FDA, FSMA, New Draft Guidance, Extends Deadline

FDA Extends Compliance Dates on FSMA & Issues New Draft Guidance

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a final rule on August 24th that extends and clarifies the compliance dates for certain provisions...
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Study: K2 Helps Preserve Heart Health

Leuven, Belgium—Vitamin K2 could be vital to heart health maintenance, according to a new study published in Journal of the American Heart Association. According 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...

BAPP Publishes 50th Laboratory Guidance Document on Grape Seed Extract

Austin, TX—The ABC-AHP-NCNPR Botanical Adulterants Prevention Program (BAPP) announced the publication of a new Laboratory Guidance Document (LGD) on Grape Seed Extract (GSE). It...

Folic Acid Supports Healthy Birth Weight

Birmingham, UK—Healthcare professionals have long supported the use of folic acid supplementation during pregnancy to reduce the risk of neural tube defects, especially during...

Testing Proves “Natural” Astaxanthin to be Synthetic

Kailua-Kona, HI— Synthetic astaxanthin, an illegal and untested antioxidant carotenoid supplement ingredient, may have entered into the U.S. market to be sold as natural...

Natural Products Day ’14: Labeling Issues and the Search for New Champions

On the beautiful afternoon of April 8 in Washington, D.C., the Natural Products Association (NPA) held its 17th annual Natural Products Day. The event...
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Optimum Nutrition Celebrates #30 with Promotions

Downers Grove, IL—Sports nutrition specialist Optimum Nutrition is celebrating its 30th anniversary. "Over the course of three decades, Optimum Nutrition has had a singular mission...

Low Blood DHA Can Hinder Reading, Behavior

Research has long supported the benefits of omega-3 DHA for brain and overall health, and low blood serum levels of  DHA have been reported...

Natural, Synthetic Astaxanthin Compared by Panel

In a presentation and panel discussion moderated by WholeFoods editor/associate publisher Kaylynn Chiarello-Ebner, several experts shared perspectives on the use of natural versus synthetic...

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