The founder and the man behind the name of Burt’s Bees, Burt Shavitz, passed away on Sunday, July 5 at the age of 80.

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Fort Lauderdale, FL—With the competitiveness of today’s business industry, store owners could consider themselves successful to own a bustling brick-and-mortar store. A second store? That would be even better. But, what if that small business owner has the opportunity to open his third store in a third town?

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New York, NYThe third annual “Legal, Regulatory and Compliance Forum on Dietary Supplements” held in New York City, June 24–25, zeroed in on several hot-button regulatory and legal issues in the industry.

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Washington, D.C. – A member of the U.S.Senate sent letters to 15 major retailers asking about the “sales of dubious dietary supplements, especially those promising seniors protection from memory loss, dementia and other age-related problems,” according to the Associated Press.

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Lisa Shapiro, founder of the All Things Vegan consulting company and long-time champion of vegan causes and businesses, has passed away.

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Promotions, new hires, retirements, and more.

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

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In its third-quarter financial results update, United Natural Foods, Inc. (UNFI) reported $41.7 million in net income, an increase of $5.4 million (14.7%) from the previous year.

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New York—Only a few months after GNC, one of the nation’s largest supplement stores, made an agreement with New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman to change its manufacturing process, Schneiderman and Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller have sent a letter to the Acting Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) urging for the reformation of its Dietary Supplements Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs). 

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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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