hain

Lake Success, NYHain Celestial has reported it will be removing the claims that certain Earth’s Best personal care products contain “no harsh chemicals” and "no sodium lauryl/laureth sulfate," according to The Wall Street Journal.

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salmon

San Francisco, CA — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is being sued by a coalition of environmental, consumer, commercial and recreational fishing organizations because of the government agency’s approval of AquAdvantage Atlantic Salmon, the first genetically engineered animal approved for human consumption.

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npa conference

Washington, D.C.—The Natural Products Association (NPA) announced it is making a return to the business of national tradeshows. 

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organic milk

Newcastle upon Tyne, UK—Is organic milk more nutritious than its conventional counterpart? New research suggests the answer is, “Yes.”

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lester burke

Industry is mourning the loss of Gary Burke, founder of Life Line Foods and Buried Treasure Liquid Nutrients of Pikeville, TN.

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tofu nasoya

Fullerton, CA—On March 23, 2016, Pulmuone Foods Co., Ltd. signed an agreement to acquire all commercial assets and operations of the soy foods company, Vitasoy USA Inc. Pulmuone—a brand committed to providing authentic wholesome and all-natural foods like Wildwood meat and dairy alternatives—will now have full ownership of brands such as AZUMAYA, SAN SUI and top-selling tofu brand, NASOYA.

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glyphosate

Glyphosate, a controversial herbicide linked to cancer in some lab studies, is prevalent in the food supply. A research team from the Heinrich Böll Foundation recently found alarming amounts of this chemical in the urine samples of most Germans, with the highest levels in children, teens and meat eaters.

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krill oil

Oslo, Norway—Aker BioMarine shared with Expo West attendees details about its new Flexitech technology, which is said to bring new innovation to the krill oil market.

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general mills

Minneapolis, MN — General Mills will become the second major United States food manufacturer to disclose GMOs in its products, since Campbell Soup took the initiative in January. This decision appears to be more practical than passionate.

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2015 CRN Consumer Survey Results

Washington, D.C.—Americans remain consistent and happy with their dietary supplements, according to new data from the Council of Responsible Nutrition (CRN). The firm recently released a new website with new data from the 2015 CRN Consumer Survey on Dietary Supplements at http://www.crnusa.org/CRNconsumersurvey/2015/index.html.

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