Cosmetics Design | Elizabeth Schmalz Ferguson joins board of directors

www.cosmeticsdesign.com | May 18th 2017

Cosmetic Industry Veteran Elizabeth Schmalz Ferguson Joins Board of Directors

STONY BROOK, NY – May 15, 2017 — Applied DNA Sciences, Inc. (Applied DNA, “the Company”) (NASDAQ: APDN), a provider of DNA-based supply-chain, anti-counterfeiting and anti-theft technology, product genotyping and DNA mass production for diagnostics, appointed Elizabeth M. Schmalz Ferguson to the Company’s Board of Directors, effective June 1, 2017. Ms. Ferguson was selected to [...]

Cosmetics Design Euro | New biomarker technology set to ‘secure beauty brands’ integrity’

www.cosmeticsdesign-europe.com | April 18th, 2017

Consumers Value Authenticated Aloe

Survey of over 2,000 Americans Reveals Majority of Customers Want to Buy Verified Aloe Release Details 3 March, 2017 Applied DNA Sciences released results from a recently commissioned survey of over 2,000 Americans regarding their attitudes toward misleadingly-labeled Aloe vera products and the importance of products with forensically verified ingredients. [...]

SigNature® Molecular Tags complement DNA Barcoding for identifying Aloe vera in complex formulations

Authors:  Barbara Brockway, Ph.D., Ben Liang, Ph.D., Yuhua Sun, Julia Krumsiek and James Hayward, Ph.D. Abstract Allegations have recently surfaced regarding the amount of Aloe vera contained in several finished products. In response to intense scrutiny from the press, several class action lawsuits have been filed against the manufacturers of these products. Applied DNA Sciences [...]

Three lessons for procuring authentic aloe

Fake aloe has been all over the news, thanks to a recent investigation by Bloomberg News. Samples tested at an independent laboratory showed that store-brand aloe products from Wal-Mart, CVS, Walgreens and Target did not contain the three primary chemical components — acemannan, malic acid and glucose — found in authentic aloe vera gel. When [...]

APDN Appoints Dr. Barbara Brockway as Director of Personal Care

Personal care expert and innovator to lead expansion into Cosmetics, Fragrances, and Personal Care Release Details 7 June, 2016 Applied DNA Sciences announced today the appointment of Dr. Barbara Brockway as Director of Personal Care. Dr. Brockway is an innovator and leader in the world of cosmetics formulation, food science, branding, and supply chain [...]