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Whole Foods Market Employees Plan “Mass Sick Out”

Increasing concerns over the health and safety of workers amid the spread of COVID-19 has lead to several strikes. Yesterday (March 30, 2020) employees...
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IFT20 Expo Going Virtual

Chicago, IL—The Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) announced in a press release that it will transition the IFT20 Annual Event and Food Expo to...

DHS Updates Advisory Memo: Supplements Now Essential Businesses

Washington, D.C.—The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has updated its advisory memo on identification of essential critical infrastructure workers during COVID-19: It now explicitly...

COVID-19 Concerns Spark Talks of Strikes Over Pay, Protection

As COVID-19 drives consumers to online shopping and grocery delivery, workers who help provide those services are asking for better protections and pay. Today...

ANA Launches Personalized Nutrition & COVID-19 Resource Hub

Chicago, IL—The American Nutrition Association (ANA), a recently established  nonprofit professional association for the science and practice of personalized nutrition, announced the launch of the...

Community in Spite of COVID-19: How Companies are Giving Back

Stadiums are empty; stores are shuttered; entire cities look like ghost towns. It is, paradoxically, a sign of community: COVID-19 can only be slowed...

FDA Updates: Nutrition Labeling; Food Supply & Safety FAQs

Washington, D.C.—The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that it is providing temporary flexibility regarding nutrition labeling of certain packaged foods in an effort to better...

NPA: How the $2T Economic Stimulus Package Helps Natural Products Industry

Washington, D.C.—In a unanimous vote of 96 votes to none, the U.S. Senate has passed a $2 trillion coronavirus relief bill and sent the...

Reports: Hospitals in NY Treating Coronavirus Patients with Vitamin C

New York, NY—New York hospitals are treating coronavirus patients with vitamin C, according to the New York Post. The Post quoted Andrew Weber, M.D.,...

FDA Resources: Food Safety & COVID-19

Washington, D.C.—The U.S. food supply remains safe for both people and animals, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) assured in an announcment on March...