More GRAS DHA for Martek
This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet
FDA affirms an alternative form of alga-derived docosahexaenoic acid for food applications, (different from the alga used in fortified infant formulas) as generally recognized as safe, Martek Biosciences announces March 3. Martek currently is in talks with food manufacturers to include the oil in cheese, yogurt and nutrition bars, and is hopeful their first DHA-containing food product will be out in 2004. The Columbia, Md.-based firm acquired the technology to make food-specific DHA via its 2003 purchase of OmegaTech (1"The Tan Sheet" April 1, 2003, p. 3)...
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