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Big things are happening in the world of health and nutrition. That's why WholeFoods' editors are out there getting the facts and bringing breaking health news to you. Whether you are interested in hot products for your store, staying on top of trends, nutrition research, or regulatory news, we have you covered. The devil is in the details, and our writers never shy away from bringing them to you. They delve into a variety of topics to deliver great information to readers; but don't take our word for it. Select a topic or health article that interests you and enjoy!

GMO Wins in Supreme Court—For Now

San Francisco, CA—On Monday, June 21, the Supreme Court overturned a controversial ban on the genetically modified alfalfa seeds created by US biotech company...

Is Your Store Outdated or Upgraded?

Creating a sales explosion in the digital era. If your cash register is a glorified calculator and your Web site has been stagnant for the...

Grocery Briefs: July 2010

Natural and organic nut butter-maker, Justin’s, based in Boulder, CO, announced it will be nationally represented by sales and marketing brokerage firm Presence Marketing/Dynamic...

20th Anniversary: Retailer of the Year

Join in a conversation with past winners about the state of natural products retailing. This year, as we celebrate New Seasons Market’s accomplishments, we are...

EWG Releases 2010 Sunscreen Guide

Washington, D.C.—The Environmental Working Group (EWG) released the 4th edition of its annual Sunscreen Guide. In all, the guide assessed about 1,400 products with...

Coffee Causes Crash, Not Jolt

Bristol, UK-Enough of the tired excuse, I haven’t had my coffee yet. It’s common for people to blame their morning grogginess on a lack...

NPA Offers New Tools for Retailers

Washington, D.C.—At the end of May, the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) made public some information about 40 herbal supplements it had secretly tested...

Health Claims Protected by Court Action

WholeFoods Science Editor, Richard A. Passwater, Ph.D. reports that the District Court in Washington, D.C., has ordered the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)...

Sprouts Opens 50th Store With Plans to Double Locations

Phoenix, AZ—Sprouts Farmers Market is branching out again. The successful natural products grocer will open its 50th location on June 2—that’s 50 stores in...

Vitamin A Beneficial for Lung Health

Baltimore, MD—Expecting mothers should add vitamin A to their diets as a new study, published in May in the New England Journal of Medicine,...

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