Sydney, Australia—Results from a recent study suggest that the form of vitamin B3 known as nicotinamide may help reduce non-melanoma skin cancer among high-risk patients.

Los Angeles, CA—In the face of dwindling sales growth, Whole Foods Market has announced plans for a new store concept that could affect the entire natural products industry.

Washington, D.C. – A recent study released by the Organic Trade Association (OTA) concluded that the organic product industry is at an all-time high for sales.

Ronkonkoma, NY—NBTY, one of the biggest U.S. manufacturers of nutritional supplements and vitamins in the U.S. has announced that it will move towards discontinuing bulk item sales to third parties.

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Glendale, CA –A California-based company has been temporarily terminated by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) for allegedly using several deceptive methods of marketing and advertising, according to a press release.


Oslo, Norway—One of the global leaders in using krill-based products to produce other materials has launched an Open Innovation program in search of new partners to research and develop different krill innovations.

Pittsburgh, PA—GNC Holdings announced a sales drop for the quarter in an earnings call, but did not attribute it to the recent NYAG controversy.


Washington, D.C. – Not even two weeks after the U.S. Drug and Food Administration (FDA) issued warning letters to five companies for mislabeling BMPEA (R-beta-methylphenethylamine) as a dietary ingredient; some members of the Senate are calling for the source of the BMPEA, Acacia rigidula, to be looked into by the Federal Trade Commission.  

Montpelier, VT—Vermont attorney general Bill Sorrell has formally adopted regulations implementing a state law requiring labels for genetically modified foods, following the passing of the bill by state lawmakers in 2014 after months of outreach and grassroots support.