Artificial Food Dyes May Cause Cancer, ADHD

The old adage “you eat with your eyes before you eat with your stomach” holds true for several cases. Brightly colored foods entice...

The Bag Monster Sets Sail

Andy Keller, inventor of the ChicoBag company and alias Bag Monster, is setting sail on a new journey that is meant to expose the...

Sustainable Packaging Innovations

How packaging exports are helping natural products go green. According to Pike Research, sustainable packaging will comprise nearly a third of the packaging market...

Research Finds That Most Americans Are Unaware Of The Benefits Of Omega-3s

Salt Lake City, UT–According to a study done by the Global Organization for EPA and DHA Omega-3s (GOED), American adults are not as educated...

Nevada Gov Orders Closures of Health Food Stores; NPA Responds

UPDATE April 8, 2020: As of 7:45 AM EST, the order to close health food stores has not been lifted for the state of...

Raw Milk and Weight Loss Supplements Under Fire

Rockville, MD—Recently, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued warnings to consumers about newly popular raw milk and weight-loss supplements. Raw milk is milk...

News Briefs May 2011

The American Botanical Council gave New Chapter of Brattleboro, VT this year’s Varro E. Tyler Phytomedicinal Research Award. Nature’s Plus of Melville, NY formed a...

Whole Foods Says No to Krill Oil Sales, Aker Confirms MSC Certification

Austin, TX—Whole Foods Market, based here, announced in May that it would halt the sale of krill oil because of sustainability issues. Certain predatory sea...

Supplier Briefs: April 2010

Allendale, NJ-based Lonza announced that its trademarked larch arabinogalactan ingredient (ResistAid) is part of the Ultimate Flora Advanced Immunity formula from ReNew Life.  This...

EWG Releases 2010 Sunscreen Guide

Washington, D.C.—The Environmental Working Group (EWG) released the 4th edition of its annual Sunscreen Guide. In all, the guide assessed about 1,400 products with...