Without state or national rules for labeling genetically modified organisms in packaged foods, concerned retailers address the matter as they see fit for their customers. Here Natural Foods Merchandiser reviews the variety of approaches health foods stores take.
Expansion. It's likely the most exciting, but intimidating, milestone in the lifespan of your business. Whether you’re looking to add a second location, expand an existing store or just increase your product offerings, growing your company comes with risks—but also sizeable potential rewards. “Expanding boils down to one question,” says Tom Sokoloff, president of Paradise Health and Nutrition, a three-store chain in Brevard County, Fla.
Many Baltimore restaurants have committed to using locally produced food. That’s great news for diners, since the Chesapeake Bay area boasts fantastic crab, rockfish and other fresh seafood, and is home to several organic farms.
The U.S. Government Accountability Office released a new report criticizing the Food and Drug Administration’s imported-seafood inspection program, finding the process lacking in its ability to catch residues of antibiotics and other unapproved fish-farm drugs.
Whether a supplement claim is substantiated isn't exactly a matter of what type or number of studies a company has done. Rather, it's about what the totality of the science tell us, and how strong it is....More
On the 20th anniversary of the Dietary Supplements Health and Education Act, Alkemist Labs' Elan Sudberg shares his thoughts on the state of the regulatory system governing supplements and what he think needs to change....More
25 nations and 50-plus international organizations joined France’s “4 per 1000” Initiative, a major global agreement to promote healthy soils and regenerative agriculture as a solution for food and climate security....More
Six companies — producers of such innovative foods and beverages as coffee without a cup, pinole and bagless teas — are the latest additions to AccelFoods' fast-growing portfolio, the investment platform announced Monday....More