blue natural

Silver Spring, MD—The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is amending its color additives regulations to allow spirulina to be safely used as a blue color additive.

Chicago, IL—The Natural Health Research Institute and the American Nutrition Association are joining up again to offer their annual scientific symposium on October 31. This year’s overarching topic is “The Effective of Natural Products & Integrative Medicine for Pain Management.”

omegas

Hear from the experts on which sourve of omega is best.

nancy trent today

As the owner of a lifestyle PR firm and 30+ year veteran in the industry, I have done a fair share of TV interviews. It is never what you expect. That is what we tell our clients. And then we prepare for all the possibilities.

CRN

Washington, D.C.—The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year. Created in 1973 by a trio of companies and a single staffer, CRN is recognized as a leading trade association that defends the science behind supplements.

GMOs natural

Washington, D.C.—The Natural Products Association (NPA) board of directors recently announced that it has endorsed the Genetically Engineered Food Right-To-Know Act, which mandates that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) require the labeling of genetically modified ingredients to be labeled on foods. NPA is the first natural products industry trade association to back the legislation.

Expo East

Baltimore, MD—Professionals from all areas of the natural products industry are getting ready for the East Coast’s biggest and most entertaining tradeshow in their field. Natural Products Expo East, scheduled for September 25–28 at the Baltimore Convention Center, will attract retailers from all over the country who are interested in improving and expanding their businesses while having a bit of fun, too.

canada u.s. food imports

As more and more of our food comes from beyond our respective borders, the need for stronger controls over the safety and traceability of our food supplies becomes increasingly more important.

 

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) officially set a final standardization for labeling foods as “gluten-free.” Previously, there had been no guidelines concerning what amounts of gluten in a product qualified it as “gluten-free” and thus safe for the 25 million Americans who suffer from celiac disease or gluten-intolerance.