gmo rally lawsuits

Washington, D.C.—In opposition to recently deregulated genetically modified (GM) crops, a lawsuit was filed against the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) by the Center for Food Safety (CFS) and Earthjustice. Anti-GM crop activists gather at a rally held on March 26 in front of the White House in Washington, D.C. Local events were also held around the country for those who could not make it to the rally.

Rockville, MD—Many natural products supporters are dissatisfied with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Food Advisory Committee's late-March vote, advising FDA that synthetic colors used in foods do not need to carry warning labels.

Recently, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued warnings to consumers about newly popular raw milk and weight-loss supplements.

News from indsutry food companies.

News and notes from industry suppliers.

A recent study conducted at the Hershey Center for Health and Nutrition found that there are more antioxidants and flavanoids in cocoa powder and dark chocolate than in powders derived from superfruits such as açaí, blueberries, cranberries and pomegranates.

Canada—A recent study found bisphenol A levels in Canadians were approximately half the amount of levels discovered in Americans.

How can community service help natural products retailers?

Two of the leading industry trade shows are back in 2011!