15/2005] Embria's Selenium Yeast, eXselen(TM), Hits Ingredient Market
US-based ingredient company Embria(TM) has announced the launch of eXselen (TM), an organic selenium yeast ingredient manufactured to provide maximum bioavailability.
[9/13/2005] Breakthrough Nutrient Now Available in the U.S.
US-based American BioSciences, Inc. has introduced Avé(TM), originally from Hungary, containing the ingredient Avemar©, made from wheat germ fermented by baker’s yeast through a patented process, and standardized for di-methoxy-substituted benzoquinones.
[9/9/2005] Lonza Introduces Non-GMO Product Line of Glycosperse® Polysorbates
Switzerland-based Lonza has announced the introduction of a Non-GMO product line of Glycosperse® Ethoxylated Sorbitan Esters, Kosher polysorbates produced from non-genetically modified raw materials.
[9/8/2005] Danone-Strauss Launches Yogurt Drink with Biodar's Technology Backup
Israel's Danone-Strauss has launched a new dairy-based meal replacement for breakfast in Israel supported by Biodar's proprietary technology for fortification solutions. According to Biodar, “Mashke Boker” utilizes a custom-made vitamin and mineral premix, including novel mineral formulations developed by Biodar for fortification of fluid-milk and drinkable yogurt.
[9/8/2005] MicroLactin® Offered in New Products From Vitacost.com
US-based supplement supplier Vitacost.com has introduced ointActin MicroLactin™ and ArthriPower Ultra, two new joint care supplements from their NSI (Nutraceutical Sciences Institute®) product line, both containing MicroLactin®, a joint care ingredient distributed by US-based Humanetics Corporation.
[9/7/2005] Biologic Health Solutions' UroLogic (TM) Ingredient Exhibits Strong Antioxidant Properties
Australia-based BioLogic Health Solutions Pty Ltd. has reported test results on the company's UroLogic (TM) urinary incontinence ingredient, that indicate broad antioxidant properties including Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity (ORAC), Hydroxyl Radical Scavenging Ability (HORAC) and Peroxynitrite Radical Scavenging Ability (NORAC) as well as inhibitory effect on the Reactive Oxygen Species (ROS) formation in human neutrophil cells.
[9/7/2005] Blue California Introduces GinsenPure(TM)
Ingredient company Blue California has announced that it has been appointed the exclusive distributor of a highly purified ginseng extract called GinsenPure(TM) Quintozene-Free.
[9/6/2005] PLT Introduces Pomegrante POM40p(TM)
US-based ingredient supplier PL Thomas (PLT) has announced the availability of POM40p(TM), a pomegranate extract standardized to the water soluble punicalagins, with minimum 40% punicosides
[9/2/2005] India: Antioxidant Syrup from Jagsonpal Pharma
According to an article on India's The Hindu, that county's Jagsonpal Pharmaceuticals, in a collaboration with Israel's LycoRed Natural Products Industries, has introduced LycoRed antioxidant syrup as a disease preventative and for fitness and general wellbeing.
[9/2/2005] Newly Approved Cardiovascular Treatment in China Features Same Active Ingredient as Technical Sourcing’s MSV 60®
Ingredient company Technical Sourcing International, Inc. (TSI) has announced that a new medicine approved for potential treatment of chronic angina by China's State Food and Drug Administration features the same active ingredient as TSI’s MSV 60® material. According to the company, the only differences are that the Chinese medicine contains 80% magnesium salvianolate B, whereas TSI’s MSV 60 contains 60%, and the former is injected, whereas the latter is an oral powder.
[9/2/2005] Introducing Nature’s Life® English Ivy Extract
US-based supplement company Nature’s Life has introduced English Ivy Extract, a product targeted at respiratory health.