All news articles for April 2015

To Herb is Human

To Herb is Human

By Steve Mister, President & CEO, Council for Responsible Nutrition

We all make mistakes, but how we deal with them and learn from adversity, that’s the measure of a better person. At least, that’s what my grandfather used to say. But these days, it seems that the New York Attorney General (NYAG), faced with the growing...

Attorney: “Ultimately, the court’s ruling suggests the government could mandate disclosure of any ‘fact’ that consumers express an interest in knowing about with respect to food products. This is a low bar.”

Attorney: This case could end up in the Supreme Court

What does the ruling in Vermont mean for GMO labeling?

By Elaine WATSON

While opponents of Vermont’s GMO labeling Act 120 suffered a major setback this week after a federal judge rejected many of their arguments, some attorneys predict the case could ultimately end up in the Supreme Court to settle a long-running debate over...

Cranberry juice may slash cardiometabolic risk factors: RCT study

Cranberry juice may slash cardiometabolic risk factors: RCT study

By Stephen DANIELLS

Daily consumption of a low-calorie cranberry juice may improve certain risk factors of heart disease, including blood pressure and triglycerides, says a new study from the Agricultural Research Service at the USDA and Ocean Spray Cranberries.

Probiotic ice cream may boost oral health for kids

Probiotic ice cream may boost oral health for kids

By Stephen DANIELLS

Consuming a functional ice cream formulated with Bifidobacterium lactis Bb-12 and Lactobacillus acidophilus La-5 may cut levels of caries-causing bacteria in the mouth, says a new study from India.

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