• NatureWell Revises Health Portal
    NatureWell Revises Health Portal LA JOLLA, Calif.--NatureWell Inc./La Jolla Diagnostics Inc., based here, has redesigned its Web site to limit the scope of its health portal to information on alternative/complementary health practices. The site, www.lajd.com , is now ...More
    December 1, 2000 Posted in Articles
  • Lipoid and PSI Form Lipoid Inc.
    Lipoid and PSI Form Lipoid Inc. CARLSBAD, Calif.--In October, Lipoid GmbH of Germany and PSI Precious Smart Ingredients, located here, announced a joint venture, Lipoid Inc., also located here. The president and chief executive officer is Peter Rohde, the owner of PSI. This ...More
    December 1, 2000 Posted in Articles
  • Tortilla Chips in Britain Found to Contain Banned GE Corn
    Tortilla Chips in Britain Found to Contain Banned GE Corn ST. LOUIS--On Nov. 4, genetically engineered (GE) corn--banned in Britain but approved for consumption in the United States, Japan and Canada--was found in British-made and -sold tortilla chips. An anti-biotech ...More
    December 1, 2000 Posted in Articles
  • Shaman Explores Potential Sale
    Shaman Explores Potential Sale SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.--Shaman Pharmaceuticals Inc. (OTC BB:SHPH.OB), a medicinal plant research company and dietary supplement manufacturer, has retained Roth Capital Inc., an investment bank known for its corporate finance, research, ...More
    December 1, 2000 Posted in Articles
  • MVS Solutions Redesigns Site
    MVS Solutions Redesigns Site MELROSE, Mass.--MVS Solutions has redesigned its Web site at www.mvssolutions.com. Major changes include a new company logo and a new Web page that lists organizations, including hyperlinks, with which MVS is affiliated. MVS offers consulting ...More
    December 1, 2000 Posted in Articles
  • Hasrouni VP of Natrol's EPI Division
    Hasrouni VP of Natrol's EPI Division CHATSWORTH, Calif.--Natrol Inc. appointed Mary Hasrouni to vice president and general manger of its Essentially Pure Ingredients (EPI) division. Hasrouni, a bio-chemist, has 20 years of experience in production, technical and sales roles ...More
    December 1, 2000 Posted in Articles
  • Medcorps International Receives Donations At SupplySide West
    Medcorps International Receives Donations At SupplySide West LAS VEGAS--MedCorps International Foundation recognized three companies for donations to the not-for-profit organization during SupplySide West, held here in October. Naturade Inc. in Irvine, Calif., donated $1 ...More
    December 1, 2000 Posted in Articles
  • Researchers Find Andro Produces Nandrolone Metabolite
    Researchers Find Andro Produces Nandrolone Metabolite LOS ANGELES--In the Nov. 22/29 Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), researchers found that androstenedione (andro) and 19-norandrostenedione caused positive urine tests for 19-norandrosterone, a nandrolone ...More
    December 1, 2000 Posted in Articles
  • FDA Sued Over Folic Acid Claim
    FDA Sued Over Folic Acid Claim WASHINGTON--The Pearson v. Shalala plaintiffs filed suit Nov. 13 against the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), arguing that the agency's rejection of a proposed dietary supplement claim for folic acid/neural tube defects (NTD) is ...More
    December 1, 2000 Posted in Articles, B Vitamins
  • Shuster Relocates
    Shuster Relocates CANTON, Mass.--Shuster Laboratories, a Hauser Co., has relocated to a new facility. The state-of-the-art, 42,000-square-foot space became operational in late November. Contact Shuster at 85 John Rd., Canton, MA 02021, (781) 821-2200, (800) 444-8705, FAX ...More
    December 1, 2000 Posted in Articles