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...

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...

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...

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...

Monk Fruit Sweetener Gaining Popularity

Duiven, the Netherlands—Luo han guo, a natural, low-calorie sweetener that has been used in China for hundreds of years, may soon become more...

Westerly Natural Market: On the Mend, Coming Back Strong

 A decades-old natural products retailer in New York City has been learning the value of starting from scratch over the past few months. Westerly...

2014 Natural Products Industry ­­­­Person of the Year

Megan Westgate, Executive Director of the Non-GMO ProjectThe natural products industry is host to a treasure trove of creative, intelligent and dedicated individuals that...

30th Expo West Posts Record Numbers

The 2012 Natural Products Expo West tradeshow was the largest in its 30-year history. Some 60,000 industry members attended the event, which ran March...

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