Super Antioxidant Ergothioneine Achieves GRAS Status from FDA

Emerging Studies Reveal Ergothioneine consumption is Correlated to Reducing Mild Cognitive Impairment   RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, California, Aug. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Southern California-based ingredient supplier and manufacturer, Blue California announced the FDA has issued a Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) letter for ErgoActive® (Ergothioneine) or (Ergo) under its “intended conditions of use.” This decision enables product… More

Blue California Files Additional Patent for Ergothioneine

Company details potential therapeutic use of Ergothioneine for oxidative stress. Blue California has filed for a patent on therapeutic uses of Ergothioneine, claiming the ingredient may mitigate oxidative stress that triggers an inflammatory response common to many chronic health conditions. Specifically, it claims that Ergothioneine can mitigate oxidative stress triggering the inflammatory response in many chronic… More

Can L-ergothioneine transform the healthy ageing segment?

A 24-year study has found correlation between consumption of L-ergothioneine-rich foods like mushrooms and risk of prostate cancer and other age-related issues. Healthy ageing ingredient L-ergothioneine, the unusual amino acid present in fungi, might be the next big thing in the nutraceutical industry, as shown in the findings of a 24-year study examined here by Blue… More

The Power of Prevention in Healthy Aging

With demand surging for wellness products, brands are in unique position to respond to consumer needs. The importance of health in modern society has never been in clearer focus amid the novel coronavirus pandemic that has physically and psychologically afflicted the entire global community. SARS-CoV-2 and the associated respiratory disease COVID-19 represent the gravest public health… More