In light of current debates within the industry regarding labeling, it might be good to take a simple look at how GMOs could and should be labeled (without much fuss) through every step of the supply chain. Product and ingredient transparency may not necessarily result in higher prices or a major increase in manufacturing and distribution costs.

Can you imagine Snuffleupagus on a bum leg? How about Oscar the Grouch struggling to cope with a damaged liver? These real-life scenarios could potentially have a devastating effect on the beloved Sesame Street cast. The show just wouldn’t be the same, if they’d be laid up in bed!

Chiba, Japan—Following previous research suggesting potential applications in the field of cognitive health, results from a new study suggest that lion’s mane mushroom (hericium erinaceum) may be able to alleviate depression by lowering levels of certain inflammatory markers.

Redmond, WA—A recent study from Diabetes Care has found that the daily consumption of a branded L. reuteri probiotic (ATTC strain SD-5865 from Nutraceutix, as BIO‐tract tablets) “enriches human gut microbiota and modifies gut production of protein factors that increase insulin secretion,” according to a press release issued by the company.

Houston, TX – Whole Foods Market will begin selling the products from their first craft brewery, Whole Foods Market Brewing Company, at the company’s 10 stores in the Houston area on Saturday, August 8, according to a press release issued by the company.

Washington, D.C.—The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) announced Monday that representatives from the U.S Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) will be featured speakers at The Conference, which takes place later this year, according to the press release.