cbd hemp

Washington, D.C. – In response to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) warning letters regarding mislabeling, the Hemp Industries Association (HIA), the non-profit North American hemp trade association, put out a statement underscoring their position that cannabidiols (CBDs) can be marketed as dietary supplements, not only as pharmaceutical drugs.

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The Health Savings Act

On Feb. 11, 2016, the Natural Products Association (NPA) announced its grassroots network generated and sent more than 1,000 letters to Congress in support of the proposed Health Savings Act of 2016.

Tip of the Month

Paying for social media promotion has been a recent trend for businesses of all sizes. Here are a few things that are important to know before considering paying for advertisements on social media.

Washington, D.C.—Dietary supplement and functional food companies will have an opportunity to gain insight into regulatory compliance matters at The Regulatory Conference on May 5. Hosted by the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the conference will feature interactive sessions with industry experts and regulatory officials from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

vitamin B12

A new study published in PLOS ONE has been able to correlate low vitamin B12 levels in the brain with age, autism and schizophrenia. The researchers collected postmortem brain samples from 43 control subjects ranging in age from 19 weeks of gestation to 80 years, as well as 12 autistic subjects (4-9 years of age) and nine schizophrenic subjects (36-49 years of age).

Mother's Market & Kitchen

Costa Mesa, CA-based Mother’s Market & Kitchen has decided to partner with Mill Road Capital in an effort to expand its business.

Editors Note: WholeFoods Magazine recently reported on a new partnership between Mother’s Market & Kitchen and Mill Road Capital investment firm. Our very own merchandising editor Jay Jacobowitz provides some insight on the potential of this new partnership and what it means for the supernatural retail space.