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Inside Europe’s booming and chaotic CBD market

By Shane Starling

Europe’s cannabidiol food and supplements market was on display at a recent CBD expo in Berlin, with CBD supplement and cosmetic manufacturers reporting impressive margins in a controversial category defined by booming sales and baffling regulations.

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Herbalife Nutrition appoints new lead board director

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Herbalife Nutrition's board of directors has elected James Nelson (former CEO of the publicly-traded real estate investment trust Global Net Lease Inc.) as its new lead director, effective immediately.

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Who’s responsible for verifying food safety? Look in the mirror

By Hank Schultz

With the increasing globalization of the supply chain, companies will have to look to their own in house capabilities to protect themselves and their consumers from contaminated products. That’s the essence of self regulation in any case.

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