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Stanford, CA—Findings from a recent Stanford University study have caused a stir in the organic industry. According to the study’s data, organic foods may not be any more healthy or nutritional than their conventionally grown counterparts.

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Washington, D.C.—Two of the major forces in the organic agriculture and products industry will now merge together under one roof. The Organic Trade Association (OTA) will assume administrative responsibilities for The Organic Center, which will move its headquarters here from Boulder, CO. The Organic Center has traditionally been a scientific voice for the merits of organic agriculture, while the OTA serves its members by advocating for the values, benefits and regulatory standing of organic products in the media and in government.

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London, United Kingdom—The bad news continues for proponents of DMAA (dimethylamylamine). U.K. regulators have decided to ban a popular sports supplement that contains the ingredient. 

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Washington, D.C.— The Council for Responsible Nutrition Foundation (CRNF), through its “Life…supplemented campaign,” has launched a free mobile application for consumers with iPhones and iPads.

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Since its beginnings in 1982, the American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) has been a vehicle to voice the concerns and ideals of herbal and botanical companies. Thirty years later, AHPA is still one of the strongest and oldest non-profits of its kind.

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The scientific community is still debating whether the benefits of using nanoparticles outweigh any potential risks, and now there is another voice to add to the mix.

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What’s Selling is our monthly review of what retailers from all over the country say is selling well in their stores. This month, we’ve compiled all of the data since June to see what is popular so far in 2012.

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