NPA Hosts Webinar on Proper Uses of DNA Barcoding

Washington, D.C.—With all the controversy about DNA barcoding, the NPA hosted a webinar on the uses and limitations of the method.

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Vitamin Shoppe Names New CEO

North Bergen, NJ—Vitamin Shoppe, Inc. has announced that Colin Watts will be the company’s new CEO effective April 6th.

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Pterostilbene may help with weight loss/management according to a new study.

Spain—New data published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry confirm previous results suggesting that pterostilbene may benefit weight loss.

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steroids in sports

On December 11, 2014, Congress passed the Designer Anabolic Steroid Control Act (DASCA), which is intended to protect consumers from anabolic steroids that are falsely promoted as sports supplements.

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Irvine, CA—A new study published in The Journal of Aging Research and Clinical Practice suggests that a blend of glucosamine, chondroitin sulfate and calcium fructoborate (CFB) may be able to provide short-term relief for joint discomfort.

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Founding partner of Topical BioMedics, Inc. Stephen Daniel Duricko passed away on Tuesday, October 21 at the age of 74.

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Gothenburg, Sweden— A new dissertation from the University of Gothenburg says that omega-3 and omega-6 supplementation may be able to improve problem behavior in children and adolescents with ADHD.

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Noblesville, IN— A new study published in the Journal of Psychopharmacology suggests that there may be a correlation between curcumin and improved cognition and mood in older adults.

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The natural products industry has lost a generous and ambitious leader with the passing of Jeremy Thaler. Along with his wife, Connie Potter, Thaler founded Once Again Nut Butter in 1976, the culmination of a life dedicated to the concept of community on multiple levels.

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Washington, D.C. — Several groups and organizations, including the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) and Natural Products Association (NPA) are challenging legal action made by the FTC against marketing for Bayer Healthcare’s Phillips’ Colon Health probiotic supplement.

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