EPA

On Tuesday, December 29, the Natural Product Association (NPA) submitted comments regarding the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed rule under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) called “Management Standards for Hazardous Waste Pharmaceuticals.” According to the summary, the rule proposes a “tailored, sector-specific set of regulations for the management of hazardous waste pharmaceuticals by healthcare facilities

whole foods ny pricing

New York, NY—The NY Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) has made a deal with Whole Foods Market requiring it to pay $500,000 for allegedly overcharging shoppers.

resistance training supplements

Los Angeles, CA—Healthy men who regularly do resistance training may want to consider adding ashwagandha to their exercise routine, based on the results of a recent clinical trial.

curry powder

East Windsor, NJ—A new comprehensive book about curcumin is now available. Written by Muhammed Majeed, Ph.D., founder of Sabinsa Corp., and co-authors, Curry Powder to Clinical Significance (NutriScience Publishers, 2015) discusses the clinical use of curcumin and the history of Sabinsa’s Curcumin C3 Complex.

SOHO Expo

Orlando, FL—The Southeast Natural Products Association (SENPA) held its annual SOHO Expo in early December, and is said to have been its biggest tradeshow of all time. The tradeshow boasted an exhibit hall of more than 372 exhibiting companies and more than 3,000 attendees.

people news

Promotions, new hires, retirements and more.

fda supplements

Rockville, MD—The Dietary Supplement Programs has been elevated from a division to an office at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) under the parent Office of Nutrition and Food Labeling. Bob Durkin will serve as the acting office director of the Office of Dietary Supplement Programs while FDA finds permanent leadership.

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grocery briefs

News from industry food companies.