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Mayor and TV Personality Launch School Garden Initiative

New York, NY—New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and cooking show star Rachael Ray introduced a series of programs to promote healthy eating among...

FDA Halts Production of Soy-Product Manufacturer Lifesoy

San Diego, CA—As an example of Commissioner Margaret Hamburg’s efforts to make “swift, aggressive and effective enforcement” of its regulations, Lifesoy, Inc., a manufacturer...

GM Supreme Court Hearing Update

On Monday, June 21, the Supreme Court overturned a controversial ban on genetically modified (GM) alfalfa seeds created by United States biotech giant Monsanto....

The Smaller the Store…the Bigger the Idea

Our industry began with the idea that good food shouldn’t have bad ingredients. While our stores were small, that did not prevent our idea...

NewsBriefs: August 2010

Acquisitions, company news, web site launches and more. Carlson Laboratories, Inc. of Arlington Heights, IL announced the winners of its Annual Heart Month End Cap...

Atopic Dermatitis May improve with Probiotics

Lviv, Ukraine—Data from a recent clinical trial show some promise for the use of probiotics to help those with atopic dermatitis (AD), an inflammatory...

Whole Foods Market Sets More Guidelines

Austin, TX—After recently pulling krill oil off its shelves because of a sustainability issue, Whole Foods Market has halted the sale of...

People News: August 2010

East Windsor, NJ-based Sabinsa’s Muhammed Majeed was honored by Long Island University’s Arnold and Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences with its...

NBTY Announces Merger, Nutraceuticals Acquires All-One

  Ronkonkoma, NY; Park City, UT—Supplement powerhouses NBTY and Nutraceutical Corporation have recently made some merger/acquisition news.   First, in a transaction that is expected to be...

FDA: Antibiotic Use in Animals Poses a “Serious Public Health Threat”

Washington, D.C.—FDA has issued a draft guidance advising more judicious use of antibiotics in food-producing livestock, stating that antibiotic overuse in this manner is...

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