NewsBriefs: September 2013

Whole Foods Market has certified derma e’s product line as gluten free.

Newport Beach, CA-based Amazing Grass held the “Healthy You(th)” campaign during July, during which a portion of sales from Amazing Meal and Green SuperFood products sold at Whole Foods Markets was given to the Vitamin Angel Alliance, Inc. (Vitamin Angels).

Mineral Resources International, Inc., based in Ogden, UT, announced that FDA inspected its mineral harvesting operation, the NorthShore Limited Partnership, on the Great Salt Lake, and no Form 483 observations were issued.

Coral LLC moved to a new 7,000-ft2 location in July. The firm’s new address is 5576 Bighorn Dr., Carson City, NV; its phone number remains (800)678-9884.

The United Natural Products Alliance (UNPA), based in Salt Lake City, UT, expanded its list of partner organizations to include the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians, the American Botanical Council, The Global Organization for EPA and DHA Omega-3 (GOED), The International Association for the Advancement of High Performance Thin Layer Chromatography (HPTLC), Medicus Research and the Personalized Lifestyle Medicine Institute. In addition, UNPA recently made an agreement with NSF International to develop educational programs and training. Plus, UNPA has three new members: 4Life, Doctor’s Best and LifeVantage.

Trace Minerals Research of Ogden, UT, now has an International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI) name for its ConcenTrace Trace Mineral Drops.

Published in WholeFoods Magazine, September 2013