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Melbourne, Australia—Coffee drinkers now have another reason to reach for their morning cup of Joe. Researchers recently found that coffee and its byproducts may have even more antioxidant capacity than previously thought.

Sydney, Australia—Results from a recent study suggest that the form of vitamin B3 known as nicotinamide may help reduce non-melanoma skin cancer among high-risk patients.

Los Angeles, CA—In the face of dwindling sales growth, Whole Foods Market has announced plans for a new store concept that could affect the entire natural products industry.

Washington, D.C. – A recent study released by the Organic Trade Association (OTA) concluded that the organic product industry is at an all-time high for sales.

Ronkonkoma, NY—NBTY, one of the biggest U.S. manufacturers of nutritional supplements and vitamins in the U.S. has announced that it will move towards discontinuing bulk item sales to third parties.

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Glendale, CA –A California-based company has been temporarily terminated by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) for allegedly using several deceptive methods of marketing and advertising, according to a press release.


Oslo, Norway—One of the global leaders in using krill-based products to produce other materials has launched an Open Innovation program in search of new partners to research and develop different krill innovations.

Pittsburgh, PA—GNC Holdings announced a sales drop for the quarter in an earnings call, but did not attribute it to the recent NYAG controversy.


Washington, D.C. – Not even two weeks after the U.S. Drug and Food Administration (FDA) issued warning letters to five companies for mislabeling BMPEA (R-beta-methylphenethylamine) as a dietary ingredient; some members of the Senate are calling for the source of the BMPEA, Acacia rigidula, to be looked into by the Federal Trade Commission.  

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