Fabricant Discusses FDA’s Priorities in NYC

Daniel Fabricant, Ph.D., addressed the Ingredient Marketplace crowd in early June with a presentation entitled, “There and Back Again.” Reflecting upon his time as...

Cocoa May Help Thwart Neurodegeneration

L’Aquila, Italy—A study recently published by the Journal of Cellular Biochemistry revealed that regular consumption of cocoa polyphenols could help to maintain brain health...

NPA’s Membership Criteria Remain As Is

Group Stays Focused on PolicyBaltimore, MD—At its annual business meeting held during Expo East, the Natural Products Association (NPA) announced that its recommendation to...

Fish Oil–Cancer Link Flawed, Experts Say

Seattle, WA—In mid-July, researchers from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center published an article in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute claiming that...

Trio of Astaxanthin Producers Found Association

To increase consumer awareness of natural algae astaxanthin’s health benefits and differentiate it from synthetic astaxanthin, three leading producers are founding the Natural Algae...

Probiotics May Improve Blood Pressure

Queensland, Australia—Most consumers know that probiotics support digestive health, and now there are even reasons to consume these beneficial bacteria. New research published in...

NPA, AHPA Take a Stance on GMOs

Washington, D.C.—The Natural Products Association (NPA) board of directors recently announced that it has endorsed the Genetically Engineered Food Right-To-Know Act, which mandates that...

Vitamin B Supplements Provide Inexpensive Heart Health

Washington, D.C.—A new economic report released on February 13 by market research group Frost & Sullivan demonstrates that supplementing with B vitamins may lower...

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...

FDA Wants Illegal Diabetes Products off the Market

Silver Spring, MD—On July 23, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced it is taking steps to remove dietary supplements from the market...