Expensive and difficult to cultivate, saffron is an ingredient often subject to adulteration and counterfeiting—supporting the importance of supply chain transparency. Read more at Natural Product Insider.
A recent raspberry scam “lays bare the ease with which mislabeled, potentially risky products can be slipped past the world's health and customs agencies, even as authorities across the globe scramble to ensure foods entering their countries are free of a new scourge - COVID-19.” What can the supplement industry learn here? Read more from Reuters.
Less than four months after GNC Holdings Inc. filed for Chapter 11 protection in bankruptcy court, the company has sold itself and all but finished the process. Harbin Pharmaceutical Group, which is based in China, now owns what, at this point, is called New GNC. Read more at New Hope Network
From ancient botanicals and fish oil to newer isolated actives, the brain health category is bursting with clinically researched ingredient options. Read more at Natural Product Insider.
OmniActive Health Technologies is a visionary company that has pioneered industry efforts to provide products based on the highest standards of science and quality. But even as the company is heralded for this within the dietary supplements and functional foods and beverages industries, in a sense it is a secondary mission. First and foremost, OmniActive has, from its inception, been about people. Read more at New Hope Network.