grocery briefs

News from industry food companies.

Washington, D.C.—The Natural Products Foundation (NPF) encouraged industry companies to get involved in its Truth in Advertising program by donating $100 per month to help “clean up advertising practices in an industry-wide effort.”

Expo East

Boulder, CO—Show organizers have announced that Natural Products Expo East will return to Baltimore next year.

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

Gulf Fishing

In light of the recent oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, some consumers are concerned about the safety of seafood from the region.

Farmers Market

A savvy natural products store with the right arrangement can host farmers’ markets at their store thereby encouraging farmers and shoppers to become regulars.

dietary guidelines

In July, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services conducted a public meeting in which they received 49 comments pertaining to the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA) Advisory Committee Report.

people news

News about promotions, new hires, retirements and in memoriam.

Herbal Supplements

In its September issue, Consumer Reports included a report claiming that dietary supplements are dangerous to people’s health and posted a list of “12 supplements you should avoid.”