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.

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olive oil mislabeled

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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curcumin cholesterol

Tehran, Iran—The Iranian Journal of Pharmaceutical Research published new data suggesting that a branded curcumin ingredient supports heart health.

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nature-identical nutrients

Most vitamins that go into dietary supplements are, as most insiders know, synthetically produced.

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nature-identical nutrients

Nature-identical nutrients: viewpoints from the experts.

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nature-identical nutrients

Does the word "synthesize" kindle thoughts of things that are unnatural?

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organic price

Chicago, IL—While 71% of Americans say organic products are healthier than their conventional counterparts, there is still a high percentage of people (51%) who believe the organic tag is an excuse for brands to charge more for the product, according to research conducted by Mintel (Organic Food and Beverage Shoppers - US, March 2015)

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organic checklist

Washington, D.C. – According to a press release, the Organic Trade Association (OTA) announced Tuesday that they are petitioning the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to enable a vote to “implement a research and promotion check-off program for the organic industry.”

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non-gmo labeling

Washington, D.C.-The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) has asked the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to create definition for "non-GMO" foods and a voluntary program for "non-GMO" labeling.

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fish oil americans

Salt Lake City, UT–According to a study done by the Global Organization for EPA and DHA Omega-3s (GOED), American adults are not as educated about ways to maintain a healthy heart as they should be.

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