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Industry Groups Have Mixed Reactions to Legislation to Regulate CBD

(Updated September 9, 2020) Washington, D.C.—Bipartisan legislation introduced by Representative Kurt Schrader (D-OR) and Representative Morgan Griffith (R-VA) is being both applauded and rejected...

Jarrow Formulas Sold to Private Equity Firm

Los Angeles, CA—Jarrow Formulas has been bought by New Mountain Capital, effective September 1, 2020, according to a video of the signing ceremony released...
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#NaturallyInformed: Saving the Planet, Soil First

One alarming statistic that was referenced repeatedly throughout the Naturally Informed sustainability conference, which took place on August 26-27: We have around 50 years...
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ABC: Record-Breaking Herbal Sales Predicted for 2020

Austin, TX—U.S. consumers spent an estimated $9.602 billion on herbal dietary supplements in 2019, according to the American Botanical Council’s (ABC) 2019 Herb Market...

Vote Today for the 2020 Retailer of the Year

To all the natural products retailers out there who have been working so hard on the frontlines during the COVID-19 pandemic, we thank you....

SENPA Sets Go-No-Go Date for SOHO Expo

New Port Richey, FL—SENPA and its Board of Directors has set a “Go-No-Go” Date for SOHO Expo 2020 of October 1. SOHO is currently scheduled...

Survey: Organic Certification Increases Land Value

Silver Spring, MD—What is the impact of organic certification on land value? Mercaris, along with partners including Croatan Institute, Laird Norton Company, Merge Organics, Midwestern...

Bill to Expand HSA and FSA for Nutritional Supplements Introduced in Senate

Washington, D.C.—Legislation (S.4463) introduced this week in the U.S. Senate by Senator Kevin Cramer (R-ND) would expand health savings accounts (HSA), health reimbursement arrangements,...

Coalition to Congress: Include Tax Credit to Help Businesses Absorb COVID-19 Costs

Washington, D.C.—The Natural Products Association (NPA) announced that it has joined a coalition representing millions of workers and customers to push Congress to include...

Industry Gathers for Education + Networking at #NaturallyInformed Sustainability Event

Virtual—A key finding from FMCG Gurus Global Sustainability 2020 survey: 63% of consumers say they are concerned about the environment, and 53% say brands...