Washington, D.C.—The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) announced Monday that representatives from the U.S Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) will be featured speakers at The Conference, which takes place later this year, according to the press release.

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Silver Spring, MD-The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) says it wants more information about sugar on the Nutrition Facts label for packaged foods.

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Tempe, AZ – In a report issued by the United Natural Products Alliance (UNPA), new data predict that the state of Arizona will reach almost $3.7 billion in natural health product sales by 2020, nearly doubling the $1.9 billion in sales in 2012, according to the press release issued by the UNPA.

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Washington, D.C.-The House of Representatives passed the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2015 (H.R. 1599) on July 23. The bill, which would create a federal voluntary GMO labeling system and over-ride state legislation mandating GMO labeling, was passed by a vote of 275 to 150. 

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Washington, D.C.The Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2015 (H.R. 1599) passed the House Agriculture Committee by a voice vote on July 14, after quickly moving through the Energy and Commerce Committee without much dissent from either group.

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Chicago, IL – William Reed Business Media has announced that the inaugural Healthy & Natural Show will be held at the Navy Pier in Chicago on May 6 and 7, according to the press release.

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Dorchester, MA – While he is no longer working for Trader Joe’s, former company president Doug Rauch is back in the grocery store business.

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Washington, D.C.—Menus and menu boards at chain restaurants and other establishments will now have another year before calorie labels are mandatory, according to the Food and Drug Administration(FDA).

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Minneapolis, MN – With several companies, including Wal-Mart, Starbucks, Kelloggs and Dunkin’ Donuts, already on board, General Mills Inc. is set to join the list of companies committed to using cage-free eggs.

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The founder and the man behind the name of Burt’s Bees, Burt Shavitz, passed away on Sunday, July 5 at the age of 80.

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