Posts tagged with ‘fish oil’

  • Another Tasty Way for Kids to Increase Their Omega-3 Intake

    Ocean Nutrition Canada Limited (ONC), supplier of MEG-3® brand Omega-3 EPA/DHA food and dietary supplement ingredients, is pleased to announce that Bernard Matthews Ltd. has included the MEG-3® healthy food ingredient in their children’s range of Packed Munch Sliced Deli Meats. Designed to offer parents a nutritious and versatile sandwich component for lunch boxes, the Packed Munch range of Sliced […]
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  • Capacity Doubled For Marine-Derived Pharmaceutical

    Danish firm Pronova BioPharma announced recently that it is to double manufacturing capacity for its marine-derived active pharmaceutical ingredient (API), following increased demand for its omega-3 based drug. Work on the new facility is due to begin, with the plant expected to be operational and approved by regulators by the first half of 2010. The company is investing NOK1.45-1.7bn (€189-222m) […]
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  • Omega-3 Encapsulation in Chitosan Gets Study Boost

    Wanwimol Klaypradit and Yao-Wen Huang from the University of Georgia’s Department of Food Science and Technology report that combining chitosan and maltodextrin and applying the ultrasonic technique produced the smallest particles with highest emulsion stability, with high retention of the omega-3 fatty acids EPA and DHA. The research also explores the potential of an ultrasonic atomizer for the encapsulation process, […]
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  • Biotech Company Announces New Omega-3 Supplement Purity Test

    Omega-3 supplements can vary significantly in concentration and purity. Pharmaceutical grade products are often indistinguishable to the naked eye from lower purity products at room temperature. Assistant Clinical Professor at the Yale School of Medicine, commented, “The health benefits of omega-3s are clear but many manufacturers make outrageous claims about their purity—the freezer test, developed by scientists at Cenestra Health, […]
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