Daniel Fabricant, Ph.D., addressed the Ingredient Marketplace crowd in early June with a presentation entitled, “There and Back Again.” Reflecting upon his time as the director of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) division of dietary supplements, Fabricant, now executive director and CEO of the Natural Products Association (NPA), offered insight into FDA’s current thinking on dietary supplements and what could be on the agency’s radar for the future.

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Manhattan, MT—Gluten-Free Prairie Bakery, co-owned by husband and wife Rick and Deb Wheaton and their son Jeremy, were in preparation to open their new healthy, gluten-free bakery in March. Two weeks before opening day, the store was flooded with the basement entirely under water, damaging the floors and the equipment stored in it.

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South Plainfield, NJ—WholeFoods Magazine presented a Livestream video event in May featuring two experts on marketing and crowd funding: Nancy Trent, president of Trent and Company, and Samantha DelCanto, chief revenue officer at FundAnything.

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Tampa, FL—The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has charged a Florida-based operation for marketing a supplement called Pure Green Coffee using false claims and fake news sites.

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Washington, D.C.— Sen. Martin Heinrich (D-NM) has cosigned the Designer Anabolic Steroid Act (DASCA), legislation designed to give the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) authority to place designer anabolic steroids in the Drug Enforcement Schedules quicker.

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Acquisitions, mergers, awards, charity, certifications, company news and more.

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Wichita, KS—WholeFoods Magazine has selected GreenAcres Market, based here, as its 2014 Retailer of the Year. This is the 25th year the award has been given.

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Promotions, new hires, retirements and more.

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What’s Selling is our monthly look at what our retailers are saying is selling best in their stores. This month, we’ve compiled our data since April to see what consumers are drawn to this quarter.

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