March 1, 2011/Prepared FoodsMagazine -- Lallemand Health Ingredients recently announced the launch of the latest addition to its LalminÆ range of yeast-based health ingredients: Lalmin Vita D--a dried, inactivated whole cell yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae) containing elevated levels of vitamin D. It is produced thanks to a unique, patented process at Lallemand's yeast manufacturing plants. Standardized to contain 8,000IU of vitamin D per gram (or 200µg/g), Lalmin Vita D provides a natural, non-synthetic and safe form of the "sunshine vitamin," according to the company; it is suitable for tablets, soft gels, capsules and food fortification. Lallemand Health Ingredients,