FTC Wins Case Against Bogus Diabetes Treatment Maker

Washington, D.C.—The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has won $2.2 million it its lawsuit against supplement maker Wellness Support Network Inc. (WSN) for making false...

Jarrow Formulas President Questions FDA Practices

Jarrow L. Rogovin, president of dietary supplements manufacturer Jarrow Formulas, Inc., based in Los Angeles, CA, is seeking answers about some recent practices at...

NPA Southwest Prepares for Health Fest

Irving, TX—Natural Products Association (NPA) Southwest is holding Health Fest 2014, March 22–23 at the Irving, TX Convention Center. The first day of the show...

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...

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...

Probiotics Spur Weight Loss in Women

Quebec, Canada—Women may experience weight-loss benefits from taking a daily probiotic, according to a new data published in the British Journal of Nutrition. The...

FDA/FTC Increasing Scrutiny of Social Media Efforts

Washington, D.C.—Supplement manufacturers know their advertising efforts and product labeling are closing monitored by regulators, but they should be just as stringent with how...

Widespread Enzymes Recall Affects Supplement, Food Industries

Mumbai, India—Enzymes manufactured by Advanced Enzymes in Mumbai, India, are the source of what may be the most widespread product recall ever. Advanced Enzymes was...

Lemerond Wins Award at SOHO

Orlando, FL—The Southeast Natural Products Association (Southeast NPA) held a successful show, SOHO, in early December 2013, here. The conference was again heavy on the...

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...