Brooklyn, NY—Abbott Nutrition is being sued by a group of parents for allegedly “misleading misrepresentations on its private-label Similac Advance Organic Infant Formulas,” according to the court documents. It is being said that, of the 49 ingredients listed on the product, 26 of them are not allowed in organic foods.

Clearwater, FL – The field trips that every elementary school class takes are always fun and interesting. Whether it is to the aquarium, the zoo, or the museum, the students are bound to learn a lot.

But, what if the class trip is to the local health foods store? To some, that may not seem like an exciting place to go to learn. But, to the children that have had the privilege of taking a tour through Nature’s Food Patch, Clearwater, FL, seem to have enjoyed themselves.

Washington, D.C. – With the homeopathic drug industry in the United States growing as fast as it has in the past few decades, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has decided to host a public workshop “to examine advertising for over-the-counter (OTC) homeopathic products,” according to the press release.

Oslo, Norway—Doctors prescribe statin drugs to lower cholesterol and help the heart, but new data suggest they may have unforeseen negative effects on the heart and blood vessels.

With the total retail value of all hemp products sold in the U.S. exceeding $620 million in 2014, the Hemp Industry Association (HIA) and Vote Hemp will look to use the sixth annual Hemp History Week as an opportunity to grow and promote the hemp industry.

Minneapolis, MN—The USDA has verified its first non-GMO claim through its Process Verified Program(PVP).

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Washington, D.C.— Results recently released by the National Consumers League(NCL) have shown that six out of 11 olive oils tested failed to meet International Oil Council(IOC) standards of extra virgin quality.

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New York, NY—HBO’s airing of Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel on May 20 has caused a stir in the natural products industry for mischaracterizing the dietary supplements industry.

The raw foods category has enjoyed popularity in the natural products industry for quite some time, but some of its most prominent companies are coming together to take it in an exciting new direction, working together to create a set of uniform standards and trade association.