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Experts claim sun still shines for vitamin D despite naysayers
NutraIngredients-USA.com
Vitamin D, the "sunshine vitamin," forms the core of one of the longest fortification stories in the nutritional sphere. Originally added to milk to combat rickets, the bone disease that results from deficiency, new research now supports claims of ever-wider benefits for the vitamin.
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Tell NPA what you think + get rewarded
Natural Products Association
Attention retailers: NPA needs your valuable insight. We want to know what you're seeing in your store and which industry issues matter most to you and your customers. I hope that you'll take just 10 minutes to complete this NPA survey by Friday, Sept. 5. Your input will help us better serve your business, and allow us to continue to capture an accurate picture of the entire industry. In exchange for your time answering this survey, we would like to offer you complimentary registration - a $95 value - for a retailer-focused webinar in November. The topic will be announced shortly, and will feature exclusive insights from NPA CEO Dr. Daniel Fabricant and SVP of Scientific and Regulatory Affairs Dr. Corey Hilmas. We hope you'll help us in this important information-gathering exercise. For questions, please don't hesitate to contact VP of Public Relations and Communications Lauren Cohen.
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Learn from the top regulatory experts at Expo East
Natural Products Association
Natural Products Association CEO Dr. Daniel Fabricant, who previously served as director of the FDA's Division of Dietary Supplement Programs, and SVP of Scientific and Regulatory Affairs Dr. Corey Hilmas, former chief of the division's Dietary Supplement Regulation Implementation Branch, bring their expertise and invaluable insider perspective to the association's revamped GMP education at Expo East in Baltimore. Register here.
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The business of business of government
Natural Products INSIDER
At some point, the federal government affects how we do business. Whether it's a day in court, tax collection or a traffic jam due to a backed-up polling place on Election Day, we’ve all had some experience with the government altering the course of our day and lives. However, sometimes there is a bit more of a direct or intense experience with the federal government, like receiving a warning letter, a Congressional inquiry, or a subpoena to testify in federal court.
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2014 farm bill finally in place
WDAZ-TV
After years of hard work, and year-long extension, a 2014 farm bill is finally in place. Work is now being done to implement the bill. Michael Scuse, the USDA Under Secretary for Farm and Foreign Agricultural Services, visited Bismarck, North Dakota, to listen to what our producers have to say.
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FSIS enforcement action results in sentencing in three criminal cases
Food Safety News
A trio of successful prosecutions top the quarterly enforcement report from the USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service for the period ending June 30. The April to June period is the third quarter of the federal fiscal year, which ends Sept. 30.
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A trend to more natural and organic products
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Natural, preservative-free, non-GMO (genetically modified organism), gluten-free and organic are all terms seen with increasing frequency on supermarket shelves. U.S. sales of organic food and beverages have grown from $1 billion in 1990 to $26.7 billion in 2010. Sales in 2010 represented a 7.7-percent growth compared to 2009 sales, according the Organic Trade Association.
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Study: Eating fish weekly may prevent brain aging regardless of omega-3 content
NutraIngredients-USA.com
Eating baked or broiled fish once a week may prevent age-related grey matter loss, regardless of how much omega-3 fatty acid it contains, according to an American study.
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Human data: Antioxidant-rich pomegranate juice may aid blood sugar management for diabetics
NutraIngredients-USA.com
Daily consumption of pomegranate juice may help control blood sugar levels in type-2 diabetics, as well as improving the function of beta cells in the pancreas, say data from a human trial.
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Vitamin D deficiency worsens outcomes with B-cell lymphoma
HealthDay via Physican's Briefing
Vitamin D deficiency contributes to worse outcomes in elderly patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma treated with rituximab, according to a study published online in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.
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Food buyers lean toward 'natural,' a claim that's hard to define
Los Angeles Times
When you buy a box of crackers labeled "natural," do you just assume they're organic? Don't. When you choose an "all natural" chocolate syrup for your kids' ice cream, are you thinking it has less sugar? Read the label.

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Gap in food-safety leadership grows as FDA hunts for permanent supplement chief
Natural Products INSIDER
In a U.S. dietary supplement industry worth more than $20 billion, Daniel Fabricant was known as a hard-working and matter-of-fact regulator, bent on boosting compliance with years-old regulations that are intended to ensure supplements are made safely and with the same consistent quality.

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EPA, DHA are getting DRI reviews
Nutritional Outlook
After years of industry suspense, a U.S. and Canadian nutrient assessment group has tabbed omega-3 EPA and DHA for its next round of Dietary Reference Intake (DRI) reviews. The two fatty acids are, thus, likely on their way to earning Recommended Daily Intake (RDI) values.

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TIPS AND TRENDS


Ethnic stereotypes may influence obesity among minorities
Science World Report
Minorities are often exposed to negative stereotypes in society. In this case, the researchers examined different racial groups and ethnicities within the United States, including Latinos and whites. The scientists found that Latinos were significantly more likely than whites to agree that negative stereotypes commonly used to describe Hispanics actually applied to them.
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5 steps to building a personal brand (and why you need one)
Inc.
Mark Andreessen famously said, "A company without a story is a company without a strategy." I couldn't agree more. Having a clear and distinctive story is critical in building a brand today. However, there's a distinction to be made between broadcasting your story — storytelling — and living your story, or storydoing.
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Top 5 tips on food safety for industry
Food Logistics
As a result of recent food safety scandals, the public's understanding of and appetite for food traceability and safety information has never been greater. Here are five key areas a food firm can address to ensure they meet this demand and protect consumers, retailers and themselves in the future.
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