Auckland, New Zealand—Maybe that ban on large sodas implemented in New York City isn’t necessary; just tax them, and people will buy them less. So says a new paper published in PLoS Medicine, which also found that making healthy foods like fruit cheaper will increase their intake among consumers.

Boulder, CO—The plans are off for the Natural Products Association (NPA)’s MarketPlace Tradeshow and Conference in 2013.

Allendale, NJ—Researchers from Kurfürstendamm and Analyze & Realize ag in Germany published a new study in Food and Nutrition Sciences showing that a branded prebiotic fiber is safe and well tolerated.

Migdal HaEmeq, Israel—Calcified Tissue International just published a study from Meir Medical Center in Israel (sponsored by Enzymotec, with global headquarters, here) that indicates a branded ingredient may support bone strength in infants.

Rockville, MD—The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is asking for input on threshold levels for all eight major food allergens (milk, eggs, fish, shellfish, tree nuts, wheat, peanuts and soybeans).  

There are things business executives can do to try to stay off the radar and protect themselves against the growing risk of class action litigation. Here are five tips for protecting your company against class action litigation.

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Below is a popular way to serve Sophie's Vegan Crab Cakes.

Davis, CA—With the growing popularity of organic foods, our nation is becoming more aware of the dangers of ingesting pesticides and toxins. Unfortunately, a recent study published in Environmental Health journal shows that food-borne toxin exposure is still high in children and their families.

Here are a few important events going on in the world of Green…