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Plant-based innovations help manufacturers meet consumer demand for animal-product alternatives
Plant-based innovations help manufacturers meet consumer demand for animal-product alternatives
Consumer interest in plant-based alternatives for animal products is driving innovation across categories from dairy and eggs to meat and desserts as showcased by manufacturers at Natural Products Expo West.
The missing link to a healthier workforce
The missing link to a healthier workforce
HR and benefits professionals have an uphill battle in helping employees adopt healthy behaviors, but Alexandra Drane says a little empathy can go a long way.
White House announces $121 million National Microbiome Initiative
White House announces $121 million National Microbiome Initiative
The Obama administration announced a multi-million investment to accelerate better understanding of microbiomes in all fields of the life sciences. A call to action made in February may finally come to fruition: A White House press release from May 13 ...
1st school district to serve 100 percent organic meals
1st school district to serve 100 percent organic meals
Schools in California's Sausalito Marin City District are the first in the nation to serve their students 100 percent organic meals, sustainably sourced and free from genetically modified organisms. Turning Green founder Judi Shils commented that stude...
Study finds berry pigments may decrease bad cholesterol in overweight individuals
Study finds berry pigments may decrease bad cholesterol in overweight individuals
The anthocyanins found in berries help decrease bad cholesterol in overweight individuals, but don't affect the levels of individuals considered to have a healthy weight.
Cosmetics now boasting ethical food labels
Cosmetics now boasting ethical food labels
Ethical food labels, such as "non-GMO Product Verified" and "gluten-free", are fast becoming staple features on cosmetics and personal care products, too, according to new research. Gathered by specialist consulting and market research firm Organic Mon...