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:...

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...

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...

Here We Go Again

This has definitely been the year of negative media throughout the dietary supplement industry. The omega-3 segment, long the darling of the industry with...

2016: Let’s Be Proactive on Research

In the month of January, I will hear myself say “Happy New Year” 300 times, at least. As a pathological optimist, I welcome this...
Judy Blatman, CRN

Bloggers and the Information Domino Effect

Someone on my staff keeps sugar in the freezer because that’s what her mother told her to do. She does it, her mother does...
NPA East

Is Joining a Trade Association Going to Make Any Difference to Your Business?

Only if you want to stay in business! If you think you’re up against it now, see what happens if there is no one...
The International Probiotics Association, IPA, Probiotics

What to Expect of Probiotics in Pregnancy

Pregnant women want the best for their babies: no more alcohol, tobacco or other harmful substances. Healthy meals and exercise are a given. When...

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...
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.