Minneapolis, MN – While products such as Cinnamon Toast Crunch and Original Cheerios are already without artificial flavors and coloring, General Mills Cereals has announced Monday that they plan to remove artificial sources from the rest of their products, according to a press release.

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Dublin, Ireland—While Vitamin D (vitD) has proven in the past to offer many health benefits, a new study has found that “vitD supplementation may prolong remission in Crohn’s disease (CD),” according to the abstract of the study published in June’s issue of United European Gastroenterology Journal.

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On behalf of all five regions of the Natural Product Association, we cordially invite independent health and natural product stores to join their respective regions and take advantage of all five of the regional trade shows.  

Washington, D.C.—Three amendments potentially limiting supplement usage for members of the armed forces are no longer part of what has been described as a “must pass” defense bill.

Austin, TX—A study published in Current Therapeutic Research has shown an echinacea preparation to be effective in early influenza treatment.

Washington, D.C. – A member of the U.S.Senate sent letters to 15 major retailers asking about the “sales of dubious dietary supplements, especially those promising seniors protection from memory loss, dementia and other age-related problems,” according to the Associated Press.

A new contest is being held throughout the month of July by The National Mango Board (NMB). The annual Mango Mania Display Contest will award more than $10,000 in cash prizes to 24 winners.

Washington, DC— Following much research and debate on the subject, the FDA has finalized that partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs) are no longer Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS).