The C&D letters sent to these retailers accuse them of not adhering to to the ingredients mentioned on their labels.

These retailers are accused of putting ingredients in their store brands not mentioned on labels, but the way this conclusion was reached has drawn criticism.

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vitamin shoppe food

North Bergen, NJ—The Vitamin Shoppe is cooking up something new: prepared foods.

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Dean's Natural Food Market is using a sustainabilty rating label system to catch eyes in their stores.

Ocean Township, NJ—Dean's Natural Food Market is using a sustainabilty rating label system to catch eyes in their stores.

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

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People News

Promotions, new hires, retirements and more.

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This latest set of grants, given to the National Advertising Division, adds to a total of over $2.1 million given to the cause of truthful and accurate advertising.

Washington, D.C.—This latest set of grants, given to the National Advertising Division, adds to a total of over $2.1 million given to the cause of truthful and accurate advertising.

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Hyphens, capitalization and length are all things to consider when naming your Web site.

Skokie, IL—Naming a company’s Web site isn't easy. The length, whether to use hyphens, the spelling and more are important considerations.
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New York—Representatives of Sprouts Farmers Market, headquartered in Phoenix, AZ, recently made the trek to New York City to take part in NASDAQ Fit Week, which promotes NASDAQ-listed companies that are focused on health and healthy lifestyles. This is the fourth year that NASDAQ has held an official Fit Week in the first week of January.

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Food giant General Mills is disbanding its frozen foods and organic food divisions.

Golden Valley, MN—Food mega-company General Mills has disbanded two segments of its business, the Small Planet Foods organic division and its frozen foods division, absorbing the brands into other parts of the company.

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Megan Westgate

The natural products industry is host to a treasure trove of creative, intelligent and dedicated individuals that contribute to its success daily. This year, WholeFoods Magazine is starting a tradition of naming a Natural Products Industry Person of the Year, someone we believe has made a tremendous impact on the industry in the previous year.

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