Science & Research
New study in Journal of Pharmaceutical Analysis reveals influence of host plant on medicinal qualities of mistletoe. EurekAlert! June 8, 2022.
Benefit of supplements for slowing age-related macular degeneration. Science Daily. June 2, 2022.
Herbal supplement shows promise against lung cancer. EurekAlert! May 30, 2022.
How cranberries could improve memory and ward off dementia. Science Daily. May 19, 2022.
Black currant extract supports eye health in subjects susceptible to digital eye fatigue, says recent study. Nutritional Outlook. May 13, 2022.
Dark berry extracts offer colorful, natural immune support. Nutritional Outlook. May 11, 2022.
Regular blueberry consumption may reduce risk of dementia, study finds. EurekAlert! May 11, 2022.
Extract of turmeric and frankincense may support exercise-induced pain, says recent study. Nutritional Outlook. May 6, 2022.
Legal & Regulatory
DNA barcoding researcher not guilty of misconduct according to university panel investigating allegations. Nutritional Outlook. June 7, 2022.
Two states push laws to protect the market for kratom, users. Natural Products Insider. May 27, 2022.
Hemp CBD industry struggles into 2022. Natural Products Insider. April 17, 2022.
Community & Industry
Cambridge University Herbarium gains national significance accolade. EurekAlert! May 30, 2022.
Remembering Dr. Richard Passwater, Natural Products Industry Pioneer. WholeFoods Magazine. April 28, 2022.
Thailand Becomes the First Asian Country to Legalize Marijuana, But Only for Medical Use. TIME. June 9, 2022.
US Hemp Authority releases version 4.0 draft on its certification program standards. Nutritional Outlook. June 9, 2022.
Cannabis Use and Pro-social Behavior. Project CBD. June 8, 2022.
Cannabis on Par with Opioids for Pain Relief, Study Suggests. Medscape. June 7, 2022.
Very high doses of CBD, a cannabis component, don’t affect driving. EurekAlert! May 30, 2022.
Califf on CBD: ‘I’m committed to do something about this’. Natural Products Insider. May 24, 2022.
Medicinal cannabis shown to reduce pain and need for opiate painkillers among cancer patients. EurekAlert! May 20, 2022.
Quality Control & Adulteration
Alkemist Labs launches Alkemist Assured consumer-facing product testing verification seal. Nutritional Outlook. May 26, 2022.
Only 7% of CBD brands test products for all impurities, says Leafreport. Nutritional Outlook. May 25, 2022.
What's in your weed? Study suggests current labeling system doesn't tell you much. EurekAlert! May 23, 2022.
NOW Continues Testing of Dietary Supplement Brands Sold on Amazon. Nutrition Industry Executive. May 16, 2022.
Consumer & Popular
A psychedelic surprise may be thriving in your local garden. National Geographic. April 26, 2022.
Trends & Technology
How will the weight-management supplements market shape up post-pandemic? Nutritional Outlook. June 2, 2022.
Sports nutrition innovation despite pandemic supply challenges. Natural Products Insider. May 25, 2022.
Shoppers Shift Back to Brick & Mortar. WholeFoods Magazine. May 24, 2022.
Immune health: New, novel ingredients are on the scene. Can they take on the market’s old guard? Nutritional Outlook. May 13, 2022.
Weight management’s growing influence on supplements, foods, and beverages. Nutritional Outlook. May 10, 2022.
All mushrooms are magic. Nutritional Outlook. May 3, 2022.
3 Top Trends from SSE 2022. WholeFoods Magazine. May 3, 2022.
Is hair health now the star of natural beauty supplements? Nutritional Outlook. May 2, 2022.
Consumers recharge with holistic energy and relaxation supplements. Nutritional Outlook. April 27, 2022.
Are immune health supplements still a priority for consumers? Nutritional Outlook. April 25, 2022.
Joint health supplements are ready to rebound. Nutritional Outlook. April 22, 2022.
Pandemic growth drives innovation in immune health. Natural Products Insider. April 21, 2022.
Environment & Conservation
Scientists Discovered the World's Largest Known Plant, and It's Over 100 Miles Long. Science Alert. June 1, 2022.
New Guide Aims to Educate on Ethical Palm Oil. WholeFoods Magazine. May 26, 2022.
Native plant gardening for species conservation. EurekAlert! May 18, 2022.
Fungi-based meat alternatives to help save Earth's forests. Science Daily. May 4, 2022.
TCM formulation supports bone health, says recent study. Nutritional Outlook. May 13, 2022.
Community & Industry Releases
AHPA gives feedback on Senate HELP Committee MPL proposal. American Herbal Products Association. May 24, 2022.
FDA releases NDI enforcement discretion draft guidance. American Herbal Products Association. May 20, 2022.
Initial AHPA time study results suggest nearly $20 million initial compliance price tag for Durbin/Braun product listing bill. American Herbal Products Association. May 19, 2022.
Publications Spotlight Important Nutrition, Lifestyle Considerations for Women Across the Life Course. Council for Responsible Nutrition. June 6, 2022.
CRN Objects to Missing Protections in FDA Safety and Landmark Advancements Act. Council for Responsible Nutrition. May 27, 2022.
CRN Responds to FDA’s NDI Announcement Council for Responsible Nutrition. May 19, 2022.
NPA Urges Senate HELP Committee to Strike Dietary Supplement Provisions from FDASLA. Natural Products Association. June 7, 2022.
Rhode Island Senate Looks to Pass Legislation that Would Raise Vitamin Prices, Inconvenience Consumers, and Strain Retailers Natural Products Association. May 25, 2022.
Senator Hatch Tribute by Loren Israelsen. United Natural Products Alliance. May 18, 2022.
FDA Launches New Dietary Supplement Education Initiative for Consumers, Educators, and Healthcare Professionals. US Food & Drug Administration. June 2, 2022.
Organic Trade Association Applauds Investment of up to $300 Million in New Organic Transition Initiative. Organic Trade Association. June 1, 2022.
Naturopathic Doctors Hope to be Licensed in New York. American Association of Naturopathic Physicians. May 26, 2022.
New FDA Draft Guidance Aims to Increase Safety Information About Dietary Supplement Marketplace. US Food & Drug Administration. May 19, 2022.
Rhode Island Becomes 19th State to Legalize Marijuana for Adults. NORML. May 26, 2022.
MAPS Appoints Jeff George and Dan Grossman to MAPS PBC Board of Directors. Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies. June 7, 2022.
Announcing The Business Case for Collective Landscape Action Initiative. Rainforest Alliance. June 2, 2022.
Community: The Secret to Stopping Deforestation in Guatemala. Rainforest Alliance. June 1, 2022.
In Memory of John Burton, TRAFFIC's First Leader. TRAFFIC. May 27, 2022.
Orchids in India's illegal wildlife trade: A new factsheet released on International Day for Biological Diversity. TRAFFIC. May 22, 2022.
FairWild Foundation establishes recognition arrangements for the mabagrown® standard. FairWild Foundation. May 2022.
National University of Natural Medicine, Rose Haven Day Shelter Resume Long-Standing Partnership After Two-Year Hiatus. National University of Natural Medicine. June 12, 2022.
Foods of the Future. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. June 10, 2022.
NYBG’s Major Exhibition Around the Table: Stories of the Foods We Love Examines the Art and Science of Foodways and Food Traditions and Celebrates Plants as Foundational to All Culinary Customs. New York Botanical Garden. June 1, 2022.
NCCIH Supports Research Training for Complementary and Integrative Health Practitioners. National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health. May 20, 2022.
NSF Advances Industry Leadership Through SCNM Master's Degree Curriculum. NSF International. May 2022.
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