Endres, ND, Chief Scientific Officer, AIBMR Life Sciences, full member of the Society of Toxicology and lead panel expert for the Parry Organic Spirulina GRAS self-determination and FDA notification, Valensa and Parry's efforts to demonstrate their quality programs to the food industry should spur new product development efforts.
Valensa and Parry Nutraceuticals worked with research and consulting firm the AIBMR Life Sciences, Inc.
Director of Natural and Medicinal Products Research at AIBMR
, who has studied natural products for more than 25 years.
While much emphasis has been placed on lead, and recently arsenic, AIBMR
Life Sciences' Mr.
Life Sciences led the GRAS dossier and third party independent review.
Citicoline acts at multiple levels to support and maintain neural health and optimal cognitive function, and given its widespread activity on neural tissue, it should be considered a comprehensive, therapeutic agent for supporting brain health," noted study co-author Irfan Qureshi, ND, vice president, technical and regulatory affairs for AIBMR
Life Sciences and naturopathic physician scientist for VMN Research in Enumclaw, WA.
For Alex Schauss, PhD, FACN, senior research director, Natural and Medicinal Products Research, AIBMR
Life Sciences, Inc.
PNI has also obtained Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) approval for its Sytrinol heart-health ingredient following review of data by an independent expert panel assembled by AIBMR
An independent, third-party expert panel, led by a team at AIBMR
Life Sciences, has evaluated the safety of Austin, TX-based Applied Food Sciences' PurCaf and unanimously concluded that the intended use of PurCaf is Generally Recognized As Safe (GRAS).
Schauss, PhD, is the senior research director at Natural and Medicinal Products Research and CEO at AIBMR
Life Sciences in Puyallup, Washington.
Alexander Schauss, PhD, FACN, CFS, senior director of research, AIBMR Life Sciences, Puyallup, WA, noted two types of companies that approach research from opposing points of view.
Schauss said CROs like AIBMR retain highly skilled staff who understand the nutraceutical industry and its requirements.