Newsbriefs: May 2010

The Natural Products Association (NPA), based in Washington, D.C., and NaTrue (a Belgium-based international natural and organic cosmetics association) will create a mutual recognition...

Bill Supports Free Speech for Dietary Supplements

Washington, D.C.—A new legislative bill is on the table that would give dietary supplement makers the ability to reference additional scientific information about the...

People News: May 2010

Des Moines, IA-based Kemin Health L.C. appointed Michael Ceddia, Ph.D., to the position of vice president of research and development. Clinton, MI-based Eden Foods hired...

Strong Attendance at Expo West 2010

According to show organizers, some 56,000 industry members attended this year’s Natural Products Expo West/SupplyExpo, held in Anaheim, CA. Overall, the mood was enthusiastic,...

13th Annual Natural Products Day, Washington, D.C.

Industry makes powerful positive impression on lawmakers Washington, D.C.—Each spring, industry members visit lawmakers in Washington, D.C. to help ensure our laws continue to guarantee...

NewsBriefs: April 2010

Acquisitions, new launches, new partnerships, awards, new initiatives and more. Sarasota, FL-based Living Naturally launched an Affiliate Program through which manufacturers can showcase their brands...

Ear Candles Under Fire from FDA

Silver Spring, MD—The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently issued a warning to consumers about the potential dangers of ear candles, and is...

Industry Responds to Lawsuit Against Fish Oil Makers

Washington, D.C.—In the wake of the filing of a lawsuit against fish oil manufacturers over alleged polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) contamination in their products, the...

People News: April 2010

Promotions, new hires, retirements and more. Charles (Chuck) Marble joined Wisdom Natural Brands of Gilbert, AZ, as chief operating officer, and Angus Flood will serve...

Update on Haiti Earthquake Relief

Port-au-Prince, Haiti—Last month, WholeFoods covered efforts by industry companies to help those affected by the earthquake that hit Port-au-Prince, Haiti in January. Since the...