One of the challenges facing consumers is finding high quality CBD oil from reputable companies like Cannavest. In this interview, we hear from Stuart Tomc of Cannavest, which produces 90% of the world’s CBD oil.

salmon

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has banned the import and sale of AquAdvantage Atlantic salmon, the first genetically modified animal approved for human consumption.

Pines International

Lawrence, KS—Pines International, based here, is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year as a pioneer in the green foods industry.

sausalito school organic food lunch

Schools in California’s Sausalito Marin City District are the first in the nation to serve their students 100 percent organic meals, sustainably sourced and free from genetically modified organisms (GMOs).

vitamin world acquired

Ronkonkoma, NYAccording to StreetInsider.com, NBTY, Inc., sold its Vitamin World retail business to private equity firm Centre Lane Partners for $25 million. The transaction may close as early as mid-February 2016.

NJ State Assembly

Trenton, NJ—The New Jersey State Legislature recently passed the New Jersey Assembly Bill 4133, which allows physicians and podiatric physicians to dispense certain dietary supplements. The bill was originally introduced in the NJ state assembly in February 2015, and passed the state senate on January 19 of this year.

salmonella garden of life recall

Palm Beach Gardens, FL—Garden of Life LLC is asking retailers to take certain lots of its Raw Meal Organic Shake & Meal off shleves due to possible Salmonella virchow contamination. Four flavors—Chocolate, Original, Vanilla and Vanilla Chai—are affected by the recall.

Lakewood, OH—In many stores, a job opens up, applications come in, new employees are selected, they’re briefly trained and away they go. In some stores, training goes a step further to maybe a monthly educational seminar. Nature’s Bin, based here, takes training 10 steps further, however, by making it the store’s mission to hire, train, mentor and support employees with a variety of disabilities.

organic baby food

Pediatricians and leading health organizations agree that the journey to a raising a vibrant, healthy little one who’s ready to take on the world begins with getting the basics right: that means plenty of whole, nutrient-dense foods such as vegetables, fruits, lean proteins, essential fats, calcium rich foods and whole grains.