Obama Administration Commends Organic Industry

Washington, D.C.—As America continues to face its worst economic situation since the Great Depression, the Obama Administration acknowledges that the organic agriculture and trade...

Do Businesses Know What Their Customers Want?

Research shows that 90% of businesses do not know what their customers want. In a world burdened with financial difficulties, American stores need to...

Beginning of the End for the Single-Use Plastic Bag?

The days may be numbered in which the disposable plastic bag sees widespread use in the retail setting. After the Los Angeles City Council...

Kettle Brand Reaches 30 Years

Salem, OR—At the end of July 2012, natural and organic potato chip manufacturer Kettle Brand will have crunched its way to 30 years in...

Ingredient Supports Athletes’ Immune Health

Eagan, MN—Strenuous exercise causes stress on the body that could weaken the immune system, so two new studies have examined how a branded immune...

Exclusive Interview: D.C. Insider Steps Up as CEO of NPA

Washington, D.C.—The Natural Products Association (NPA) has found a new leader. John Spitaleri Shaw will become the nonprofit's new Executive Director and CEO, filling the void...

Retailer Joe Bassett Passes Away

Toledo, OH—The natural products industry has lost a beloved retailer and friend, Joseph M. Bassett, N.M.D., D.M., age 79. Bassett and his wife Pat were...

Study Suggests Calcium a Heart Risk

Zurich, Switzerland—The international peer review journal Heart printed a study from Switzerland on dietary calcium and supplement intake and the risk of heart disease...

Wave of Acquisitions Continues with Smart Balance’s Purchase of Udi’s

Paramus, NJ—Udi’s Healthy Foods, LLC, a company known and loved for its gluten-free breads and other foods, is now owned by Smart Balance, Inc.,...

HFCS May Hurt Cognition and Memory

Los Angeles, CA—A recent study from the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) has brought some new evidence to light about high-fructose corn syrup...