Summer Fancy Food Show Moves to Washington, D.C.

New York, NY—The Board of Directors of the National Association for the Specialty Food Trade (NASFT) has made a unanimous decision to move the...

Opposition to “Sin Taxes” Is Strong

Asbury Park, NJ—Results from a national poll released by Rasmussen Reports show that 56% of Americans oppose a tax on soft drinks and junk...

Confusion about Celiac Disease and Food Allergens Prevails, Says Survey

HomeFree, maker of organic, allergen-free, whole grain cookies based in Windham, NH, released the results of a nationwide survey revealing that America is confused...

WholeFoods Magazine Launches New Web Site

South Plainfield, NJ—This spring, WholeFoods Magazine launches a new, innovative Web site, www.wholefoodsmagazine.com. This new site will combine and replace the publication’s previous sites,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...