Ingredient Lowers Glucose Levels in Humans

Rimouski, QC, Canada—innoVactiv Inc. says it has “statistically significant results” from a new human clinical trial on its carb/starch control ingredient (InSea2). The study...

Retailer Contest Announced

Buffalo Grove, IL—North American Herb and Spice (NAHS) is holding a NAHS Wild Medicine Exploration Contest until June 2010. Stores can compete in various...

Supplier Briefs: March 2010

Acquisitions, new launches, new partnerships, awards, new initiatives and more. Forsyth, MO-based National Enzyme Company (NEC) employees are participating in a unique fundraising/”get fit” effort....

Industry Answers Haiti’s Cry for Help

Port-Au-Prince, Haiti—On Tuesday, January 12, the Port-Au-Prince region of Haiti experienced an earthquake, which ranked 7.0 in magnitude, leaving in its wake a path...

NPA Announces Natural Products Day 2010, Natural MarketPlace Speaker

Washington, D.C.—The Natural Products Association (NPA), headquartered here, invites industry members to join in Natural Products Day on March 23. This free...

NewsBriefs: March 2010

According to data collected by the Organic Trade Association of Greenfield, MA, farmers of organic cotton planted 26% more organic cotton in 2009 than...

Sustainable Packaging Innovations

How packaging exports are helping natural products go green. According to Pike Research, sustainable packaging will comprise nearly a third of the packaging market...

Pycnogenol Protects Against Retinopathy

Hoboken, NJ—Diabetics know all too well that the disease affects more than just blood sugar. As many as 80% of those who have had...

DEA Classifies Three Compounds as Anabolic Steroids

In a notice published in the December 4 Federal Register, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) ruled that boldione, desoxymethyltestosterone (DMT) and 19-nor-4,9(10)-androstadienedione will all...

Panel Expresses “Minimal Concern” for Soy Formula Use

The National Toxicology Program (NTP) Center for the Evaluation of Risks to Human Reproduction (CERHR) convened an expert panel on December 16–18, 2009 in...

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