Here are some of the significant issues that could adversely affect our access to quality nutritional products.

We spoke to Shannon Hoffmann of WholeFoods Magazine's Retailer of the Year for 2014, GreenAcres Market, just after she accepted the award at the Natural Product Association's business meeting at Expo East.

Doug Crabtree and Anna-Jones Crabtree of Vilicus Farms in Montana received the Organic Trade Association's Organic Farmer of the Year award. We sat down with them to discuss this recognition.

Princeton, NJ—As part of a new strategy to reclaim some market share from competitors, Whole Foods Market is testing out a customer loyalty program in its Princeton, NJ, store. Shoppers can use a mobile-phone application to earn points for discounts and promotions. The test program is slated to last for six to eight months, with plans to expand to Philadelphia if all goes well. The program could roll out nationally in 2015.