Clearwater, FL – The field trips that every elementary school class takes are always fun and interesting. Whether it is to the aquarium, the zoo, or the museum, the students are bound to learn a lot.

But, what if the class trip is to the local health foods store? To some, that may not seem like an exciting place to go to learn. But, to the children that have had the privilege of taking a tour through Nature’s Food Patch, Clearwater, FL, seem to have enjoyed themselves.

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Minneapolis, MN—The USDA has verified its first non-GMO claim through its Process Verified Program(PVP).

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military supplements

New York, NY—HBO’s airing of Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel on May 20 has caused a stir in the natural products industry for mischaracterizing the dietary supplements industry.

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lighthouse nutrition

From the time personal trainer Michelle Homrich was a part-time employee at Warren Nutrition of Grand Rapids, MI, she felt a strong connection to the store. "It was a win-win situation for me," she states. "I was able to learn more about nutrition and help other people at the same time...I still do personal training on the side, but I just love the nutrition part of it."

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senpa soho

New Port Richey, FL—Southeast Natural Products Association (SENPA) is packing its bags and heading to several cities with its Strategies for Success Road Show.

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Acquisitions, mergers, awards, charity, certifications, company news and more.

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Promotions, new hires, retirements, and more.

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New York, NY—The American Conference Institute’s 3rd Annual Legal, Regulatory and Compliance Forum on Dietary Supplements is taking place from June 24–25 in New York, NY.

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bmpea

Washington, D.C. – Not even two weeks after the U.S. Drug and Food Administration (FDA) issued warning letters to five companies for mislabeling BMPEA (R-beta-methylphenethylamine) as a dietary ingredient; some members of the Senate are calling for the source of the BMPEA, Acacia rigidula, to be looked into by the Federal Trade Commission.  

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Pittsburgh, PA—GNC Holdings announced a sales drop for the quarter in an earnings call, but did not attribute it to the recent NYAG controversy.

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