gnc oregon lawsuit

In the latest attack on the supplements industry by state attorney generals (AGs), GNC is being sued by Oregon’s AG Ellen Rosenblum, for allegedly selling supplements spiked with unmarked illegal ingredients.

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New data published in PLoS One suggests krill oil consumption may support healthy immune function after exercise.

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New research published in the  Journal of Trace Elements in Medicine and Biology by researchers from Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte in Brazil suggests oral chromium picolinate (CrPic) may help those interested in blood sugar balance.

A.T. Kearny released a study on October 26 detailing the growth of local food trends titled, “Firmly Rooted, the Local Food Market Expands.” The study surveyed 1,500 shoppers who indicated being the primary shopper or sharing in shopping responsibilities. The results of the survey found that the consumer definition of “local” is narrower than the accepted definition.

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Put down that hot dog. A new report from the World Health Organization (WHO) has linked processed meat with cancer.

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Palm Springs, CA—Today at the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN)’s The Conference, CRN released some findings from the 2015 CRN Consumer Survey on Dietary Supplements.

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Palm Springs, CA—Mary K. Engle, associate director for advertising practices in the Bureau of Consumer Protection at the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), gave supplements marketers a bit more insight into FTC’s current thinking on advertising at the Council for Responsible Nutrition’s The Conference. Engle offered industry members five take-home points to consider about dietary supplements advertising:

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