• Wisdom Herbs Releases Stevia VNR
    Wisdom Herbs Releases Stevia VNR MESA, Ariz.--Wisdom Herbs, based here, has produced a video news release (VNR) about the benefits of stevia. The VNR features Dr. Julian Whitaker, head of the Whitaker Wellness Institute in Newport Beach, Calif. According to Steve May, chief ...More
    April 1, 2001 Posted in Articles
  • Burton Holds DSHEA/Supplement Hearing
    Burton Holds DSHEA/Supplement Hearing WASHINGTON--Representatives of the dietary supplement industry, consumer watchdog groups and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) were among the witnesses who testified at a March 20 hearing of the U.S. House of Representatives ...More
    April 1, 2001 Posted in Articles
  • Seltzer Chemicals Announces New Marketing Team
    Seltzer Chemicals Announces New Marketing Team CARLSBAD, Calif.--Patrick Wilson is the new director of marketing for Seltzer Chemicals. Prior to his promotion, Wilson worked in the sales department at Seltzer for six years. Wilson's new responsibilities will include ...More
    April 1, 2001 Posted in Articles
  • Wild Oats Hires New CEO
    Wild Oats Hires New CEO BOULDER, Colo.--Wild Oats Markets' founder Mike Gilliland is stepping back from operations of the Boulder, Colo.-based retail chain, as he will be replaced as president and chief executive officer (CEO) by Perry Odak later this month. The company ...More
    April 1, 2001 Posted in Articles
  • Endurance Athletes Need to Boost Sodium Levels
      Endurance Athletes Need to Boost Sodium Levels AUCKLAND, New Zealand--In a study featured in the January Clinical Journal of Sports Medicine (11, 1:44-50, 2001), researchers found that endurance athletes may retain an excessive amount of fluids during a race, even if ...More
    April 1, 2001 Posted in Articles
  • Maypro Repping Nutratech's Advantra Z in Japan
    Maypro Repping Nutratech's Advantra Z in Japan PURCHASE, N.Y.--Maypro Industries, based here, has been appointed the sole agency and distributor for Nutratech Inc.'s Advantra Z® ingredient in Japan. Advantra Z is a patent- pending composition of five adrenergic amines ...More
    April 1, 2001 Posted in Articles
  • Nutrition 21 Collecting $1 Million for Patent Infringement
    Nutrition 21 Collecting $1 Million for Patent Infringement PURCHASE, N.Y.--Nutrition 21 (formerly AMBI) announced Feb. 21 that it settled a chromium picolinate patent infringement claim with an unnamed company for $1 million. According to Gail Montgomery, chief executive ...More
    April 1, 2001 Posted in Articles
  • FutureCeuticals
    FutureCeuticals MOMENCE, Ill.--FutureCeuticals, a division of VanDrunen Farms, announced the production of Nutrim, a hydrocolloid food additive and nutraceutical ingredient patented by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). The supplement is a source of low cost ...More
    April 1, 2001 Posted in Articles
  • Private Investors Give $700,000 to Natural Business
    Private Investors Give $700,000 to Natural Business BOULDER, Colo.--Natural Business Communications LLC, a privately held company that publishes Natural Business and the LOHAS Journal, announced on Feb. 22 that it received $700,000 from private investors. According to the ...More
    April 1, 2001 Posted in Articles
  • FDA Develops Allergy Test for StarLink Corn
    FDA Develops Allergy Test for StarLink Corn WASHINGTON--After months of research, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has developed an allergy test to be used on blood samples from people claiming allergic reactions to genetically-engineered StarLink corn, it was ...More
    April 1, 2001 Posted in Articles, Immune Health