NIH Panel Finds Limited Evidence to Support Public’s Multivitamin Use WASHINGTON— An independent panel assembled by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Office of Medical Applications of Research and the Office of Dietary Supplements (ODS) to assess the available ...More
The Case for Mandatory Reporting of Adverse Events by Steven M. Mister, Esq. Editor’s Note: INSIDER welcomes Industry Commentary/Opinion contributions and Letters to the Editor. Submissions may be edited for content and clarity and do not necessarily represent the views of ...More
December 5, 2005Steven M. Mister, Esq.Posted in Articles
Organic Center Contests Link Between Organic Farming and Mycotoxin Contamination FOSTER, R.I.-- The Organic Center released a report challenging the association between organic farming practices and mycotoxin contamination in foods, especially grain-based products. The ...More
Exploding the Myths of Mandatory AERs by Wes Siegner Congress is again actively considering legislation that would require dietary supplement manufacturers to report to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) any “serious” adverse event reports (AERs). Supporters of such ...More
BI Nutraceuticals Certified Organic LONG BEACH, Calif.--BI Nutraceuticals received organic certification for its manufacturing facility here from Quality Assurance International (QAI). The certification allows BI to manufacture and distribute certified organic products to ...More
A&B Ingredients FAIRFIELD, N.J.--A&B Ingredients (www.abingredients.com) released Mirenat®-N, a new anti-microbial product. Mirenat-N is thermal and pH stable and can be used in a broad variety of processed foods such as meat products, ready-to-eat foods and juice ...More
AHPA Questions FDA on Bitter Orange AERs SILVER SPRING, Md.—The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) is asking the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to explain apparent discrepancies in the number and type of adverse event reports (AERs) linked to Citrus aurantium ...More
Oregano, Cranberry May Inhibit Bacteria AMHERST, Mass.--Scientists from the University of Massachusetts evaluated the antimicrobial activity of optimized phenolics from oregano and cranberry extracts against Listeria monocytogenes in laboratory media and in beef and fish. ...More
Penford Food Ingredients ENGLEWOOD, Colo.—Penford Food Ingredients received certification from Cert-IDSM for its dextrose product CanTab® as a nongenetically modified organism (GMO). The certification verifies the Penford dextrose product complies with the newly announced ...More
Quality, Sustainability Driving the Future of Omega-3's
Get a sneak peek at Qualitas Health "alga-culture" fields in Western Texas to see how they're taking control of the supply chain through vertical integration, how they're developing new technologies that offer more sustainable ingredients and how they're delivering omega-3s that meet consumer expectations. Full documentary is now available here!
Modernizing The Chinese Supply Market
Explore how investments in science, technology and strategic partnerships are driving innovation and quality, and represent the best of the Chinese supply market in this 2-minute teaser. To watch the full 20-minute documentary underwritten by BGG, click here.