The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is currently asking for comments and data based on its new front-of-package nutrition labeling plan.

This June 10 to 12, the 73rd annual Natural MarketPlace convention will be the place for natural products retailers and suppliers to learn about a new era in the business.

The United States saw a spike in organic product sales in 2009, although the economy continued to ail, according to the Organic Trade Association (OTA).   

The plaintiffs in a California lawsuit against fish oil makers made waves at SupplySide East with a tradeshow booth dedicated to their Web site FishOilSafety.com.

New Seasons Market, based here, was chosen as the 2010 WholeFoods Magazine Retailer of the Year.

A study completed at Iowa State University’s Nutrition and Wellness Center found that a diet supplemented with flaxseed significantly lowered high cholesterol levels in men.

New research presented at the National Meeting of the American Chemical Society (ACS) explained how fructans, molecules of fructose chained together, might increase the absorption of minerals like calcium and magnesium, which are essential to bone growth.

A new study published in the gastroenterology and hepatology journal Gut indicates that curcumin may be a viable option for slowing down liver damage and cirrhosis.

SunRidge Farms, maker of natural and organic dried fruit, nuts, seeds, candies, and trail and snack mixes, has a new green initiative.