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Define, defend and direct: researchers give three proposals for the nutraceutical world

Nutraceuticals, a category that includes things like vitamins, minerals, herbal supplements and more, occupy a gray space between pharmaceuticals and food. Their somewhat nebulous state has been a damper on the industry’s ability to flourish, and now a group of researchers from Italy have published a paper declaring three areas where development is needed in […]

Crowder resigns as Neogen director

Neogen Corporation announced today that Dr. Richard Crowder has resigned as a member of the company’s Board of Directors, effective April 30. Crowder, 77, resigned for personal reasons.

Crowder has been a member of the Board of Directors since 2009 and was elected to a new three-year term in October 2015. The company advises that […]

Neogen reports 16% increase in net income

Neogen Corporation (NASDAQ: NEOG) announced today that net income for the second quarter of its 2016 fiscal year, which ended Nov. 30, increased 16% to $9,073,000, or $0.24 per fully diluted share, from $7,806,000, $0.21 per share, in fiscal 2015. Current year-to-date net income was $18,396,000, or $0.49 per share, compared to $16,689,000, or $0.45 […]

Americans spent $4.5 billion on pet healthcare products in 2013

New data released by the Animal Health Institute (AHI) estimates that Americans spent $7.5 billion on medicines for pets and livestock in 2013 — a figure essentially unchanged from 2012, not just adjusted for inflation.

According to the AHI news release, 60% of all known diseases are those that can pass between animals and humans, […]