Be sure to stop by the booths of all the advertisers in the March 2013 issue of WholeFoods Magazine.

A complaint filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) has the potential to turn the krill industry on its head. Neptune Technologies & Bioressources, based in Laval, QC, Canada, believes several of its competitors in the krill oil category are infringing on at least one claim from its U.S. patent (#8,278,351), and the company wants it to stop.

San Francisco, CA—2013 food trends just don’t drop out from thin air; they burst triumphant from the Fancy Food show.

Research Triangle Park, NC—A new study shows that soda fanatics, iced tea lovers and fruit punch aficionados are at a higher risk of developing depression than those who don’t drink sweetened beverages.

South Plainfield, NJ—Industry now has a whole new way to find information about companies and products. WholeFoods Magazine launched its Source Book Online, a companion to its popular May Source Directory and November Who’s Who print issues.

Rockville, MD—A genetically modified salmon would have “would not have a significant effect on the quality of the human environment in the United States.” So said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in its May 2012 Draft Environmental Assessment for AquAdvantage Salmon, as it opened a comment period on the document in December.

Washington, D.C.—A coalition called “GMO Inside” is calling on Kellogg’s and General Mills to label genetically engineered (GE) ingredients or eliminate them in their products.

Last month, WholeFoods reported on what the American Medical Association had to say about the safety of energy drinks; since then, there has been yet another update in the energy drink world.

Los Angeles, CA—An appeal from POM Wonderful, LLC, the creators of 100% Pomegranate Juice and POMx supplements, to allow certain claims on their products has failed.