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NPA calls for 22nd Annual Awards nominations

NPA calls for 22nd Annual Awards nominations

The Natural Products Association (NPA) is now accepting nominations for its 22nd Annual NPA Awards to salute industry pioneers and leaders for their accomplishments in science, environmental issues, advocacy, social responsibility, and the industry at...

NPA keeps pressure on NY AG with grassroots campaign

NPA keeps pressure on NY AG with grassroots campaign

The Natural Products Association (NPA) is mobilizing a grassroots campaign to maintain the pressure on the NY Attorney General to release the details of the DNA barcoding study used to request the removal of herbal supplements from the shelves of four...

FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg to step down

FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg to step down

By Stephen DANIELLS

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has confirmed media rumours that Dr Margaret Hamburg is stepping down from her role as Commissioner at the end of March, with Stephen Ostroff, MD, the FDA's chief scientist, serving as acting Commissioner.

Standard Process hires new executive director of R&D

Standard Process hires new executive director of R&D

Wisconsin-based Standard Process has appointed Ibrahim Abou-Nemeh, PhD, as its new executive director of R&D to advance company’s research strategy and develop more new products that provide health care solutions.

Harvey Kamil elected chair of CRN’s Board of Directors

Harvey Kamil elected chair of CRN’s Board of Directors

NBTY vice chairman Harvey Kamil has been elected chair of the Council for Responsible Nutrition’s Board of Directors, and will hold the chairman post through 2016, succeeding John Blair, Sr VP of The Juice Plus+ Company.

Jim Hamilton named Neptune’s new President & CEO

Jim Hamilton named Neptune’s new President & CEO

By Stephen DANIELLS

Neptune Technologies & Bioressources Inc. has announced the appointment of Jim Hamilton as President and CEO of Neptune and a member of the Board, effective February 2, 2015.

Rep. Pallone and Rep. Jason Chaffetz take key positions on key committees

Rep. Pallone and Rep. Jason Chaffetz take key positions on key committees

By Stephen Daniells

The dietary supplements industry was quick to congratulate the appointment of industry supporter Rep. Frank Pallone Jr. (D-NJ) as the ranking Democrat on the House Energy and Commerce Committee. The appointment made even more pleasant as he replaces long-term...

Goin’ Back in Time with DSHEA

Guest article

Goin’ Back in Time with DSHEA

By Steve Mister, president and CEO for the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN)

It’s 1994 all over again—The Lion King just came out; everyone is talking about the Nancy Kerrigan incident, and the police are chasing O.J. Simpson’s white Bronco down the L.A. freeway. Meanwhile, back in Washington, Congress is crafting legislation...

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