World Health Organization, sugary drinks

WHO Urges for Sugary Drinks Tax

Geneva, Switzerland—On October 11, 2016, the World Health Organization (WHO) released a new report which urged countries to tax all sugary drinks in an...
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Tomato Extract Improves Cardiovascular Health

Orange, NJ – A new study published in Food & Nutrition suggest taking the carotenoid-rich tomato extract (CRTE) supplement (Cardiomato by Lycored, Orange, NJ) for...
Patent Agreement

Neptune and Aker BioMarine Reach a Patent Agreement

Aker BioMarine and Neptune Technologies & Bioressources Inc., announced on Monday, that the two companies have entered a broad patent cross-licensing agreement. The agreement, which...
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NBTY Agrees to DNA Barcode Herbal Ingredients

NBTY Inc., an herbal supplement manufacturer and distributor for brands such as Nature’s Bounty and Solgar, has agreed to exceed federal standards and conduct...
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Dr. Bronner’s Resigns from the Organic Trade Association

Vista, CA–On September 19, Dr. Bronner's a family-owned natural brand of soap and organic body care products, announced the company’s resignation from the Organic...
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USDA Launches Branded Food Products Database

On September 16th, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) launched the Branded Food Products Database, a free online resource for families, the food industry and...
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NOW Foods Begins DNA Testing Probiotics

Bloomingdale, IL – To ensure the identity and purity of key probiotic products, NOW Foods, a family-owned business that supplies and markets vitamins, herbs,...
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NPA Announces 2016 Award Winners

Washington, D.C. – For the 23rd year, the Natural Products Association (NPA) will honor individuals in “government and business that have made valuable contributions”...
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Sally Hogshead Discusses the Fascinate System at CRN’s The Conference

Washington, D.C. – On Friday, October 28th, Sally Hogshead, a New York Times best-selling author and creator of the Fascination Advantage Assessment, will share...

Informa Buys Penton for $1.56B

London, UK—In a deal worth about $1.56 billion, Informa Exhibitions has purchased Penton from private equity firms MidOcean Partners and Wasserstein & Co., according...