Industry Mourns Loss of John Carlson

The hearts of many were heavy with news of the passing of John R. Carlson. He was 77. A pioneer of the natural products industry,...

NewsBriefs: October 2011

West Palm Beach, FL-based Lor-Ed Enterprises, LLC (manufacturer of Dr. Neuzil’s Irrigator nasal cleansing spray) gave 250 bottles of its saline-based spray to Operation...

People News: October 2011

RidgeCrest Herbals of Salt Lake City, UT hired Chris Herbert to be its new retail sales manager of the Mid-West and West Coast. He...

Superfruits Still Hot, Data Say

Dulven, Netherlands—Market research firm Innova Market Insights says the superfruits craze shows no signs of slowing down, as more companies are using such ingredients...

Eminent Medicinal Plant Researcher Norman R. Farnsworth Dies at 81

Austin, TX—Renowned in the field of pharmacognosy and a mentor to countless other researchers, Norman R. Farnsworth, Ph.D. passed away at the age of...

Through Nourish America, Disaster Relief Flows in from Industry

Ojai, CA—As communities struggle to regain a footing after Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee, Nourish America is providing needed support via $1.5 million...

Industry Reactions to NDI Guidance

The natural products industry has been dissecting the proposed guidelines for new dietary ingredients (NDIs) since the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) made...

New Import Fees from FDA May Drive Food Prices

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) now has broader authority to levy fees for the re-inspection of imported food. The new fee structure...

20 Years of Mushroom Wisdom

For two decades, one company has advanced our appreciation of mushrooms and their health benefits. Though they founded a pioneering mushroom supplements company called...

New Data Published on How Protein Drinks Build Muscle

Hamilton, ON, Canada and Natick, MA — The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition recently printed two separate articles that cover the mechanisms through which...

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