DEA Classifies Three Compounds as Anabolic Steroids

In a notice published in the December 4 Federal Register, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) ruled that boldione, desoxymethyltestosterone (DMT) and 19-nor-4,9(10)-androstadienedione will all...

Study Doubts Ginkgo’s Effectiveness, Industry Responds

Chicago, IL—At the end of last year, Ginkgo biloba became a top story as research printed in the Journal of the American Medical Association...

Keynote Speakers Announced for Expo West 2010

Anaheim, CA—The Natural Products Expo West tradeshow and exhibition will return to Anaheim, CA from March 11 through 14. The conference organizers have booked...

Kehe Food Distributor Buys Tree of Life

St. Augustine, FL—In June, WholeFoods reported that Royal Wessanen nv, owner of Tree of Life, based here, wanted to sell this natural products distributor...

Southeast NPA President’s Award Goes to Bluebonnet Nutrition

Orlando, FL—The Southeast Natural Products Association gave its 2009 President’s Award to Bluebonnet Nutrition Corporation of Sugar Land, TX, for its “notable contributions above...

People News: February 2010

The Natural Products Association announced it has a new program coordinator for its scientific and regulatory affairs department: Cara Welch, Ph.D. Rao’s Specialty Foods...

FDA Clarifies Line Between Liquid Supplements and Drinks

Rockville, MD—The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a draft guidance intended to help manufacturers determine whether liquid products should be labeled...

USDA Organic Certification in the Works for Personal Care Products

It may not be long before we see shampoos, moisturizers and soaps made with organic ingredients bearing that familiar green and white USDA Organic...

USADA Initiative to Ask Congress for New Supplement Regulations

Colorado Springs, CO—In early December, the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA), based here, announced a new public protection initiative aimed at shielding consumers from dietary...

2010 Predictions for Packaged Goods

Chicago, IL—Market trend predictions for the packaged goods industry reported by Mintel, a global market research consultancy, forecast a facelift in 2010. As the...

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