Holly Johnson, AHPA Chief Science Officer

AHPA Appoints Holly Johnson New Chief Science Officer

Silver Spring, MD — The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) has named Holly E. Johnson, Ph.D., a pharmacognosist with more than 20 years of...
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Last Chance to Comment on USDA Animal Welfare Rollback

You have just one more day to voice your disapproval of the USDA's move to roll back animal welfare regulations. Deadline is Wednesday, Jan....
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Instacart Acquires Canadian Voice-Shopping Startup Unata

San Francisco, CA — Instacart, Inc. is buying Unata Inc., a coupon and voice-shopping startup based in Toronto, Canada. The deal gives Instacart — the grocery-delivery company...
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Craft Technologies Merges with Eurofins NA Food Group

Des Moines, IA — The Eurofins North America food division announces the successful purchase of Craft Technologies, Inc., a contract laboratory providing analysis of...
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Nature’s Bounty Acquires Best Bar

Ronkonkoma, N.Y. — The Nature’s Bounty company added a nutrition bar to its lineup of sports and nutrition products, acquiring The Best Bar Ever. “Consumers are...

North Carolina Organic Grocer to Close Two Remaining Stores

Charlotte, NC — Organic grocer Healthy Home Market is permanently shutting its doors. The healthy food retailer has begun hanging Going-Out-of-Business sales at its remaining...
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People Moves: Whole Foods Market, SPINS, AAK

Englewood Cliffs, NJ — Nicole Wescoe was named president of Whole Foods Market's Northeast region. The 24-year company veteran will oversee 41 stores in New...

Vitamin D Supplements May Make Arteries Healthier

Vitamin D may help make arteries healthier. According to preliminary research from the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University, high doses of vitamin D...

Consumers Prefer Printed Circulars Over Digital

Don't discard those printed advertising circulars just yet. A new study from Nielsen Homescan shows that despite the fact U.S. adults are spending more than...

Self-Driving Mobile Grocery May Hit the Road this Summer

Searching for an alternative to online home delivery? Your search may be over.  A self-driving mobile grocery store called “Robomart” may be available for a...

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