People News: February 2016

Chocolove of Boulder, CO, announced that Mark Bruno is now the firm’s Eastern sales manager. NattoPharma ASA, headquartered in Oslo, Norway, made several staff changes....

Warm Fuzzies

In my early days in natural foods wholesaling, when we were making sales calls on small but rapidly growing independent natural products stores, we...

AHPA and UNPA Hire Law Firm to Talk to State AGs

Silver Spring, MD; Salt Lake City, UT-Two industry trade groups are teaming up in a joint effort to improve relationships with state attorneys general...

CRN Now Requires Members To Submit Info to ODS Label Database

Washington, D.C.—The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) is now requiring all member companies to submit product labels to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Office...

New 2015 Dietary Guidelines Earn Praise from CRN

Washington, D.C.—The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released the 2015–2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans on...

Ardent Mills Hosting Meetings for Farmers Aiming to Double Organic Wheat Crop

Denver, CO.—Ardent Mills, a premier flour milling and ingredient company, will host a series of growers meetings as a way for farmers to learn...

Campbell Soup to Disclose GMOs in All Products

Camden, NJ—The New York Times reported yesterday that Campbell Soup will become the first major food company to disclose genetically modified organisms (GMO) in...

EPIC Provisions Acquired by General Mills

Minneapolis, MN—General Mills, Inc. announced that it has acquired EPIC Provisions, a meat snacks company based in Austin, TX.  Launched in 2013 by Taylor Collins...

U.S. Marshals Seize 90,000 Bottles of Kratom

Silver Spring, MD-—The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced in a press release on January 6, 2016 that U.S Marshals, at the agency’s...

MATS Could Boost Healthy Eating

Canned and jarred goods might be a staple in our pantries and lives now, but emerging technology may soon alter the way we preserve...