NewsBriefs: January 2016

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NOW Foods of Bloomingdale, IL, bought a 207,000-ft2 building in Roselle, IL, near its Bloomingdale Manufacturing and Distribution Operations facility “to accommodate continued growth,” which will be used to house NOW’s order fulfillment and distribution operations.

NeoCell of Irvine, CA, announced that several products from its line are now available for sale in Canada. They include NeoCell Beauty Bursts, NeoCell Super Collagen Powder and NeoCell Super Collagen+C Tablets.

According to information distributed by the American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) of Silver Spring, MD, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) changed some language on its website “to more accurately describe illegal, drug-spike products and to remove references to these as dietary supplements after AHPA requested the changes.” FDA changed its “Tainted_Supplements_CDER” page to “Tainted Products Marketed as Dietary Supplements_CDER.” It also replaced the phrase “Tainted Dietary Supplements” with “Tainted Products Marketed as Dietary Supplements” on its Medication Health Fraud page.

Solgar Vitamin and Herb of Leonia, NJ, announced that it is a supporter of Autism Speaks, and will partner with the group to further its research and advocacy efforts.

Published in WholeFoods Magazine, January 2016