Karen Howard, Organic & Natural Health Association, GMO Labeling Act

Fight Fire with Proof

The Organic & Natural Health Association is taking a proactive approach, launching a consumer education campaign and nutrient research agenda, starting with peer-reviewed, published research on the power of vitamin D. 

Southeast NPA’s Legacy at Natural Products Day

From the beginning, the Southeast NPA Board of Directors (SENPA) knew there was strength in numbers.  In 1998, when the first annual Natural Products...
SENPA, Natural Products Association, Southeast Natural Products Association, Michelle DuFresne

Ordinary or Extraordinary

Our marketplace is changing…what feels like daily. Natural and organic offerings are exploding in places you would have never thought as consumers look for...

The Time is now, or (very likely) never!

Let’s start by saying this as early and forcefully as I can. In my 25 years as a member of the natural products industry,...

Why Join a Regional Trade Group

Why should I join NPA East?  It’s a question we get regularly from prospective members.  We sometimes get a similar question from current members:...
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What’s In Your Aloe Vera?

Perhaps it is just a sign of the times that a year that started with the actions of the New York Attorney General against...

Our Meeting with the NY AG Office

The Organic and Natural Health Association launched in October 2014, and in these past eight months, we have launched several bold initiatives in support...

Is 2016 The Year The Industry Grows Up?

If you consider 1994—the year the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act (DSHEA) was passed—as the beginning or birth of the modern dietary supplements...

CRN, Public Health Organizations Work Together to Make Healthier Babies

As a nation, we’re facing an emerging public health issue that could negatively impact the cognitive health of our children. As an industry, we...

Competing for Natural

The New Year once again promises to be a full industry roller coaster for everyone from supply side to consumer. I thought that I...

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