BI Nutraceuticals, Long Beach, Calif., announced that its East Coast facility located in Islandia, N.Y., has received a Safe Quality Food (SQF) 2000 certificate from NSF International, Ann Arbor, Mich.
Biothera, Eagan, Minn., named Ryusendo Co. Ltd., Tokyo, its exclusive distributor in Japan of Wellmune WGP, a natural beta 1,3/1,6 glucan derived from a proprietary strain of yeast that is clinically proven to prime key immune cells that keep the body healthy, as well as the company’s other immune health ingredients for foods, beverages and supplements.
Eagan, Minn.-based Biothera’s Wellmune WGP ingredient was found to offer a 40 percent reduction in upper-respiratory tract infection symptomatic days in long-distance runners, according to clinical research presented at the American College of Sports Medicine.
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