Oslo, Norway—A new small-animal study builds on previous evidence that a branded form of vitamin K2 benefits the heart by preventing arterial calcification.

It’s getting harder to make your store stand out in the crowded natural organic marketplace. If you honestly assess your competition, you will likely see your customers can get most of the same products you offer elsewhere; perhaps even more selection in certain categories.

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New York, NY—Those looking for supplements that support attention and focus have even more reason to consider citicoline with the results of a new study.

Las Vegas, NV—SupplySide West (organized by Informa Exhibitions) returns to Las Vegas, October 5–9.

Denton, TX—A survey from Tetra Pak Inc., undertaken with the Global Footprint Network, showed that while consumers may not be completely aware of resource scarcity when making their purchasing choices, as education spreads, so does demand for sustainable packaging.

Columbus, OH—The 2015 Natural Products Association (NPA)/MAHO Expo, which was held July 24-26 at the Hilton Columbus, has wrapped up and preparation for next year’s event has already started.

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Washington, D.C.— The U.S. Food and Drug Administration(FDA) has sent out warning letters to five companies selling pure powdered caffeine, stating that “these products are dangerous and present a significant or unreasonable risk of illness or injury to consumers.”