NewsBriefs: February 2010

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According to Jarrow Formulas of Los Angeles, CA, the company’s milk thistle supplement was the only one out of 10 such products to be approved for quality by ConsumerLab.com. In related news, Jarrow Formulas’ Jarro-Dophilus EPS and Fem Dophilus were found to contain the listed amount of probiotic organisms and were free of microbial contamination, according to ConsumerLab.com.
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Select Whole Foods Market stores are now carrying “A” tablets from Sun Chlorella USA of Torrance, CA.
Medicinal Nutraceutics of Henderson, NV launched its new Web site, www.medicinalnutraceutics.com, for chiropractors, naturopathic physicians and health food stores nationwide.

St. Augustine, FL-based Tree of Life’s services team (Treehouse Creative Group) won three American Graphic Design Awards from the Graphic Design USA magazine. The winning designs were for Tree’s Flavours magazine, its Sage Valley Tortilla Chips packaging and its broth packaging.

Mineral Resources International (MRI) of Ogden, UT is warning consumers and retailers that Kuang Bao, an international dietary supplements distributor, is illegally using copyrighted pictures of MRI’s NorthShore. The company uses this to harvest minerals, and is not supplying to or manufacturing mineral supplements for Kuang Bao or its supplier Salt Lake Minerals.

Benicia, CA-based CytoSport Inc. announced that its Muscle Milk earned certification from NSF International’s Athletic Banned Substances Certification program.

derma e Natural Bodycare of Simi Valley, CA, will be a product sponsor for the Beauty Bus Foundation. This group offers free beauty treatments for homebound, terminally ill or chronically ill patients and their primary caregivers.

The Natural Products Association (NPA) of Washington, D.C., launched a new site: www.npainfo.org. The new site is intended to offer easy-to-find information about the NPA’s programs and resources.
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The American Botanical Council is now offering free e-greeting cards at http://abc.herbalgram.org/site/PageServer?pagename=ecard_page&autologin=true/. Cards feature the photography of Steven Foster and offer science-based information about the herb and how it is used.

Contract manufacturer Nature’s Products of Sunrise, FL acquired the Iceland Health brand from Nutrition 21 of Purchase, NY. Nature’s Products also owns the Rainbow Light and Champion Nutrition brands.
 

 

Published in WholeFoods Magagzine, Feb. 2010