• NEJM Study Shows Diet, Low Sodium Intake Lowers Blood Pressure
    Lower sodium intake, combined with a heart-healthy/fiber-rich diet, lowers blood pressure, according to a study published in The New England Journal of Medicine. ...More
    January 4, 2001 Posted in News
  • Kava Consumption May Be "Intoxicating"
    After a couple of drivers were cited as "under the influence" of kava, the herb is now garnering national attention and is being compared to alcohol. ...More
    January 3, 2001 Posted in News
  • FDA Recommends Cry9C Testing
    FDA issued a guidance for corn millers and corn food products manufacturers on how to test corn for Cry9C, the not-for-human-consumption protein that made StarLink infamous. ...More
    January 2, 2001 Posted in News, Protein
  • Everest Acquires Nutrition for Life
    Everest International, helmed by a two-time Superbowl champion, has bought Nutrition for Life, Advanced Nutraceuticals' largest subsidiary. ...More
    January 2, 2001 Posted in News
  • E.U.-U.S. Report Recommends Mandatory GMO Labeling
    E.U.-U.S. Report Recommends Mandatory GMO Labeling WASHINGTON--A joint U.S./E.U. panel is recommending tighter controls and mandatory labeling of genetically modified (GM) foods. The 20-member committee, formed in May 2000 at a summit between E.U. President Romano Prodi and ...More
    January 1, 2001 Posted in Articles
  • Draco Natural Products
    Draco Natural Products SAN JOSE, Calif.--Draco added Epimedium Full Spectrum Standardized Herbal Extract to its line of Traditional Chinese Medicines (TCM). The extract is derived from Epimedium saggitatum, or horny goat weed, which has been used in TCM to promote sexual ...More
    January 1, 2001 Posted in Articles
  • Monsanto Engineers Fungus-Resistant Potato
    Monsanto Engineers Fungus-Resistant Potato ST. LOUIS--Scientists at Monsanto Co. have developed a genetically engineered potato resistant to the fungus Verticillium dahliae, which reportedly causes potato growers to lose between $70 million and $140 million every year. ...More
    January 1, 2001 Posted in Articles, Protein
  • Quigley to Repurchase One Million Shares
    Quigley to Repurchase One Million Shares DOYLESTOWN, Pa.--The board of directors at The Quigley Corp. (NASDAQ:QGLY) has approved the repurchase of up to one million shares of QGLY common stock, based on market conditions. This is the latest in the company's stock buy-back ...More
    January 1, 2001 Posted in Articles
  • CSPI Asks Government To Ban Garlic Cholesterol-Lowering Claims
    CSPI Asks Government To Ban Garlic Cholesterol-Lowering Claims WASHINGTON--A consumer advocacy group petitioned the government to ban the use of cholesterol-lowering claims for garlic supplements after a new report showed that the herb has short-term but not long-term ...More
    January 1, 2001 Posted in Articles
  • Edge Labs Diversifies Line
    Edge Labs Diversifies Line ENGLISHTOWN, N.J.--Edge Labs, based here, has diversified to supply value-added herbal and nutraceutical ingredients. Fine powder substances are modified into free-flowing granular material with improved bulk density. This dry granulation process ...More
    January 1, 2001 Posted in Articles