Congress Passes Child Nutrition Bill

Washington, D.C.—Lawmakers have passed the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010, which will dedicate $4.5 billion to programs aiding the cause of a healthy...

NPA Announces Lobby Day 2011

For the 14th year in a row, the Natural Products Association (NPA) will host Natural Products Day. The 2011 date is set for April...

IOM Recommends New Levels for Vitamin D and Calcium

Washington, D.C.—After reviewing the current research behind the health benefits of vitamin D and calcium, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) has issued a report...

Some Packaging May Contaminate Food

Toronto, Canada—A recent study by University of Toronto scientists reveals that polyfluoroalkyl phosphate esters (PAPs), the chemicals used to line junk food wrappers and...

DHA Benefits Stroke Victims

New Orleans, LA—Time is precious for getting a stroke victim the immediate care they need. Now, an important study funded by the...

A Keener Eye on Supply

According to scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), up to 6% of the greenhouse gases being emitted globally could be cut out...

Kosherfest 2010 Focuses On Moving Mainstream

Secaucus, NJ—Many aspects of a kosher diet are demanding and seldom accessible, but for the followers of this strict religious diet, good ...

NPA Reorganizes Offices

Washington, D.C.—The Natural Products Association (NPA) members that were part of the former West and Rocky Mountain regions will now be affiliate with one...

Personal Care Brand Launches with Unique Eco-Friendly Features

Ronkonkoma, NY—Industry veteran Jodi Drexler-Billet has brought to market the new Earthly Elements all-natural vegan personal care line, which will be distributed by supplement...

Supplier Briefs (December 2010)

Helios CORP and Sunbio announced that they received new dietary ingredient (NDI) approval for EstroG-100. The firm says that its menopause-support ingredient underwent a...