Nutrasource Blog

Setting Higher Quality Standards for Labeling Claims

Posted by Rodney Butt, M.Sc., MBA on Wed, Feb 15, 2017

When Congress passed the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act in 1994, dietary supplements were placed in a unique marketing position. Unlike prescription drugs, which must be rigorously tested to prove both safety and efficacy before they are approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for commercial release, dietary supplements can go to market immediately. The FDA monitors the “claim” to ensure there is no implied cure wording and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) assesses the truthfulness of the label claim only if there is a complaint.

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Tags: Product Testing, Product Marketing, Natural Health Products, Dietary Supplements, Nutrasource, Health Claims

So far, soy good: Canadian government green lights new health claim for soy foods and cholesterol lowering

Posted by Jennifer Andrews, M.Sc. on Tue, Mar 24, 2015

 

Health Canada has approved a health claim linking the consumption of protein-rich soy food to lowering cholesterol levels.  The claim is based on scientific evidence that shows consumption of at least 25 grams of soy protein per day helps reduce cholesterol, which is a risk factor for heart disease.

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Tags: Nutrasource, Health Claims, Regulatory, Foods

Nutrasource ranks on the PROFIT 500 list for the 5th time

Posted by Jennifer Andrews, M.Sc. on Thu, Jun 26, 2014

Nutrasource Diagnostics Inc. (NDI) is honoured to have been ranked No. 357 on the 26th annual PROFIT 500, the definitive ranking of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies.

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Tags: Nutrasource, Corporate News

Happy Holidays from NDI, plus our 5 most read blog posts from 2013

Posted by Jennifer Andrews, M.Sc. on Wed, Dec 18, 2013

It’s hard to believe that 2013 is nearly over. It was an eventful year for the dietary supplement, pharmaceutical and functional food industries. New regulations, government lobbying initiatives (read: GMO labelling) and ground-breaking research and development made 2013 a remarkable, albeit challenging, year for stakeholders all the way from farm to pharma.

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Tags: Nutrasource, Corporate News

NDI rides the Big Bike for the Heart and Stroke Foundation

Posted by Jennifer Andrews, M.Sc. on Mon, Aug 20, 2012

 

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Tags: Nutrasource, Corporate News

NDI featured in Everything is Growing in Guelph video

Posted by Jennifer Andrews, M.Sc. on Thu, Mar 22, 2012

Have you heard the news?  Guelph is the place to be for the agri-food and agri-bio industry thanks to our strong local research and innovation network.

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Tags: Nutrasource, Research, Corporate News

Welcome to the Nutrasource blog

Posted by Jennifer Andrews, M.Sc. on Fri, Feb 17, 2012

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Tags: Nutrasource, Corporate News