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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Los Angeles, CA—In the face of dwindling sales growth, Whole Foods Market has announced plans for a new store concept that could affect the entire natural products industry.

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Washington, D.C. – A recent study released by the Organic Trade Association (OTA) concluded that the organic product industry is at an all-time high for sales.

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Ronkonkoma, NY—NBTY, one of the biggest U.S. manufacturers of nutritional supplements and vitamins in the U.S. has announced that it will move towards discontinuing bulk item sales to third parties.

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ftc weight loss

Glendale, CA –A California-based company has been temporarily terminated by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) for allegedly using several deceptive methods of marketing and advertising, according to a press release.

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krill

Oslo, Norway—One of the global leaders in using krill-based products to produce other materials has launched an Open Innovation program in search of new partners to research and develop different krill innovations.

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nepal relie

Nepal–In the wake of a 7.8 earthquake devastating Nepal on April 25, several industry organizations have stepped in to help with supplies, food and money to aid in the relief effort. At least 7,250 were killed in the disaster, 14,122 were injured, and thousands more are without basic living essentials.

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aloe prop 65

Sacramento, CA–The Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) in California is looking to add Aloe vera (whole leaf extract) and goldenseal root powder to the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Environment Act of 1986 (Proposition 65), claiming they are “known to the state to cause cancer.”

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A recent study of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)’s food safety database by Vocativ has found that since the beginning of 2014, Whole Foods Market has had roughly 25 store-brand recalls, more than other grocers on the list.

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