Supplier Briefs: March 2010

Acquisitions, new launches, new partnerships, awards, new initiatives and more. Forsyth, MO-based National Enzyme Company (NEC) employees are participating in a unique fundraising/”get fit” effort....

Cellular Aging Inhibited By Fish Oil

San Francisco, CA—Fish oil is recommended by oncologists, cardiologists and neurologists because of the many beneficial effects it has heart health, brain function, joint...

New Eco-Friendly Bottles on the Market

Santa Cruz, CA—Rainbow Light Nutritional Systems, maker of all-natural vitamins and supplements, has announced a major eco-friendly change to the way its products are...

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...

Consumer Attitudes about Resveratrol Revealed

Gainesville, FL—Data collected in November/December 2009 by resveratrol supplement maker ReserveAge Organics, based here, offer some illuminating insight into consumers’ attitudes with respect to...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...