People News, October 2010

News about promotions, new hires, retirements and in memoriam. Barlean’s Organic Oils of Ferndale, WA added Ariana Lee to its marketing team. Former vitamin Shoppe...

Cartoons Influence Kids to Eat Vegetables, Study Says

Bangkok, Thailand—It’s no surprise that children are easily swayed by what they see on television, but a new study published in Nutri t ion...

Consumers Flock to Organic Eggs in Light of Recall

Galt, IA—The month of August saw yet another food recall, this time due to a Salmonella enteritidis outbreak in eggs. The common suppliers in...

Study Says Green Leafy Vegetables Reduce Risk of Diabetes

Leicester, U.K.—A study conducted by researchers from the University of Leicester looks at the correlation between reduced risk of type-2 diabetes and...

Palm Oil Production Threatens Biodiversity

Indonesia is the world’s largest producer of palm oil, which is used in endless food, health and beauty, and biofuel products. However, palm oil...

Wellness Spending on the Rise for Large Retailers

Bellevue, WA—A new report released by the Hartman Group, a consumer research firm, shows that many consumers are investing in their health...

Actress Alicia Silverstone to Deliver Keynote at Expo East

Boston, MA—Natural Products Expo East returns to Boston next month, October 13–16, with a big name speaker. Big screen actress and vegan ...

CFSAN Releases Report on Food Registry

Rockville, MD—The Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition released some data at the beginning of August about its new Reportable Food...

Monk Fruit Sweetener Gaining Popularity

Duiven, the Netherlands—Luo han guo, a natural, low-calorie sweetener that has been used in China for hundreds of years, may soon become more...

Next Step Made in Food Safety Regulations

Washington, D.C.—After much back and forth, a group of senators representing both sides of the aisle finalized revisions to the proposed Food Safety Modernization...

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