In February of this year, the Natural Products Association launched the Natural Home Care Standard and Certification program with the intent of giving its stamp of approval to natural cleaning products that adhered to certain strict standards.

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Cyvex Nutrition added Alfalfa 95% to its line of “green” antioxidant offerings. Alfalfa 95% is made from sodium copper chlorophyllin which is derived from nutritionally rich alfalfa plants and can be used for neutralizing body odors, regulating the digestive tract, eliminating toxins from the body and healing wounds. The product is suitable for food, beverage and supplement formulations.

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supplier briefs

News and notes from industry suppliers.

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Ankeny, IA—A recent study on a branded ingredient (EpiCor from Embria Health Services) found that the immune health ingredient may also be beneficial for gut health.

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Parsippany, NJ—A new study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition showed a weight-loss ingredient that combines oat and palm oils may reduce a person’s appetite.

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Adverse Events

Industry groups believe that a verdict in a current court case could be problematic for companies that file adverse event reports.

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supplier briefs

News and notes from industry suppliers.

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Once every two years, researchers from around the world convene at the Conference of the International Coenzyme Q10 Association to discuss the latest science on coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10), including its mitochondrial, metabolic and neurological effects.

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The aisles of Chicago’s McCormick Place Convention Center were crowded as 21,500 food industry professionals attended the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) Annual Meeting and Food Expo in mid-July.

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Philadelphia, PA—The U.S. Food and Drug Administration seized 64 drums of honey from a Philadelphia distribution center from Sweet Works Inc. of Monterey Park, CA. The honey was imported from Cheng Du Wai Yuan Bee Products Company Limited of Chengdu, China. The drums of honey were later sold and placed in storage by food ingredient supplier Alfred L. Wolff Inc. of Chicago, IL.

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