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,...

Ground-Breaking Study Finds Link Between Pesticides and ADHD

Montreal and Cambridge, MA—A study published in Pediatrics in May found a correlation between pesticides and the presence of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)...

Update on Expanded FTC Enforcement: More Action Needed

  UPDATE: JUNE 25: Congress Says "No" to Expanded FTC Authority Washington, D.C.—Last month, WholeFoods reported on some pending legislation that would expand the Federal Trade Commission (FTC)’s authority....

New Legislation on the Table to Strengthen DSHEA

Washington, D.C.—In defending against recent attempts to expand dietary supplement regulations, much talk has centered around the fact that sufficient regulations are in place,...

New Production Technique Investigated for Use of Oats in Gluten-Free Foods

Lund, Sweden— As part of Europe’s HEALTHGRAIN project, researchers from Finland and Ireland investigated several processing techniques for improving the quality, safety and nutritional...

Warning Letter Highlights Testing and Documentation Problems

Dallas, TX—A recent warning letter sent to Coats International following a good manufacturing practices inspection underscores several out-of-compliance issues that inspectors are finding at...

Zeaxanthin May Help Seniors Drive Longer

Many older Americans are forced to give up some independence with age because loss of visual acuity limits their ability to drive. Interesting...

GMO Battle Rages on in Supreme Court Hearing and Codex Meeting

 Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are still a hot button issue that continues to gain momentum. On Tuesday April 27, in the very first Supreme...

Industry Loses John McLoughlin, Sales Director at Soft Gel

John McLoughlin passed away in May at the age of 69. McLoughlin had been with Soft Gel Technologies for 15 years, most recently serving...

Pregnant Women Need More Vitamin D

Denver, CO and Boston, MA—Most pregnant women aren’t getting enough vitamin D, even those that take prenatal supplements, according to a study carried out...

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