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Big things are happening in the world of health and nutrition. That's why WholeFoods' editors are out there getting the facts and bringing breaking health news to you. Whether you are interested in hot products for your store, staying on top of trends, nutrition research, or regulatory news, we have you covered. The devil is in the details, and our writers never shy away from bringing them to you. They delve into a variety of topics to deliver great information to readers; but don't take our word for it. Select a topic or health article that interests you and enjoy!

Walmart Google voice

Walmart, Google Unite Voices vs. Amazon

San Francisco, CA – In an effort to compete with the ever-growing dominance of Amazon.com, Google and Walmart are teaming to let people buy...
Probiotic Prebiotic gut

Gutbiotics: The Science of Optimizing the Gut Flora *Sponsored Content*

Certainly the words probiotic and prebiotic are hot, but what do they mean and why their sudden popularity? In fact, the probiotics concept has...

Why Natural Retailers and Brands Need to Be “Social”

Advertising is all about communicating and messaging. It should be used similarly to having an intimate conversation with a friend — someone you know,...

Target Ends Relationship With Hampton Creek

Minneapolis, MN — Target Corp. has pulled Just Mayo eggless mayonnaise and other products from San Francisco-based vegan food startup Hampton Creek Inc. off its...
Ganeden

Health Canada Approves Ganeden’s Additional Probiotic Health Claims

Cleveland, OH — Ganeden, a manufacturer of probiotic ingredients, received from Health Canada a no objection letter that allows companies fortifying products with GanedenBC3...
Organic Produce

Organic Produce Tops US Organic Shoppers Grocery Lists

Americans are buying more organic produce and would buy even more if it were less expensive. When compared to such food categories as dairy,...
Produce

On-the-Go Produce Snacking Is On the Rise

While not as big as the salty snack category, according to a new report by Nielsen, snackable produce (grapes, cherries, bananas, baby carrots, oranges, mandarins,...

FDA Sets Oct. 3 for Pre-DSHEA Ingredients Hearing

Washington, DC — FDA’s Center for Food Safety & Applied Nutrition will meet Oct. 3 from 8am to 5pm to discuss development of a list...

NattoPharma Sees K2 Demand Growing

OSLO, Norway — NattoPharma Group, maker of MenaQ7, reported accelerated interest in the branded vitamin K2 and said it is poised to take off because...
Groceries

Jana Partners Takes Stakes in Sprouts, Blue Apron

NEW YORK — Jana Partners, the activist hedge fund that propelled Whole Foods Market into the arms of Amazon.com, has taken stakes in meal kit...

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