Atopic Dermatitis May improve with Probiotics

Lviv, Ukraine—Data from a recent clinical trial show some promise for the use of probiotics to help those with atopic dermatitis (AD), an inflammatory...

Whole Foods Market Sets More Guidelines

Austin, TX—After recently pulling krill oil off its shelves because of a sustainability issue, Whole Foods Market has halted the sale of...

People News: August 2010

East Windsor, NJ-based Sabinsa’s Muhammed Majeed was honored by Long Island University’s Arnold and Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences with its...

NBTY Announces Merger, Nutraceuticals Acquires All-One

  Ronkonkoma, NY; Park City, UT—Supplement powerhouses NBTY and Nutraceutical Corporation have recently made some merger/acquisition news.   First, in a transaction that is expected to be...

FDA: Antibiotic Use in Animals Poses a “Serious Public Health Threat”

Washington, D.C.—FDA has issued a draft guidance advising more judicious use of antibiotics in food-producing livestock, stating that antibiotic overuse in this manner is...

Members of House and Senate Urge USDA to Keep Ban on GM Alfalfa

Washington, D.C.—Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) and Representative Peter DeFazio (D-OR) were joined by 49 other representatives and five other senators to urge the...

Recycling Household Plastic Makes a Difference

Prairie Village, KS—A recent life cycle inventory (LCI) study has shown that recycling polyethylene terephthalate (PET) and high-density polyethylene (HDPE), two leading...

Growth Anticipated in the Green Household Cleaners Market

Rockville, MD—As more and more consumers are beginning to recognize the benefits of a sustainable lifestyle, manufacturers of household cleaners are learning...

Alfalfa’s Is Back!

  Boulder, CO—Alfalfa’s Market was once one of the nation’s foremost natural products retailers, before it was acquired by Wild Oats Markets in 1996 (which...

Harmful Antibiotic Found in Sweet Works Inc. Honey

Philadelphia, PA—The U.S. Food and Drug Administration seized 64 drums of honey from a Philadelphia distribution center from Sweet Works Inc. of...