No Deaths Linked to Supplements in 2008

Alexandria, VA—Consumers who are concerned about the safety of dietary supplements should pay attention to a new statistic offered by the American Association of...

FDA Declares “Some Concern” for BPA Ingestion in Infants and Children

Rockville, MD—Following some 30 years of toxicology research surrounding the health threats of bisphenol-A (BPA) exposure, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is...

Parental Influence Major Factor in Youth Alternative Therapy Use

Boston, MA—A review of relevant data has highlighted some trends in, and pinpointed factors influencing the use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) among...

People News: March 2010

David Robinov is now the executive vice president of operations and product development for Galaxy Nutritional Foods, Inc. of Orlando, FL. Stephen Strassler, president of...

Bill Frankos Retires from FDA

Rockville, MD—This month, Vasilios “Bill” Frankos will retire as director of the division of dietary supplements programs for the Center for Food Safety and...

British Study Finds Strong Association between Junk-Food Intake and Depression

London, UK—A study published late last year in the British Journal of Psychiatry reveals a clear dietary influence on the incidence of depression. The...

Prominent Law Firm Opposes FDA’s Proposed Liquid Product Guidelines

New York, NY—WholeFoods reported last month on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) publication of draft guidelines concerning the distinction between beverages and...

Organize Your Products, Optimize Your Sales

Location, location, location! One of the fundamentals of in-store retail merchandising is product placement. In any given supermarket, ever wonder why the produce is...

The Clock Is Ticking for FDA’s Response to Emord Suits

Washington, D.C.—WholeFoods continues its coverage of the lawsuit brought against the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regarding qualified health claims for selenium and...

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...