Austin, TX—Whole Foods Market is teaming up with Chef Ann Cooper to raise money for establishing salad bars in school cafeterias across the country.

garlic

A recent study published in Maturitas science journal indicates that aged garlic extract lowers blood pressure in patients with treated, but uncontrolled, hypertension.

green news

A look at EPA's GreenChill program for retailers.

How to harness the power of video marketing to earn your business extra sales.

Every industry has its challenges…and the dietary supplement industry is certainly no exception.  But as the saying goes, every challenge also presents an opportunity.  When it comes to the challenges within the supplement industry, one important concern lies with companies making overreaching claims and irresponsibly advertising products. This is an area where more education about what supplements do (and don’t do) can also be accomplished.

New York, NY—A new report published in The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology has a scary finding: some foods that contain common allergens are not labeled as such.

Chicago, IL—An online community for food enthusiasts, The Food Channel, has announced several new food trends. CultureWaves, Mintel International and the International Food Futurists all collaborated with the group to pinpoint what is hot in the grocery aisle.

food safety

Washington, D.C.—After much back and forth, a group of senators representing both sides of the aisle finalized revisions to the proposed Food Safety Modernization Act, which has already passed the House of Representatives. The hope is that the Senate will put this bill on its agenda later this year.

monk fruit

Duiven, the Netherlands—Luo han guo, a natural, low-calorie sweetener that has been used in China for hundreds of years, may soon become more popular here in the States, according to the Innova Markets Insights’ database, which tracks new product activity.