Tempe, AZ – In a report issued by the United Natural Products Alliance (UNPA), new data predict that the state of Arizona will reach almost $3.7 billion in natural health product sales by 2020, nearly doubling the $1.9 billion in sales in 2012, according to the press release issued by the UNPA.

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Washington, D.C.-The House of Representatives passed the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2015 (H.R. 1599) on July 23. The bill, which would create a federal voluntary GMO labeling system and over-ride state legislation mandating GMO labeling, was passed by a vote of 275 to 150. 

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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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Chicago, IL – William Reed Business Media has announced that the inaugural Healthy & Natural Show will be held at the Navy Pier in Chicago on May 6 and 7, according to the press release.

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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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