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Three trends impacting the health and wellness market
Three trends impacting the health and wellness market
The global health and wellness food market is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 6.22 percent by 2021, according to a new report from Technavio. "Rising health consciousness, emphasis on preventive health care and increased focus on ...
Experts: Firms making opiod treatment claims don't represent responsible industry
Experts: Firms making opiod treatment claims don't represent responsible industry
Dietary supplements took another hit in the mainstream press with an article in The New York Times that highlights supplements that claim to help treat opiod addiction. Trade organizations concurred the practice is illegal, while rueing the article's i...
FDA approves qualified soybean oil heart-health claim
FDA approves qualified soybean oil heart-health claim
The United Soybean Board announced the authorization of a new, FDA qualified heart-health claim for soybean oil. The claim states that soybean oil may reduce the risk of coronary heart disease.
FTC official: Research needed to study consumer understanding of 'natural'
FTC official: Research needed to study consumer understanding of 'natural'
In November 2015, FDA announced a proceeding to solicit comments on use of the term "natural" in the labeling of human foods.
Natural Products Center, USDA team to create natural insect repellents
Natural Products Center, USDA team to create natural insect repellents
An ongoing partnership between the Natural Products Utilization Research Unit at U.S. Department of Agriculture and the University of Mississippi's National Center for Natural Products Research is looking to nature to develop environmentally safe chemi...
FDA cracks down on 'illegal' cancer treatments
FDA cracks down on 'illegal' cancer treatments
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration calls it "cruel deception": companies promising desperate consumers that their products can cure cancer.