Like Tigers? Then Go With Green Toilet Paper

There is a direct relationship between the business practices of certain mainstream toilet paper brands and the continually shrinking habitat of the endangered Sumatran...

NewsBriefs: April 2012

Several high-visibility acquisitions have occurred over the past month. According to Bloomberg.com, Pfizer Inc. of New York, NY will purchase Foothill Ranch, CA-based Alacer...

People News: April 2012

EuroPharma, Inc. of Green Bay, WI announced that nutritionist and author Jonny Bowden, Ph.D., CNS, is now part of its scientific advisory board. Integrated Marketing...

P&G Buys New Chapter

Brattleboro, VT—Supplement maker New Chapter will now exist under the wing of Procter & Gamble (P&G), its new owner. New Chapter, which was approached...

CSPI Threatens Lawsuit Against Amway

Washington, D.C.—Multi-level marketer Amway may be slapped with a class action lawsuit because of what prosecutors say is misleading labeling on its Nutrilite supplements. Center...

Sprouts Set to Merge With Sunflower

Phoenix, AZ—On March 9, 2012, a planned merger was announced between Sprouts Farmers Market and Sunflower Farmers Market to eventually become one under the...

Data Support Gluten-/Casein-Free Diet for Autistic Kids

University Park, PA—While parents of autistic children often sing the praises of a gluten-free, casein-free (GFCF) diet, skeptics point to the lack of data...

Ingredient Stops Fat Accumulation in Study

Morristown, NJ—A research group representing National Kaohsiung Marine University of Taiwan,  P.L. Thomas Corp. (based here), PoliNat Inc. from Spain and Rutgers University of...

NIH Study Reveals Mechanism of Action for Resveratrol Activity

Bethesda, MD—National Institutes of Health researchers have identified how resveratrol may confer its health benefits. Resveratrol is a naturally occurring chemical found in plants...

Vitamin and Mineral Supplement Use can Reduce Risk of Colon Cancer

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and Tamil Nadu, India—Authors affiliated with King Saud University and Loyola College, located here, conducted a study published in the Canadian Journal...