Press Releases / Media

  • GOED Issues Two Industry Advisories

    GOED recently issued two industry advisories on technical issues of interest to the EPA and DHA omega-3 market. One addresses “Micro- and Nanoplastics Particle Contamination in EPA/DHA Omega-3 Oils," and focuses specifically on the filtration and centrifugation steps employed in the manufacturing and refining of EPA/DHA omega-3 oils.

  • GOED Updates GOED Voluntary Monograph with Lower Lead Limit

    As part of GOED’s commitment to maintaining the highest quality standards in the industry, the organization maintains and continually updates a quality monograph to which members must adhere. The monograph was recently updated to lower the maximum limit for lead from 0.1 to 0.05 mg/kg.

  • GOED Appoints New Board Officers

    The board of directors of GOED, the Global Organization of EPA and DHA Omega-­3s, has elected new officers for the 2018-2019 fiscal year and also voted to add a new Officer position of Monetization Officer.

  • GOED Appoints New Executive Director

    GOED’s board of directors is pleased to announce that Ellen Schutt has been appointed as Executive Director of GOED. Ellen was previously Vice-President, Communications and Education and had been acting as Interim Executive Director since the departure of Adam Ismail at the end of February.

  • Omega-3 Intake Reduces Cardiac Death Risk According to Comprehensive New Study

    Results from a new study published in the Journal of Clinical Lipidology showed that in 14 randomized, controlled trials (RCTs) of 71,899 people, consumption of EPA and DHA omega-3s reduced the risk of cardiac death by a statistically-significant average of 8 percent.

  • New Study Finds EPA and DHA Omega-3s Lower Risk of Coronary Heart Disease

    EPA and DHA omega-3s reduce the risk of coronary heart disease (CHD), according to results of a new, comprehensive meta-analysis published in the Mayo Clinic Proceedings and sponsored by the Global Organization for EPA and DHA Omega-3s (GOED).   

  • GOED Celebrating 10th Anniversary; Appoints New Officers

    GOED, the Global Organization for EPA and DHA Omega-3s, is celebrating its 10th anniversary supporting the EPA and DHA omega-3 industry. The organization was founded in 2006 as a spin-off of an omega-3 working group within the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) and has made significant strides in its objectives to promote the consumption of EPA and DHA and protect the category by assuring it makes quality products that consumers can trust. 

  • GOED Signs Partnership with US-CHPA for Increased China Presence

    GOED, the Global Organization of EPA and DHA Omega-3s (GOED), has signed a memorandum of understanding with the US-China Health Products Association (US-CHPA) to form a partnership that helps GOED better serve its member companies. 

  • GOED Publishes Report on Omega-3 Finished Products

    GOED, the Global Organization of EPA and DHA Omega-3s, has published a report detailing the 2015 market for finished products containing EPA and DHA omega-3s. According to GOED’s proprietary research, the worldwide finished products market for 2015 was $31.4 billion. 

  • GOED Publishes EPA and DHA Intake Recommendations

    GOED, the Global Organization of EPA and DHA Omega-3s, recently published an infographic detailing its recommendations for daily intake of EPA and DHA omega-3 fatty acids.