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NOW Alerts Amazon to Misleading Dietary Supplement “Quality Documentation”

Bloomingdale, IL—For years, NOW has been alerting Amazon that bad actors featured on the site are misleading consumers. NOW has conducted testing on brands that...

NOW Testing of CoQ10, Quercetin in Brands Sold on Amazon Reveals “Deceptive Labeling Tricks”

Bloomingdale, IL—In 2017, NOW spearheaded an industry self-policing program of testing unfamiliar brands found on Amazon. Using both internal and external labs including Eurofins, researchers compare...

March 2022

Digital Edition Editorial: The Success, Stresses, & Struggles: Retailers Sound Off What’s Selling Tip of the Month: Why Diversity & Inclusion May Drive...

4 Things You Can Do to Grow Your Sales While Competing with Amazon

When you are a regional grocer these days, the landscape is tough. You have to worry about supply chain issues, big box stores, other...
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NOW Continues Amazon Tests with Glutathione

Bloomingdale, IL—NOW Foods has continued its quality testing of brands found on Amazon, this time testing for Glutathione. The results: Brands were overall of...
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Caring is the True Differentiator

Almost six years have passed since Amazon opened its first brick and mortar location in November, 2016. That store was a small bookstore, much...

Consumers Turn to Supplements for Improving Brain & Mental Health as They Age

Today’s aging population is taking preventative measures to maintain a youthful existence, with a large focus on brain and mental health. This trend is...
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NOW Tests Curcumin Prods on Amazon, Identifies “Egregious Problems”

Bloomingdale, IL—NOW Foods has tested curcumin/turmeric extract products sold on Amazon, and has identified issues with potency, heavy metals, mislabeling, and adulteration, according to...
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Dietary Supplement Product Handling & Manufacturing is an Issue…and an Opportunity

A frequently under-appreciated fact about dietary supplements is the importance of proper care and handling through all stages of the supply chain—ingredient procurement to...
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Taiyo Announces Informed Ingredient Certifications

Minneapolis, MN—Taiyo announced that its branded ingredients Sunfiber, Suntheanine, Matcha and Teavigo have received LGC’s Informed Ingredient certification. This certification confirms that the ingredients...