The Kroger Co., Sustainability Goals for 2020, Rodney McMullen

Kroger Announces Sustainability Goals for 2020

Cincinnati, OH—On July 7, The Kroger Co., released its Sustainability Goals, which outlined new and ongoing commitments to increase responsible sourcing and improve eco-stewardship...

Senate Passes Mandatory GMO Labeling Bill

Washington, DC—The United States Senate on Thursday voted 63-30 to pass legislation requiring that foods containing genetically modified organisms (GMOs) be labeled with words,...
Summer Fancy Food Show

Large Showing at 2016 Summer Fancy Food Show

New York City, NY—The Specialty Food Association’s 2016 Summer Fancy Food Show took place June 26–28 at the Javits Center with 2,670 exhibiting companies...
climate partnership

North American Leaders Announce Climate Partnership Action Plan

Ottawa, Canada—On June 29, U.S. President Barack Obama, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto announced The North American Climate,...
dietary supplements puerto rico

Onerous Bill on Supplements Industry Struck Down

Washington, D.C.—The onerous Puerto Rico Senate Bill (SB) 1599 has been dismissed. It is no longer a threat to the dietary supplements industry. Using Administrative...
alternative medicine

NIH: U.S. Shoppers Spend $30.2B on Complementary Health

Bethesda, MD—New analysis from the National Institutes of Health suggests Americans aren’t shying away from spending their money on complementary health techniques. According to nationwide...

Sales of Omega-3s To Grow 5% by 2017

Salt Lake City, UT—GOED (the Global Organization of EPA and DHA Omega-3s) released a report about omega-3s on the global market in 2015. The group...
GMO labeling

Compromise on National GMO Labeling Reached

Washington, D.C.—Senators Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), ranking member of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry and Pat Roberts (R-KS), the Committee Chairman, reached...
Edward & Sons Trading Company, New President, Russell Parker, Joel Dee

Edward & Sons Announces New President

Edward & Sons Trading Company, a natural foods company that introduced Miso-Cups instant soup mix and Native Forest Organic Coconut Milk to American consumers,...

New Market Report Reveals Shopping Habits in the HABA Category

New York, NY—Shoppers are distrustful of chemicals and are shunning them in personal care products. Such are the findings from a new report from...