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What I Learned from Oz

What I Learned from Oz

By Steve Mister, President & CEO, CRN

Two weeks ago, I had the responsibility of representing the dietary supplement industry at a hearing about weight loss scams before the Consumer Protection Subcommittee of the Commerce Committee in the U.S. Senate. Sitting at the witness table, two seats...

Michael Nuzzo to leave GNC for CPG executive position

Michael Nuzzo to leave GNC for CPG executive position

By Stephen DANIELLS

Michael Nuzzo, executive VP and CFO of GNC Holdings, Inc., has tendered his resignation in order to accept an executive position at a private equity funded consumer products company.

The future of functional ingredients? Collaboration, Fiberstar says

60 seconds with Fiberstar’s new CEO John Haen

The future of functional ingredients? Collaboration, Fiberstar says

By Maggie Hennessy

Last month, longtime CPG executive John Haen took the reins as the new CEO and president of Fiberstar, replacing Dale Lindquist, who will now head up sustainable new business development at the River Falls, WI-based supplier of functional fiber ingredients. Three...

Food Vision 2014: In pictures

Food Vision 2014: In pictures

By Nathan Gray

The Food Vision event in Cannes brought together global food and drink industry leaders to tackle some of the biggest issues and key topics directly affecting the future of the industry and the profitability of businesseses. FoodNavigator and the Food...

Fabricant leaves FDA, replaces Shaw as head of NPA

Fabricant leaves FDA, replaces Shaw as head of NPA

By Hank Schultz in Washington, DC

The Natural Products Association (NPA) announced this morning that Daniel Fabricant, PhD, will succeed John Shaw as chief executive officer of the organization effective immediately.  Shaw had tendered his resignation several days ago, the organization...

American Botanical Council awards botanical excellence in Anaheim

American Botanical Council awards botanical excellence in Anaheim

By Stephen DANIELLS

The recipients of the American Botanical Council's (ABC) 9th Annual Celebration and Awards Ceremony stepped into the spotlights in Anaheim, California recently to collect their awards. Here's our gallery of all the worthy recipients.

In life and diets: nothing is perfect

In life and diets: nothing is perfect

By Judy Blatman, Senior Vice President, Communications, Council for Responsible Nutrition

If only I lived in a perfect world, like, say, Dr. Edgar Miller, one of the five doctors who have determined from on high via their editorial in the Annals of Internal Medicine, that no one needs to take a multivitamin.

Editors’ picks: Our favorite articles of 2013

Editors’ picks: Our favorite articles of 2013

By The NutraIngredients-USA team

We enjoy writing some articles more than others, whether it’s because of the subject, the impact for industry, the insights from commentators, or other reasons. But which articles did we enjoy writing the most and why?

ABC's HerbalGram celebrates 30th anniversary

ABC's HerbalGram celebrates 30th anniversary

By Hank Schultz

The American Botanical Council hit a milestone with the 30th anniversary of its quarterly publication, HerbalGram. The publication, which began life as a simple newsletter, has now transformed into an 80-page, full color magazine/journal hybrid featuring...

GNC adds new board members

GNC adds new board members

By Hank Schultz

GNC Holdings, Inc. has added two new members to its board of directors: Alan D. Feldman and Robert F. Moran.

Herbalife bolsters science staff with hire of AHPA's Dentali

Herbalife bolsters science staff with hire of AHPA's Dentali

By Hank Schultz

Herbalife, the global direct selling nutritional products giant, continues to bolster its scientific staff with the addition of Steven Dentali, PhD, who is taking on the newly created role of vice president for botanical sciences.

Combating 'hidden hunger' with Vitamin Angels

Combating 'hidden hunger' with Vitamin Angels

By Stephen Daniells

Vitamin Angels is combating hidden hunger by helping children under five, pregnant women and new mothers gain access to lifesaving and life changing micronutrients. Check out this photo gallery to learn more about the causes of hidden hunger and see the...

HerbDay celebrates role of medicinal plants in human health

HerbDay celebrates role of medicinal plants in human health

By Hank Schultz

The annual HerbDay national celebration, whose 8th edition is set for this Saturday, May 4, was begun as a way to rember the important role herbs play in health and have played in human history, says one of the event’s founders.

Carnitine researcher recognized with award

Carnitine researcher recognized with award

Supplement industry pioneer Dr Stephen L. DeFelice has been honored with the 2013 Marconi Science award by UNICO, the largest Italian-American service organization at a recent meeting of the organization in Las Vegas.

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