NPA: State Regulators Discuss FDA Inaction on CBD

Washington, D.C.—The Natural Products Association (NPA) reported that, during an NPA webinar on June 23, state regulators "sounded off" on the Food and Drug Administration...

GNC Eyes Two Paths For Emerging From Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Pittsburgh, PA—GNC Holdings, Inc., has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, with a commitment from certain term lenders to provide $100 million in “new money”...

AHPA Analyzes COVID-19 Warning Letters

Silver Spring, MD—The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) has released its analysis of 135 COVID-19 related warning letters that were issued by either the...
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Breaking: Natural Products Expo East Cancelled

New Hope Network announced in an email and online that, due to the continued impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on events and travel, Natural...

Nestlé Health Science Acquires Majority Stake in Vital Proteins

Vevey, Switzerland—Nestlé Health Science (NHSc) has agreed to acquire a majority stake in Vital Proteins, maker of collagen supplements, beverages, and food products, according...

Natural Product Sales Up Significantly in 2020, Both Pre-Pandemic and During

Chicago, IL—New research from IRI and SPINS reveals that consumers are purchasing more natural products in 2020, both pre-pandemic and during the pandemic, according...

Duke University Medical Center to Assess Probiotics in COVID-19 Exposure

Researchers from Duke University will be exploring the role of the microbiome in COVID-19 risk and illness. The randomized, double blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial,...

Higher Prenatal Choline Levels Can Protect Developing Brains, Study Finds

Aurora, CO—Pregnant women should consider taking choline to help mitigate the negative impact that viral respiratory infections like COVID-19 can have on their babies,...

FTC Mailing Refund Checks to Consumers who Bought Deceptively Marketed Products

Washington, D.C.—FTC is mailing 22,581 refund checks totaling more than $470,000 to consumers nationwide who bought TrueAloe and AloeCran, sold by NatureCity LLC, because...

MAHO 2020 “Summer Splash” Convention & MAHO Expo Go Virtual

Dublin, OH—The Mid-American Health Organization (MAHO), a regional trade association serving the retail and supply members in the natural products industry, announced that the...