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Pandemic supply distortions hurt RiceBran Technologies

By Hank Schultz

Not all supplement and food ingredient manufacturers have benefited from pandemic demand upticks. RiceBran Technologies said consumers stocking their pantries with rice meant it had less raw material to work with, which hurt financial results.

Is FDA open to entertaining an NDI for CBD products?

Is FDA open to entertaining an NDI for CBD products?

By Stephen Daniells

The US Food and Drug Administration may be willing to sit down with a company about a possible NDI submission for full-spectrum hemp extracts, says Steve Mister, president and CEO of the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN).

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Clorox teams with Cleveland Clinic on coronavirus guide

By Hank Schultz

Clorox, a major manufacturer of dietary supplements and household products, has partnered with the Cleveland Clinic on a guide to help businesses cope with coronavirus provisions in the workplace.

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GNC enters bankruptcy while negotiating with Harbin as buyer

By Hank Schultz

Struggling retail giant GNC has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy according to a news report. GNC is reportedly entering into the process with Chinese firm Harbin Pharmaceutical waiting in the wings as a potential buyer.

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New Hope cancels Expo East show

By Hank Schultz

New Hope Network, a division of Informa Markets, has announced that its Expo East trade show, which had been scheduled for late September in Philadelphia, has been cancelled.

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How COVID-19 is shaping global consumer trends

By Nikki Hancocks

COVID-19 has accelerated a number of 'mega' consumer trends and halted others, according to the strategic market insight provider Euromonitor International, providing insight into how consumers' shopping habits are being shaped in the short...

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Warning letters continue as pandemic rages on

By Danielle Masterson

The Federal Trade Commission has sent out another round of warning letters to 50 more marketers nationwide, most of which are labeled as dietary supplements or Chinese herbs.

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GNC turns up volume on bankruptcy alarm

By Hank Schultz

Struggling supplement retailer GNC has reiterated a forthright statement that filing for bankruptcy court protection might be only days away.

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