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2010-08-23 12:51:00

LONG BEACH, Calif., Aug. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Responding to consumer demand for a colic solution that works, the nationwide pharmacy CVS is now carrying the over-the-counter product, Colic Calm Homeopathic Medicine for Infant Gas, Colic and Reflux in over 7,000 of their stores. Before CVS, Colic Calm was available through the company's website, select food stores, and at miscellaneous retail locations. But now, with a CVS within 2 miles of almost every household in the United States, a...

2010-07-28 12:59:00

BREA, Calif., July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Niutang Chemical Inc., a subsidiary of Niutang Chemical, has been awarded the 2010 Viachem Producer Partner of the Year. Viachem Ltd., a specialty chemical distributor, conducts sales and marketing for Niutang's full line of high intensity sweeteners in the U.S. and Canada, including the company's newest product, Niutang Liquid Sucralose. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090528/CG23830LOGO) (Logo:...

2010-07-15 09:13:00

BREA, Calif., July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Niutang Chemical, one of the leading manufacturers of sucralose in the world, announced today that it will introduce Niutang Liquid Sucralose at the International Food Technology (IFT) Annual Meeting and Food Expo in Chicago. Niutang Liquid Sucralose is the latest addition to the company's full line of high intensity sweeteners and will begin shipping in August. Samples will be available at Niutang's Booth #6422 throughout the IFT Show. (Logo:...

2010-07-13 08:00:00

FEICHENG, China, July 13 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Ruitai International Holdings Co., Ltd. ("China Ruitai" or the "Company") (OTC Bulletin Board: CRUI), a manufacturer of cellulose ether additives for use in the production of pharmaceuticals, construction materials, PVC products, foods, and cosmetics, today announced it has completed the installation and will begin production on its new ethyl cellulose ("EC") production line for the pharmaceutical markets in China and...

2010-07-07 12:00:00

MINNEAPOLIS, July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- At the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) Food Expo, July 18-20 in Chicago, Cargill will demonstrate how food manufacturers can take products that support good digestive health beyond the yogurt case. Specifically, Cargill will showcase a simple pureed soup that incorporates a natural, soluble dietary fiber source, Oliggo-Fiber® inulin. This ingredient is a prebiotic fiber that helps promote digestive health by stimulating the...

2010-06-25 13:30:35

We are what we eat, but who are "we"? New, high-powered genomic analytical techniques have established that as many as 1,000 different single-celled species coexist in relative harmony in every healthy human gut. "For each human cell in your body there are 10 microbial cells, most of them living in the gut and helping us digest things we can't digest on our own," said Justin Sonnenburg, PhD, assistant professor of microbiology and immunology at the Stanford University School of Medicine. "In...

2010-06-21 07:00:00

FEICHENG, China, June 21 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Ruitai International Holdings Co., Ltd. ("China Ruitai" or the "Company") (OTC Bulletin Board: CRUI), a manufacturer and distributor of cellulose ether additives for use in the production of pharmaceuticals, construction materials, PVC products, foods and beverages and cosmetics, today announced that through the first five months of 2010 it has increased its customer base by 20% through an aggressive pricing promotion for...

2010-06-15 16:13:42

Blocking hormone lowers sensitivity to sugar, opening door for food additives or drugs A hormone that helps to regulate blood sugar levels may also influence a person's sensitivity to sweet-tasting foods, according to a new study from researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. They found that blocking the tongue's ability to respond to the hormone known as glucagon decreases the taste system's sensitivity to sweetness. That is, changing the actions of the hormone glucagon...

2010-06-02 12:00:00

FEICHENG, China, June 2 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Ruitai International Holdings Co., Ltd. ("China Ruitai," "TaiAn" or the "Company") (OTC Bulletin Board: CRUI), a manufacturer and distributor of cellulose ether additives for use in the production of pharmaceuticals, construction materials, PVC products, foods and beverages and cosmetics, today announced it has retained HC International, Inc. ("HC International") as its strategic investor relations advisor. HC International will...

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2010-05-26 13:04:59

In a paper in the journal Genetics, a research team at Worcester Polytechnic Institute reports that yeast produce a hormone previously known to be made by plants, and that the hormone can trigger fungal cells to become more infectious In their ongoing studies of how yeast (fungi) can infect a host and cause disease, a research team at the Life Sciences and Bioengineering Center at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) has made an unexpected discovery. They found that yeast produce a hormone...


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