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Three simple ways to take advantage of resources you already have in order to create your own, custom education program for your store.

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Morristown, NJ—With transparency a key concern for many consumer, PLT Health Solutions launched the PLT360 program at SupplySide West. Devin Stagg, vice president of strategy and business development at PLT Health Solutions, explained, “Trust builds brands.”

dna testing

In a panel discussion about botanical testing methods during SupplySide West, industry experts addressed a top-of-mind issue: DNA testing. Elan Sudberg, CEO of Alkemist Laboratories, noted that DNA-Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) is “newer and better than DNA barcoding.”


Seven esteemed experts on dietary supplements regulations kicked off the Wednesday morning SupplySide West program with a panel discussion about the state of the dietary supplements industry and which issues might surface in the near future.

dietary supplements emergency room visits

Researchers from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently published data in the New Journal of Medicine suggesting that 23,000 emergency room (ER) visits every year were caused by reactions to dietary supplements intake. Industry groups strongly disagree with the determination that supplements are unsafe.

Chicago, IL—Aiming to help natural retailers better understand the science of "natural" products, the inaugural Healthy and Natural Trade Show in Chicago will open May 5 with a day of education for trade show attendees.

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Wichita, KS—Events are nothing new at GreenAcres Market, whether it’s a wine tasting or seminar to highlight supplements, healing oils and other natural products. In their newest program "Cooking with Dr. Anne," a series of four free cooking classes, the market hopes to bring attention to the way nutrition can positively impact children’s behavior, learning and mood.