Study Explores Intermittent Fasting for Fat, Diabetes

Nuthetal, Germany--Researchers from the German Institute of Human Nutrition (DIfE) reporting in the journal Metabolism are calling intermittent fasting (IF) a promising approach for the...

Vitamin Angels Pledges $7.5M to Improve Maternal Health and Birth Outcomes

Santa Barbara, CA--Vitamin Angels has pledged $7.5 million to improve global maternal health and birth outcomes by 2020. The commitment, which was announced at...

UNFI Recalls Woodstock Frozen Red Peppers

UNFI is recalling 10oz packages of Woodstock brand frozen Organic Grilled Red Peppers due to the potential for Listeria monocytogenes contamination, according to an...

Licenses to Cultivate Hemp Up 476% in 2019

Washington, DC--Licensed hemp acreage quadrupled in 2019, according to the 2019 U.S. Hemp License Report by Vote Hemp, a grassroots hemp advocacy organization. The...

Hemp Crops in Hawaii Destroyed

Hawaii—More than half the hemp crops cultivated in Hawaii this past year had to be destroyed due to high THC levels, according to Hawaii...
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Sprouts Recalls Frozen Cut Leaf Spinach

Phoenix, AZ—Sprouts Farmers Market is recalling Frozen Cut Leaf Spinach conventional and organic 16oz bags, because the product may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes,...

Purdue Pharma Files for Bankruptcy

Stamford, CT—Purdue Pharma, maker of OxyContin, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Sunday night. The New York Times reports that the move is “at...