StarwestStarwest Botanicals

has introduced new four-ounce pouches of herbs, spices and teas. Over 200 of the company’s most popular choices will be available in this format. Most are kosher, while many are organic or wild crafted. The pouches are made with a zip-lock closure.

11253 Trade Center Dr., Rancho Cordova, CA 95742, www.starwest-botanicals.com
 

 Redd RemediesNew from Redd Remedies is trueENERGY for stress management. This product is available in a dietary supplement and an aromatherapy inhaler. The capsules contain rhodiola rosea, white panax ginseng, cordyceps, licorice root, Atlantic kelp and co-enzymated vitamin B6. The inhaler comes in a 300-mg tube and is formulated with organic black pepper, peppermint, ginger and rosemary cineole.

NutricologyEstroPrime is a new product from NutriCology, Inc., which provides women with nutritional support during menopause and perimenopause, according to the company. The ingredients include a blend of nutrients and Korean herbs meant to help control hormone-caused symptoms of menopause, which include maintaining healthy levels of estrogen, bone density and body weight.

Fish Oil

Washington, D.C.—In the wake of the filing of a lawsuit against fish oil manufacturers over alleged polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) contamination in their products, the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), based here, released a statement defending the practices of these companies.

Vegan Food

Once, the worst words for a dinner host or waiter were those uttered, “I’m a vegetarian,” only to be outdone by the impending sense of culinary doom surrounding the words, “I’m a vegan.”

Natural Choice Awards

WholeFoods Magazine recognizes several best sellers that have earned the 2010 WholeFoods Magazine Natural Choice Awards.

Carlson Family

Arlington Heights, IL—Founded by John and Susan Carlson in 1965, Carlson Laboratories, still a family-owned and -operated business, is proud to celebrate its 45th anniversary. The Carlson family was aware of the powerful antioxidant benefits associated with vitamin E, especially in the d-alpha-tocopheryl succinate form.

Haiti

Port-au-Prince, Haiti—Last month, WholeFoods covered efforts by industry companies to help those affected by the earthquake that hit Port-au-Prince, Haiti in January. Since the time of that publication, several other companies have offered their support:

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