healthy natural show

Chicago, IL—The Healthy & Natural Show recently announced some headliners in its educational program, which will kick off Thursday, May 5.

Fancy Food Show

With the Winter Fancy Food Show come and gone, let’s look back on the emerging trends seen at the show as pinpointed by Specialty Food Association’s Trendspotter Panel as well as some representative products.

GMO potato

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has concluded that J.R. Simplot Company’s second generation of Innate Russet Burbank potatoes are not materially different in composition, safety and other parameters from other potatoes or potato-derived food currently on the market.

forskolin

East Windsor, NJ—The International Journal of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Research recently published a paper about a branded ingredient’s safety record in a small-animal study.

Monsanto

Monsanto has filed a lawsuit against California’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) and its acting director Lauren Zeise , after the agency announced in September its intent to add glyphosate (brand name Roundup) to the state’s list of cancer-causing chemicals.

CollactivePLT Health Solutions, Inc. now offers Collactive Collagen Complex, a 100% marine-based, all-natural ingredient composed of collagen and elastin peptides. The ingredient is said to help support dermis suppleness and firm, lifted skin.

Coffeeberry EnergyNew from FutureCeuticals is Coffeeberry Energy Organic Coffee Caffeine. Designed to retain healthy natural coffee nutrients from the whole coffee fruit, Coffeeberry Energy delivers standardized levels of natural coffee caffeine. Coffeeberry Energy also provides healthy chlorogenic acids, organic acids and trigonelline.

IronFrutarom Health has launched AB-Fortis, a patented encapsulated iron system that supports those who suffer from iron deficiency. This clean label, GMO-free, all-natural ingredient has a high iron content and can be formulated into a full range of food and beverage applications. AB-Fortis offers stable encapsulation with minimal release of free iron into the food

HABA

Find the ingredients list on a box of tampons or pads. If one is not displayed or if the list contains synthetic ingredients, tell shoppers to take caution. Some of these ingredients may do more harm than good to a woman’s body and the environment.