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09 Apr 2021
--- A poll of 1,087 US residents conducted by Invisibly has discovered that while nearly a third of respondents have tried a cannabidiol (CBD) product, many still do not understand the difference between CBD and the closely... Read More
09 Apr 2021
--- The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has revealed an action plan for reducing exposure to toxic elements, including lead, arsenic, cadmium and mercury, from foods for babies and young children.
09 Apr 2021
--- UK-based startup Forme has raised over £18,000 (US$24,600) in under 24 hours to finance the release of a “modern-day” supplement shaker, which its designers say prevents the build-up of harmful bacteria... Read More
09 Apr 2021
--- Kyowa Hakko is launching Eyemuse, touted as the first heat-treated probiotic strain for healthy eye function. Kyowa Hakko’s parent company, Kirin Holdings, found that the strain may reduce eye fatigue via its ability... Read More
09 Apr 2021
--- In nutrition news this week, BioGaia gave Minapharm Pharmaceuticals exclusive rights to sell its Protectis drops in Egypt. Probi showed double-digit growth in its 2020 annual financial report. Meanwhile, 97 UK organizations... Read More
08 Apr 2021
--- Pendulum Therapeutics has raised US$54 million in its series C funding round for its products targeting the microbiome. This almost doubles the entirety of Pendulum’s previous raises and brings the total venture... Read More
08 Apr 2021
--- US-based Gummi World is answering consumers’ calls for nutraceutical transparency with a new farm-style facility open to the public. “We wanted to create an immersive and interactive experience involving... Read More
08 Apr 2021
--- Sumitomo Chemical will use Nuritas’ AI and DNA analysis technology platform to help develop products aimed at sustainably supporting the food production systems needed to feed the growing global population. The... Read More
08 Apr 2021
--- Gummies are the “perfect vehicle” to reach a broader addressable market outside the core consumer one, while still appealing to it with an incremental offering. This is according to Tracey Halama, president of... Read More
08 Apr 2021
--- Canada-based Nexe Innovations has secured CA$8 million (US$6.3 million) in financing from Canaccord Genuity at the heels of launching an e-commerce superfood store via its subsidiary Xoma Superfoods.The company intends to... Read More
08 Apr 2021
--- Throughout the global COVID-19 pandemic, NutritionInsight is dedicated to bringing its readers all the latest and most relevant industry updates. Visit this regularly-updated news feed for the coronavirus information and... Read More
07 Apr 2021
--- With consumers thirsty for solutions that deliver on overall well-being experience, functional beverages are in high demand. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been a heightened interest in immunity and mental well-being.... Read More
07 Apr 2021
--- Givaudan Active Beauty is debuting Mangixyl, a microbiome-friendly ingredient that targets oily skin through sebum regulation. The “fully natural” ingredient regulates sebum production (down to 15.9 percent after... Read More
07 Apr 2021
--- Cronometer, a micronutrient tracking app, has added capabilities for immunity scores and women’s nutrition targets. The Canada-based company emphasizes that a personalized approach can help prevent micronutrient... Read More
07 Apr 2021
--- Deerland Probiotics & Enzymes’ probiotic Bacillus subtilis DE11 has attained a list of published health claims in relation to its inclusion as a food ingredient under the Food Standards Australia New Zealand... Read More
07 Apr 2021
--- South Korea-based probiotics company Cosmax NBT uses its new Zeta probiotics technology to preserve freeze-dried probiotics and develop a “new trend” in probiotics manufacturing for human health.
07 Apr 2021
--- The European Specialist Sports Nutrition Alliance (ESSNA) is calling on the UK government to ensure that restrictions on foods meant to tackle childhood obesity do not negatively impact the sports nutrition segment. The... Read More
06 Apr 2021
--- New research reveals that Sirtmax, Tokiwa Phytochemical’s proprietary black turmeric extract from Kaempferia parviflora, may help promote healthy aging and metabolic conditions. The study also suggests that the active... Read More
06 Apr 2021
--- Arjuna Natural’s proprietary turmeric extract, BCM-95, is as effective as paracetamol in reducing pain and other symptoms of knee osteoarthritis (OA). This is according to a new study, which also demonstrated that the... Read More
06 Apr 2021
--- US-based protein producer Milk Specialities Global has launched NutriPRO, a portfolio of whey protein products targeting human health in adults and infants. The products contain lactoferrin, alpha-lactalbumin and milk fat... Read More
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