YogurtOrganic Valley has launched a line of drinkable organic low-fat yogurts in 32-oz bottles. Flavors include plain, berry and vanilla. The live probiotics and inulin prebiotic fiber are intended to boost digestive and immune health, according to the company.
SRP: $3.99
One Organic Way, LaFarge, WI 54639, www.organicvalley.coop

The National Toxicology Program (NTP) Center for the Evaluation of Risks to Human Reproduction (CERHR) convened an expert panel on December 16–18, 2009 in Alexandria, VA to evaluate available scientific data on soy infant formula, which often is used as a supplement or replacement for human or cow milk.

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Chicago, IL—According to market research firm, Mintel, sales in the ethnic food sector have climbed steadily since 2004, setting a record high of $2.2 billion in 2009...

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Alexandria, VA—The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has granted Humane Farm Animal Care (HFAC), a national nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of farm animals by certifying their humane treatment, the use of the certification mark, “Certified Humane.”

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Flax USA and Stober Farms now offer Natural Milled Golden Flax Seed, Organic Milled Golden Flax Seed, Flax Hull Lignans and Golden Flax Seed Flax Sprinkles. Flax is rich in omega-3s, fiber, lignans and protein, says the firm. The packaging along with a cold-milling process may increase the shelf life of products to 22 months.

Iron HorseIron Horse Beverage debuts its Elite Naturel line of organic juices in 125-ml bottles. These single-serve juices are available in pomegranate, açaí, watermelon, green tea/pomegranate blend and açaí/pomegranate/black mulberry blend. The products contain no preservatives, no added sugars, no artificial colors and no GMOs.

MustardBeaverton Foods brings to market Inglehoffer Organic Honey Mustard (10.25 oz) and Inglehoffer Organic Stone Ground Mustard (10 oz). Says the firm, “The new mustards join more than 20 mustards, horseradishes, tarter and cocktail sauces produced by Beaverton Foods in the Inglehoffer lineup. “
SRP: $4.99