Media Coverage

April 22, 2018

Food and Chemical Toxicology

On October 26, 2015, IARC published a summary of their findings regarding the association of cancer with consumption of red meat or processed meat, citing mechanistic evidence for multiple meat components by which ingestion of red meat could be linked to human colorectal cancer. A recent review of the topic by ChromaDex Spherix Consulting applies the accepted principals of risk assessment to evaluate mechanistic evidence for heme as a contributor to colon cancer. The application of this methodology is critical to more fully understanding the role of a dietary component in our health. It is critical to remember that hazard is defined as intrinsic toxicity whereas risk is the probability of manifesting that hazard under the conditions of the exposure. The evaluation of methodologies employed in current studies of heme have not provided sufficient documentation that the mechanisms studied would contribute to an increased risk of promotion of preneoplasia or colon cancer at usual dietary intakes of red meat in the context of a normal diet.

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August 15, 2016

Spherix Consulting Comments on Final Rule for GRAS

New FDA rules clarifying the process by which ingredients are deemed generally recognized as safe (GRAS) have been welcomed by some stakeholders, but harshly criticized by others, who say any system allowing firms to self-determine the safety of their own products without the knowledge – never mind approval - of regulators is fundamentally flawed.

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February 12, 2016

Food Technology Magazine

Filtering Scientific Noise: Colorectal Cancer and Red/Processed Meat Roger Clemens, A. Wallace Hayes, and Claire Kruger, Spherix Consulting, Inc. An agent is considered a cancer hazard if it is capable of causing cancer under some circumstances. Risk measures the probability that cancer will occur.

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January 21, 2016

NIAGEN® Launches at GNC Stores Nationwide

Specialty Nutrition Group, Inc. has announced the release of NIAGEN® in GNC stores nationwide, as part of its innovation partnership with the world's largest retailer of nutrition products. NIAGEN® will be marketed under the F1RST® brand of patented and research-backed single-ingredient products in GNC stores.

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January 12, 2016

Food Technology Magazine

Understanding the Difference Between Hazard and Risk Roger Clemens, A. Wallace Hayes, and Claire Kruger, Spherix Consulting, Inc. To understand the hazard/risk relationships, there is a need to recognize four basic principles: dose matters, timing is critical, people differ, and things change.

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March 16, 2015

Fortune

Could this plan finally stop food contamination?

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March 11, 2015

Scientific American

Beyond Resveratrol: The Anti-Aging NAD Fad

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February 26, 2015

Inspiryr

How to Improve Your Fitness Routine, Once And For All

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February 25, 2015

Food & Beverage

Sports nutrition supplier BPI Sports adopts ChromaDex® quality verification seal program

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February 20, 2015

Natural Products Insider

Certifying Protein Powder Quality

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February 19, 2015

San Jose Mercury News

Frank L. Jaksch Jr.: Regaining trust in supplements

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February 17, 2015

NutraIngredients USA

ChromaDex Builds Potential Anti-Aging Action of Niagen with First Human Study

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February 17, 2015

Quality Assurance & Food Safety Magazine

BPI Sports Adopts ChromaDex Quality Verification Seal Program

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February 9, 2015

Health Me Up

6 Tips to Promote Brain Health

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