CHINA – CABIO Biotech, a manufacturer of food additives, has obtained the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA’s) Organic certification for its Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA) Oil, Aquatic plants Seaweed and DHA Algae Oil.
It received the notification from organic certification organization Ecocert SA. EcoCert SA is a certification body on sustainable development, founded in France in 1991. It is based in Europe but conducts inspections in over 80 countries, making it one of the largest organic certification organizations in the world.
CABIO algae DHA oil is an omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid synthesized by single-cell algae. Compared to other sources of DHA, the entire production process of CABIO algae DHA oil is implemented in a closed and clean environment which has been approved by the US FDA GRAS.
GRAS status may be achieved either through the FDA’s voluntary GRAS notification program (FDA, 1997) or through a properly conducted GRAS determination made by a private party.
With strengths like controllable food safety and quality, traceability and no restriction of resource, CABIO has a green and sustainable supply chain.
The USDA Organic certification, one of the most authoritative organic certifications in the United States, bases its extremely strict certification standards not only on analysis and determination of the quality of the product prior to its availability, but also on the control over manufacturing, processing and transportation of the organic product.
Consumer demand for organically produced goods continues to show double-digit growth, providing market incentives across a broad range of products, as stated by PR Newswire.
The granting of the USDA Organic certification demonstrates that CABIO DHA products can not only be used safely in several traditional fields, including infant formula powder and health food, but also to further expand the application of the product to the global organic food additives sector in a move to meet the needs of downstream customers with sustainable criteria when selecting components of organic raw materials.
CABIO is a biotechnology company that provides high-quality nutrient products and innovative solutions to the customers in nutrition and health around the globe. It is the first company commercializing Arachidonic acid (ARA) products in China.
The company has established two major production sites which comply with the most advanced international standards and a complete international supply chain and service system.