Private label products are not an area retailers tend to dabble in lightly. Store brand dietary supplements are often an integral part of the business, and not just a sort of bonus option for customers that can be tacked on to the vitamin department without any planning or forethought. Innovative approaches to private label and a winning strategy are key to the overall health of many stores.

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NYAG Forms Coalition For Expanded Supplement Probe, Industry Responds

Albany, NY—New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has escalated his probe of the herbal supplement industry.

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The New York Attorney General is now taking his supplement investigation to the manufacturers.

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Carson City, NV—Coral LLC is celebrating its 20th anniversary of supplying eco-friendly coral calcium products to the natural products industry.

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Bloomingdale, IL—Shoppers that purchase NOW Foods supplements will soon find a redesigned look on store shelves. NOW’s product marketing manager Jim Ritcheske recently made the news known in a newsletter to retailers, though the firm has been working on this project for about three years.

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CRN and NPA question both the testing methods used as well as the Attorney General's choice of targets.

Washington, D.C.—As the New York Attorney General issues subpoenas to the four major retailers in the labeling controversy, industry trade associations demand transparency on all sides.

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The C&D letters sent to these retailers accuse them of not adhering to to the ingredients mentioned on their labels.

These retailers are accused of putting ingredients in their store brands not mentioned on labels, but the way this conclusion was reached has drawn criticism.

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This latest set of grants, given to the National Advertising Division, adds to a total of over $2.1 million given to the cause of truthful and accurate advertising.

Washington, D.C.—This latest set of grants, given to the National Advertising Division, adds to a total of over $2.1 million given to the cause of truthful and accurate advertising.

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Pharmavite, one of the U.S's largest manufacturers of vitamins, minerals, and dietary supplements, has acquired FoodState, makers of whole food supplements.

Northridge, CA—Pharmavite, one of the largest U.S. manufacturers of vitamins, minerals, and dietary supplements, has just acquired FoodState Inc.

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Birmingham, UK—Healthcare professionals have long supported the use of folic acid supplementation during pregnancy to reduce the risk of neural tube defects, especially during the earliest stages of fetal development. Now, new research published in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology suggests another reason for women to take folic acid before conception.

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