2021: Full of Hope and Embracing Change—An Invitation to the Industry

At Organic & Natural Health, we entered 2021 like most of you, making adjustments, eschewing expectations, adapting to a new normal (though one would...

The International Aloe Science Council…a brief history

Forty years ago, a few men with a passion for aloe and a vision for aloe’s future formed the National Aloe Science Council. The...

Let’s Not Deny Anyone’s Right to Health

You know these words, “that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are...

Education in the Times of COVID

There are many different definitions of education. There is “the process of receiving or giving systematic instruction, especially at a school or university.” Another...
aloe

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...
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...

The SynBio Epidemic Secretly Sweeping the Nation

We, the natural products industry, have positioned ourselves as the truth tellers for a nation of people asking for health empowerment in the face...

The Earth is on Fire, Literally

Every day we face a new threat. The Amazon Forest has been set on fire.  A hurricane on the east coast, a wildfire in...
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...

Modernizing Regulations for a Safer Dietary Supplements Industry

As the Biden Administration fills several positions in the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), it’s clear that the administration will, rightly, continue to focus...