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NBTY Q1: Strong brand performance offsets contract manufacturing exit

Supplement giant NBTY has reported strong sales for many of its flagship brands it its Q1 earnings, and its CEO has dismissed media reports that it will sell its Holland & Barrett retail group.

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Ganeden sets up Probiotic Jumpstart Program to stimulate food and beverage innovation

Probiotic manufacturer Ganeden launched a program for companies to innovate with probiotics within the food and beverage industry.

GNC ends tumultuous 2015 with year-over-year net income dip

The company reported an adjusted net income of $49.9 million, a decrease of 7.6% compared with the adjusted net income of $53.9 million in Q4 2014.

Whole Foods explores promotions as way to shake “whole paycheck” moniker

After Whole Foods Market failed to shake its unwanted moniker “whole paycheck” by lowering prices on produce and other items that drive in-store traffic, the retailer is now trying its hand at aggressive promotional campaigns, including digital couponing. 

Traders pound USANA's stock over slowdown in China sales

USANA Health Sciences reported a 2.1% year-over-year increase for the fourth quarter, but these figures disappointed analysts, and the company’s share price tumbled as a result.

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NPA grassroots voices support for The Health Savings Act

The Natural Products Association says its grassroots network sent more than 1,000 letters of support to Congress for the Health Savings Act.

Gut microbes’ protective effects compromised by alcohol

The protective function of natural gut antibiotics is impaired by alcohol leaving bacteria free to migrate to the liver aggravating alcohol-induced liver disease, a study has shown.

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