Whole Foods Market Employees Plan “Mass Sick Out”

Increasing concerns over the health and safety of workers amid the spread of COVID-19 has lead to several strikes. Yesterday (March 30, 2020) employees...

COVID-19 Concerns Spark Talks of Strikes Over Pay, Protection

As COVID-19 drives consumers to online shopping and grocery delivery, workers who help provide those services are asking for better protections and pay. Today...

FDA Updates: Nutrition Labeling; Food Supply & Safety FAQs

Washington, D.C.—The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that it is providing temporary flexibility regarding nutrition labeling of certain packaged foods in an effort to better...

NPA: How the $2T Economic Stimulus Package Helps Natural Products Industry

UPDATE: Following the signing of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act by President Donald Trump on March 27, Alex Azar, Secretary ...

Reports: Hospitals in NY Treating Coronavirus Patients with Vitamin C

New York, NY—New York hospitals are treating coronavirus patients with vitamin C, according to the New York Post. The Post quoted Andrew Weber, M.D.,...

FDA Resources: Food Safety & COVID-19

Washington, D.C.—The U.S. food supply remains safe for both people and animals, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) assured in an announcment on March...

Mother’s Market & Kitchen Supports Struggling Local Businesses

Costa Mesa, CA—Mother's Market & Kitchen, WholeFoods Magazine's Retailer of the Year in 1996, announced that the company was initiating a fast-track, online process...
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CDC: Coronavirus Found on Cruise Ship Surfaces for Up to 17 Days

A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) suggests that SARS-CoV-2 RNA can survive on surfaces for up to 17...

Carlson Announces Temporary Shutdown to “Flatten the Curve”

Arlington Heights, IL– J.R. Carlson Laboratories, Inc. announced on March 23, 2020, that the Carlson home office in Arlington Heights will be closed March...

AHPA: Supplement, Herbal, Cannabis Operations as Essential Businesses

Silver Spring, MD—The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) has provided an update regarding what qualifies as “essential business” and “critical infrastructure” as federal, state,...