• Opta Food Ingredients Receives Sterol Patent
    Opta Food Ingredients Receives Sterol Patent BEDFORD, Mass.--Opta Food Ingredients, based here, was awarded U.S. patent No. 6,190,720 for dispersible sterol compositions. The invention relates to sterol-containing food ingredient compositions that are easy to disperse in ...More
    April 1, 2001 Posted in Articles
  • MSNBC Takes on "The Herbal Frontier"
    MSNBC Takes on "The Herbal Frontier" Online health readers got an eye full at MSNBC in late February, as the news site posted a series of articles about "The Herbal Frontier." The set of five stories covered a range of issues facing consumers, regulators ...More
    April 1, 2001 Posted in Articles
  • Pack Lab Offering Roll-Wrapping
    Pack Lab Offering Roll-Wrapping SAN MARCOS, Calif.--Pack Lab Inc. is now offering roll-wrapping at its nutritional supplement packaging center here. According to David Greenlee, general manager, the packaging format is similar to a pack of Lifesavers™. "Because of its ...More
    April 1, 2001 Posted in Articles
  • Austin Chemical Passes 25-Year Mark
    Austin Chemical Passes 25-Year Mark BUFFALO GROVE, Ill.--Austin Chemical Company Inc., based here, is celebrating its 25th anniversary in business this year. According to the company, it has posted growth of five to 10 percent each year over the last quarter century. The ...More
    April 1, 2001 Posted in Articles
  • SoftAd and AlternativeMedicine Join Forces Online
    SoftAd and AlternativeMedicine Join Forces Online MILL VALLEY, Calif.--The SoftAd Group, a developer of software programs, announced a partnership with AlternativeMedicine, an e-business focusing on alternative medicine. The partnership will allow SoftAd customers to ...More
    April 1, 2001 Posted in Articles
  • Garlic Barrier Garners Attention as Alternative Insect Repellent
    Garlic Barrier Garners Attention as Alternative Insect Repellent GLENDALE, Calif.--Sales of Garlic Barrier, a liquid garlic concentrate used as an insect repellent for farm crops, have quadrupled in the past two years, according to William Anderson at Garlic Research Labs ...More
    April 1, 2001 Posted in Articles
  • Aventis Loses Execs
    Aventis Loses Execs CHICAGO--Aventis CropScience, manufacturers of StarLink corn, found itself with three fewer executives in early February. President and chief executive officer Maurice Delage left the company, along with Ed Makowski, vice president of market development, ...More
    April 1, 2001 Posted in Articles
  • SoftPac Appoints Robins to Board of Directors
    SoftPac Appoints Robins to Board of Directors PLYMOUTH, Minn.--SoftPac Industries, formerly Advanced Nutritionals Corp., announced the appointment of Jim Robins to the board of directors. Robins has more than 28 years of experience in paper, packaging and printing ...More
    April 1, 2001 Posted in Articles
  • Study Finds High Absorption Levels in OptiMSM
      Study Finds High Absorption Levels in OptiMSM VANCOUVER, Wash.--In a study conducted at the Equine Research Center in Ontario, Canada, it was found that Cardinal Nutrition's OptiMSM was readily absorbed and retained through the intestinal tract of horses. In an ...More
    April 1, 2001 Posted in Articles, Joint Health
  • GNC Puts Ad Plans on Hold
      GNC Puts Ad Plans on Hold PITTSBURGH--The Allegheny County Common Pleas court has stalled a vote that would change the proportion of dollars spent on local and national advertising for General Nutrition Centers (GNC). The Independent Association of General Nutrition ...More
    April 1, 2001 Posted in Articles