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USDA Issues Final Rule on Organic Access to Pasture

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced the long-awaited details of the final rule regarding access to pasture for organic livestock. This rule amends...

Customer Service

If you are like most natural products retailers, you believe you give good customer service. If so, you should be seeing a steady...

Green Building in the Lone Star State

Sugar Land, Fort Worth, TX—The economic downturn may have meant a major slowdown for new construction projects, but the green building sector...

Maitake Mushroom Studied For Treating Blood Disease

New York, NY—Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center will launch a phase-II trial to study Maitake mushroom as a treatment for Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS), a category...

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...

Behavioral Problems in Children Connected to Phthalate Exposure

New York, NY—According to a study done by the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, children exposed to phthalates while still in the womb are...

Research Reveals Further Benefits of Oats-Filled Diet

Boston, MA—Consumers are familiar with product labels touting the heart healthy benefits of eating oats. They most famously lower blood cholesterol and are an...

DHA Improves Chemotherapy Results in Breast Cancer Patients

Tours, France—Another health application of omega-3 fatty acids has been identified, this time proving a beneficial component in helping women undergoing breast cancer treatment....

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...

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