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...

McCain Pitches a Fastball to the Supplement Industry

Washington, D.C.—Former Presidential candidate, Senator John McCain (R-AZ), has introduced new legislation, the Dietary Supplement Safety Act of 2010, which will amend the current...

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...

People News: February 2010

The Natural Products Association announced it has a new program coordinator for its scientific and regulatory affairs department: Cara Welch, Ph.D. Rao’s Specialty Foods...

FDA Clarifies Line Between Liquid Supplements and Drinks

Rockville, MD—The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a draft guidance intended to help manufacturers determine whether liquid products should be labeled...

John Mackey Resigns as Whole Foods Market Chairman

Austin, TX—On December 24, John Mackey, CEO of Whole Foods Market, announced he would step down as the chain’s chairman of the board, but...

NewsBriefs: February 2010

According to Jarrow Formulas of Los Angeles, CA, the company’s milk thistle supplement was the only one out of 10 such products to be...

Organic Culinary Center to Open in Washington State

Dayton, WA—In the sprawling hills and forests of Washington state, a new type of business will soon appear: an eco-friendly food park named Blue...

Resveratrol Effective for Heart Health, Say Human Clinical Data

Industry now has additional data on one of the hottest nutrients on the market today: resveratrol. This ingredient, found in grapes and Japanese...