Kids Breathe Easy with Vitamin D

Doha, Qatar—An estimated 300 million people across the globe are suffering with asthma. Of those diagnosed, almost seven million are American children, according to...

NewsBriefs: December 2011

Schiff Nutrition will now use the Marine Stewardship Council eco-label on its MegaRed Omega-3 Krill Oil. This product contains Superba krill oil from Aker...

A Healthy Rise in Family Spending

Brattleboro, VT—More American families than ever before are adding organic products to their weekly shopping lists, says the Organic Trade Association (OTA). In the...

Experience + Confidence = Success

In this month's issue, you’ll find WholeFoods’ 34th Annual Retailer Survey. There’s lots of good news to report. Smaller stores, those under 2,600 square feet,...

People News: December 2011

Tim Intfen is now the western regional sales manager for Cyvex Nutrition of Irvine, CA. Christie Communications of Santa Barbara, CA hired Rajan De Los...

30 Years Later, Rainbow Light Is Still Shining

Santa Cruz, CA—Supplement maker Rainbow Light marked its 30th anniversary this year, and kicked off the celebrations in March with a festive Expo West...

Are Dietary Supplements Safe for Consumers?

Two recently published studies that pointed to adverse results with the consumption of dietary supplements have raised questions and concern among industry leaders. While...

Natural Standard for Foods on the Way from NPA

A new industry standard currently under development by the Natural Products Association (NPA) is set to help fill what many see as a troublesome...

Organic Personal Care Standard Certifies New Brand

New York, NY—The NSF/ANSI 305 standard for personal care products has a new adherent in Avalon Organics, a brand of Hain Celestial Group, whose...

Non-GMO Month Efforts Grab Attention

Washington, D.C.—Activities for the second annual Non-GMO month, a multi-faceted advocacy campaign directed against Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) in food, went off without a...