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American Ingredients, Inc., based in Anaheim, CA,received GMP certification for its facility from NSF.

Seltzer Companies, Inc. of Carlsbad, CA, has been renamed Glanbia Nutritionals, Inc. and will operate under the Glanbia Nutritionals Customized Solutions brand.

Omega-3 supplier EPAX AS of Aalesund, Norway received the Friend of the Sea certification for its sustainable marine sourcing and production methods. The company plans to offer its omega-3 oils with a documented and traceable origin from sustainable fisheries.

St. Louis, MO-based Novus International, Inc. now has a human nutrition division: Stratum Nutrition, which will offer specialty and functional ingredients for foods, beverages and dietary supplements.

Published in WholeFoods Magazine, January 2010