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Finland; Tennessee—Childhood vitamin D deficiency may increase the risk of stroke and heart attack in adulthood, according to new data in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.

NYAG Forms Coalition For Expanded Supplement Probe, Industry Responds

Albany, NY—New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has escalated his probe of the herbal supplement industry.

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Anaheim, CA—Supplements maker Jarrow Formulas, Inc. (JFI) of Los Angeles, CA, organized a visit from Congressman Ted Lieu (D-CA) to Natural Products Expo West on March 8. Lieu represents California’s 33rd District, a slot formerly held by Henry Waxman, an outspoken critic of the supplements industry.

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You’ve got a juice bar. Now, how do you make it an even more engaging part of your store’s shopping experience? And while you’re at it, how do you make your social media community more active?

Vitamin Shoppe Names New CEO

North Bergen, NJ—Vitamin Shoppe, Inc. has announced that Colin Watts will be the company’s new CEO effective April 6th.

News and notes from industry suppliers.

Momence, IL—Calcium fructoborate (CFB), a plant-derived nature-identical ingredient composed of calcium bound to boron, may support various aspects of heart health, according to new research published in Biological Trace Element Research.

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The New York Attorney General is now taking his supplement investigation to the manufacturers.

Dreaming of warm sun in the midst of this frigid winter? Turn your dream into reality at Natural Products Expo West in Anaheim, CA! From March 4–8, the Anaheim Convention Center is hosting over 60,000 industry professionals and enthusiasts in a newly expanded format. Among these attendees will be over 2,600 exhibitors, including 200 new booths at the nearby Hilton hotel. The event will again be co-located with Engredea.