Research Reveals Further Benefits of Oats-Filled Diet

Boston, MA—Consumers are familiar with product labels touting the heart healthy benefits of eating oats. They most famously lower blood cholesterol and are an...

DHA Improves Chemotherapy Results in Breast Cancer Patients

Tours, France—Another health application of omega-3 fatty acids has been identified, this time proving a beneficial component in helping women undergoing breast cancer treatment....

Ear Candles Under Fire from FDA

Silver Spring, MD—The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently issued a warning to consumers about the potential dangers of ear candles, and is...

Industry Responds to Lawsuit Against Fish Oil Makers

Washington, D.C.—In the wake of the filing of a lawsuit against fish oil manufacturers over alleged polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) contamination in their products, the...

People News: April 2010

Promotions, new hires, retirements and more. Charles (Chuck) Marble joined Wisdom Natural Brands of Gilbert, AZ, as chief operating officer, and Angus Flood will serve...

Update on Haiti Earthquake Relief

Port-au-Prince, Haiti—Last month, WholeFoods covered efforts by industry companies to help those affected by the earthquake that hit Port-au-Prince, Haiti in January. Since the...

Home, Green Home

Advice for how retailers can help shoppers navigate teh eco-friendly products market. Some say green is the new black, with reusable bags and water containers...

Carlson Laboratories Celebrates 45th Anniversary

Arlington Heights, IL—Founded by John and Susan Carlson in 1965, Carlson Laboratories, still a family-owned and -operated business, is proud to celebrate...

NPA Extends Standard to Home Care Products

The Natural Products Association (NPA) is extending its standard and seal to include natural home care products. Washington, D.C.—The Natural Products Association (NPA) is extending...

First Wave of Reactions to Proposed Dietary Supplement Safety Act

Several industry companies and associations responded to the Dietary Supplement Safety Act (DSSA, S3.002) in full force. Washington, D.C.—Last month, WholeFoods reported on proposed legislation...