Bill Supports Free Speech for Dietary Supplements

Washington, D.C.—A new legislative bill is on the table that would give dietary supplement makers the ability to reference additional scientific information about the...

Healthcare Reform Could Affect the Natural Health Industry

Washington, D.C.—In late March, history was made with the passing of healthcare reform, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. While disagreement continues over...

FDA Sends Warning Letters to Food Manufacturers

Rockville, MD—The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is working to erase false claims and mislabeling found on food packaging. The group started this...

Snacks Comprise 27% of Kids’ Diets

Chapel Hill, NC—A study recently published by researchers at the University of North Carolina has found that children are snacking more frequently between meals....

Concord Grape Juice May Thwart Decline in Memory, Study Suggests

Cincinnati, OH—Research published in the March issue of British Journal of Nutrition indicates that Concord grape juice may help support healthy brain function in...

Newsbriefs: May 2010

The Natural Products Association (NPA), based in Washington, D.C., and NaTrue (a Belgium-based international natural and organic cosmetics association) will create a mutual recognition...

Grocery Briefs: May 2010

Boulder, CO-based New Hope Natural Media, a division of Penton Media Inc., announced a new partnership with the Organic Trade Association (OTA). Under the...

Supplier Briefs: May 2010

At the end of March, Sabinsa Corporation inaugurated its new corporate headquarters in East Windsor, NJ. The new site boasts a 33,800-ft2 building that...

Audit Points to Problems with National Organic Program

Washington, D.C.—Results from an internal audit of the National Organic Program (NOP) call into question its productivity and operations. Since a prior audit in...

Kids Should Grow, Not Landfills

Cambridge, MA—Kids generally grow out of their clothing every six months. According to thredUP, this can lead to parents spending up to $20K on...