Japan Bio Science Laboratory of Walnut Creek, CA, maker of NSK-SD nattokinase from a Bacillus subtilis natto strain, received NSF GMP Certification.

AIDP announced during IFT that it now has the results of a trial conducted at the University of California-Los Angeles (UCLA) on its PreticX prebiotic xylooligosacchride (XOS). The new data underscore its role in “creating a diverse ecology in the gastrointestinal tract, the critical first step to optimal wellness” and showing its effectiveness at balancing the microbiome at small amounts.

Natreon, Inc. of New Brunswick, NJ, received an equity investment from DSM Venturing B.V., the corporate venture capital arm of Royal DSM.

Kennesaw, GA-based Deerland Enzymes joined the International Probiotics Association.

OmniActive Health Technologies of Morristown, NJ, launched Capsimax.com to educate consumers about the benefits of its Capsimax Capsicum Extract and the science behind it.

Published in WholeFoods Magazine, September 2015, (online 8/14/2015)