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People News: March 2011

Nuriche of Draper, UT appointed Manuel Ramirez as its new vice president of Latin America. Reid Aranda is now the director of procurement and Lindsay...

Newsbriefs

The Natural Products Association (NPA), headquartered in Washington, D.C., will now be e-mailing an NPA Fact of the Week to members of Congress. Facts...

Store Brand Products Moving Up in the Ranks

Chicago, IL—According to Mintel International, private label products are more popular among consumers, compared to recent years. Sales have increased in correspondence with private...

USDA Suggests Changes to “Made With Organic…” Requirements

Washington, D.C.—The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is seeking comments on a new guidance for foods bearing the “made with organic…” label. The modification...

USDA Releases 2010 Dietary Guidelines

 The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) releases its most recent dietary guidelines for Americans “at a time of rising concern about the health of...

Scholarships Announced for Natural Products Industry

  Washington, D.C.—Members of the natural products industry who are interested in furthering their education may have a new source of funding. The Natural Products...

Green Guides Galore: New Ways to Track Eco-Friendliness Emerge

 In today’s digital world, any expansive new trend is inevitably going to need support from various media platforms. This is especially the case for...

Dairy Products May Lessen Chance of Developing Diabetes, Says Study

Cambridge, MA—A study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine suggests that trans-palmitoleic acid, found in dairy products, may reduce one’s risk of developing...

Supplier Briefs: March 2011

 The Alternative Medicine Review recently published a study on Meriva (from Indena of Milan, Italy) showing that the curcumin¬–soy phospholipid ingredient helped reduce inflammation,...

High Blood Pressure Can be Reduced by Eating Berries, Study Suggests

 Norwich, UK—A recent study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition indicates that bioactive compounds found in blueberries, anthocyanins, may reduce one’s chances...