Industry Loses DSHEA Trailblazer

It is with great sorrow that WholeFoods learned of the passing of Rae Howard, an irreplaceable figure in the Natural Products Industry, co-founder of...

Herbal Supplement Sales on the Rise

Harleysville, PA; Austin, TX—Two interweaving studies have been released that examine not only which natural supplements are growing in sales and popularity, but also...

Vitamin Angels Launches Hidden Hunger Monster Campaign

Santa Barbara, CA—Vitamin Angels, an organization whose mission is to provide vitamins and essential nutrients to those in need, has launched a campaign to...

FTC Launches Campaign against Deceptive Weight-Loss Ads

Washington, D.C.—A new campaign to fight deceptive weight-loss advertisements in the media was announced at a press conference held by the Federal Trade Commission...

Expo East Celebrates #30

Some 25,000 industry members came together in Baltimore, MD, for the 30th annual Natural Products Expo East tradeshow and conference. This year’s event boasted...

Clinic Looks to Selenium for Ebola Patients

Monrovia, Liberia—While health officials worldwide are consumed with containing the Ebola outbreak in West Africa that has killed more 3,000 people as of press...

Vitamin E Supports Liver Health

Kanagawa, Japan—Non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), an extreme form of fatty liver disease, can be severe and lead to cirrhosis. Researchers from Kanagawa Institute of Technology...

NOW Foods Overhauls Signature Labels

Bloomingdale, IL—Shoppers that purchase NOW Foods supplements will soon find a redesigned look on store shelves. NOW’s product marketing manager Jim Ritcheske recently made...

Study Suggests Increase in Liver Injury from Supplements, CRN Weighs In

Philadelphia, PA—A new study published in Hepatology shows a heavy increase in liver injury from dietary and herbal supplements, going from 7% to 20%...

FDA Issues CBD Warning Letters; Comments on GRAS

Silver Spring, MD—The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that warning letters were issued to 15 companies for illegally selling products containing cannabidiol...