Dorchester, MA – While he is no longer working for Trader Joe’s, former company president Doug Rauch is back in the grocery store business.

Washington, D.C.—Menus and menu boards at chain restaurants and other establishments will now have another year before calorie labels are mandatory, according to the Food and Drug Administration(FDA).

Minneapolis, MN – With several companies, including Wal-Mart, Starbucks, Kelloggs and Dunkin’ Donuts, already on board, General Mills Inc. is set to join the list of companies committed to using cage-free eggs.

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.

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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Harleysville, PA—A recent webinar conducted by the Natural Marketing Institute (NMI) revealed some interesting trends about who’s buying gluten-free foods and why. Hosted by managing partner Maryellen Molyneaux and vice-president of strategic innovation Diane Ray, the webinar presented findings from NMI’s Gluten Free 2015 report.

New York, NY—At the American Conference Institute’s Forum on Dietary Supplements, several important topics of importance to the dietary supplement industry were discussed, among them being several upcoming rules potentially being introduced by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Schaumberg, IL— New data from SPINS shows that the growing specialty gourmet category has experienced growth of 10% last year, representing over $18B in sales.

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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