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Defining ‘natural’ is a priority for NPA in 2014

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Defining ‘natural’ is a priority for NPA in 2014

By John Shaw, Executive Director and CEO, Natural Products Association

At the Natural Products Association, we are constantly working toward our mission of ensuring consumers have access to healthy products that will improve their well-being and longevity, and that the dedicated and passionate individuals who make and sell...

2013’s top regulatory, policy & enforcement news

2013’s top regulatory, policy & enforcement news

By Stephen DANIELLS

From warning letters to GMO labeling and FSMA, it’s been a busy year for the regulatory people. In this special gallery we review the top regulatory, policy & enforcement headlines from 2013. 

Demand is increasing for sunflower-derived lecithin, as non-GM soy becomes scarcer

Non-GM lecithin supply struggling to keep up with demand

By Caroline SCOTT-THOMAS

There is a gap in the market for non-genetically modified lecithin, as the major soy producing countries are dominated by GM crops, according to Cargill’s fluid lecithin product manager Thorsten Bornholdt.

Timing right for federal standard on GMO disclosure: AHPA

Timing right for federal standard on GMO: AHPA

By Maggie Hennessy

With more than 85% of the votes in on Washington State's GMO labeling initiative 522 as of Thursday night, it appears that the Yes side has an insurmountable deficit to overcome, getting 47% of votes to the No side’s 53%. (Due to the state’s unique...

Global non-GMO market could reach $800bn by 2017; demand not unanimous

Global non-GMO market could reach $800bn by 2017; demand not unanimous

By Maggie Hennessy

The global market for non-GMO food and beverage products shows great promise in the coming years, but its success is far from guaranteed, as global consumer support for mandatory GMO labeling is mixed, and there is little indication of a surge toward...

UNPA to hold post I-522 GMO labeling webinar tomorrow

UNPA to hold post I-522 GMO labeling webinar tomorrow

By Hank Schultz

Wednesday is the last day to register for a webinar being put on by the United Natural Products Alliance on GMO labeling.  Whether or not Washington state’s genetically modified organism (GMO) labeling Initiative 522 has passed (mail in ballot results...

NDIs, GRAS & GMOs: CFSAN outlines priorities for 2013-14

NDIs, GRAS & GMOs: CFSAN outlines priorities for 2013-14

By Stephen DANIELLS

The Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN) has outlined its priorities for 2013-14, with a 'surprising' number relevant to supplements, including NDIs, GRAS, and GMOs.

The ten most important news of the year

The ten most important news of the year

Every day, NutraIngredients-USA brings you the latest industry news and developments, insights from thought leaders, and cutting edge science. That makes for a lot of information to help you make the best decisions for your business. Of course, some news...

NSF joins Non-GMO Project

NSF joins Non-GMO Project

By Maggie Hennessy

As consumer and retailer demand for third party-verified non-GMO product labels shows no signs of slowing, NSF International announced that it will join the Non-GMO Project as a technical administrator in early 2014. 

GMO labels won’t affect supermarket prices, study says

GMO labels won’t affect supermarket prices, study says

By Maggie Hennessy

Requiring food manufacturers to label products containing ingredients from genetically engineered (GE) crops would not mean higher food prices for shoppers, according to an independent study released yesterday by the Just Label It coalition.

Sen. Warren to FDA: Standardize GMO labeling

Sen. Warren to FDA: Standardize GMO labeling

By Maggie Hennessy

Eleven years after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration first issued draft guidance on labeling genetically modified organisms (GMOs), Sens. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Mark Udall (D-CO) are urging the agency to finalize its policies on labeling GMOs...

Certifying supplements as non GMO is complicated, says FoodState CEO.

MegaFood gets first Non-GMO Project verifications

By Hank Schultz

Whole foods supplement manufacturer FoodState has achieved Non-GMO Project verification on five of its MegaFood products.  It’s a challenging standard for supplement manufacturers to meet, said FoodState CEO Robert Craven.

Picture: Community Food Co-op, Montana

Maine House backs GMO labeling bill

By Elaine WATSON

The campaign for mandatory GMO labeling gained a further boost this week as the Maine House of Representatives voted 141-4 in favor of LD 718, a bill that would require foods made with ingredients from biotech crops to carry the label ‘Produced with Genetic...

Connecticut State Senate passes GMO labeling legislation

Connecticut State Senate passes GMO labeling legislation

By Hank Schultz

The legislative pressure on mandatory GMO labeling continues to build, at least on the state front, as the Connecticut State Senate voted 35-1 in favor of SB 802, a bill that would require labeling of products with genetically modified ingredients.

NPA members on Capitol Hill.

NPA's GMO labeling stance headlines annual lobbying day

By Hank Schultz

The Natural Products Association’s newly announced stance on GMO labeling was the biggest attention getter as members spoke with members of Congress during the organization’s annual lobbying event Tuesday.

Non-GMO key part of message for papaya products company

Non-GMO key part of message for papaya products company

By Hank Schultz

Herbal Papaya, a company founded on the health benefits of the fruit, will launch a complete line of food, beverage and supplement products at the Expo West trade show in March.  A key part of the company’s message is that all of its products are non...

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