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Genetically modified organisms (GMOs), to say the least, are a hot button issue. However, while the debate about the potential risks of GMOs continues...

OTA and USDA Partner for Organic Transitional Oversight Program

Washington, D.C. — The Organic Trade Organization (OTA) has announced a new partnership with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) that is meant to...
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NPA Launches Game-Changing SSCI Initiative

Las Vegas, NV—A new way to uphold consumer confidence in natural products is coming to the industry, courtesy of the Natural Products Association (NPA). NPA...

Aloe Vera Products: The Importance of IASC Certification

Recent class action lawsuits for aloe vera products may have retailers rethinking the importance of third-party certification for the products that they sell—just ask...
Supplier Briefs

Supplier Briefs: August 2016

Probi USA Inc. has acquired Nutraceutix of Redmond, WA, for $105 million. Tim Gamble, CEO of Nutraceutix, said in a press statement, “With highly...
NPA, Natural Certification Standards, Natural products Association

NPA Tightens Its Natural Certification Standards

On June 17, the Naturals Products Association (NPA) announced goods containing the synthetic preservatives Tropolone and Chlorphenisin would be prohibited from gaining its “NPA...
grocery briefs

Grocery Briefs: July 2016

A Greener World, based in Redmond, OR, launched a new non-genetically engineered label: Certified Non-GE by AGW. Developed in response to demand from retailers,...