OEHHA Looks To Add Two New Ingredients To Prop 65

Sacramento, CA–The Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) in California is looking to add Aloe vera (whole leaf extract) and goldenseal root powder...

Garden of Life Recalls Raw Meal Organic

Palm Beach Gardens, FL—Garden of Life LLC is asking retailers to take certain lots of its Raw Meal Organic Shake & Meal off shleves...

Pycnogenol Can Alleviate Metabolic Syndrome Symptoms

Pescara, Italy—Metabolic syndrome affects an estimated 35% of adults in the United States, according to the American Heart Association. Risk factors associated with...

As Sales Growth Slows, Whole Foods Market Plans New Store Concept

Los Angeles, CA—In the face of dwindling sales growth, Whole Foods Market has announced plans for a new store concept that could affect the...

California Voters Still Split on Prop 37

Los Angeles, CA—According to a new poll out today (Oct. 25, 2012) in the Los Angeles Times, the Proposition 37 mandate to label genetically engineered...

Wave of Acquisitions Continues with Smart Balance’s Purchase of Udi’s

Paramus, NJ—Udi’s Healthy Foods, LLC, a company known and loved for its gluten-free breads and other foods, is now owned by Smart Balance, Inc.,...

NPA, AHPA Defend Industry Against Consumer Report’s Attack on Dietary Supplements

In its September issue, Consumer Reports included a report claiming that dietary supplements are dangerous to people’s health and posted a list...

Abbott Nutrition Being Sued For Allegedly Mislabeling Organic Products

Brooklyn, NY—Abbott Nutrition is being sued by a group of parents for allegedly “misleading misrepresentations on its private-label Similac Advance Organic Infant Formulas,” according...

Members of House and Senate Urge USDA to Keep Ban on GM Alfalfa

Washington, D.C.—Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) and Representative Peter DeFazio (D-OR) were joined by 49 other representatives and five other senators to urge the...

Cranberry Juice May Thwart Urinary Tract Infections, Suggests Study

Worcester, MA—Researchers at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) have measured cranberry juice’s ability to ward off urinary tract infections (UTIs) in humans at the molecular...