Algal oil debuts with high DHA and organic selenium

Romainville, France-based Metabolium has announced the development of what they say is the first ever oil with a high DHA and organic selenium content, called Olïse®. DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) is an omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid (PUFA) that is vital for brain development and function as well as for…

Fermentalg produces first DHA batches

Libourne, France-based Fermentalg, an industrial biotechnology company that specializes in the production of oils and proteins derived from microalgae, has confirmed that production has begun for their first batches of microalgae oil that is naturally rich in DHA. Production was launched… [Read the full story]

Algal omega-3 treats horse diseases

Casie Bazay reports in thehorse.com that chronic lower airway diseases, such as recurrent airway obstruction (RAO) and inflammatory airway disease (IAD), are very common in horses today. Reducing dust in the diet and environment can benefit these horses, but Purdue University researchers found…

Algae 101: Part 47

Algae omega-3 fatty acids provide significant health and development benefits during life in the womb. Health and cognitive benefits for omega-3s continue throughout life. Essential fatty acids are fatty acids critical to the good health…