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2011-04-15 00:00:29

Dr. Keith Kantor, CEO of Service Foods and Vice President of the All-Natural Food Council of North America, educates members of Congress on the benefits of all-natural foods during Natural Products Day Norcross, GA (PRWEB) April 14, 2011 Dr. Keith Kantor, CEO of Service Foods and Vice President of the All-Natural Food Council of North America (ANFCNA), traveled to Washington, D.C., last week to meet with members of Congress and their staffs to promote greater consumer access to and...

2011-04-13 16:25:00

WASHINGTON, April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to a new government report on dietary supplement usage among U.S. adults from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/National Center for Health Statistics, the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the leading trade association representing the dietary supplement industry, issued the following statement. Statement by Steve Mister, President & CEO, CRN: "We're encouraged to see the government confirm what we've...

2010-12-15 10:53:00

--Industry demonstrates unity in support of agency actions, consumer safety-- WASHINGTON, Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The dietary supplement industry's leading trade associations today joined forces with FDA to support heightened efforts to address significant public health problems posed by products that are illegally marketed as dietary supplements but contain the same active ingredients as FDA-approved drugs or other ingredients that do not qualify as dietary...

2010-10-29 09:54:00

NORTHRIDGE, Calif., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the 2010 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee, the majority of the American public is overfed or obese and yet under-nourished in several key nutrients(1). For people who try or want to maintain a healthy diet and lifestyle, but still lack key nutrients, it is important to seek the right vitamins from foods and select supplements from high-quality brands they can trust to fill this nutritional gap. To view the multimedia assets...

2010-10-22 08:00:00

SAN MARCOS, Calif., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Natural Alternatives International, Inc., ("NAI") (Nasdaq: NAII) announced today that Chairman & CEO Mark A. LeDoux was elected to the Board of Directors of the Natural Products Association ("NPA"). Mr. LeDoux has been a proud member of the Natural Products Association since 1980 and is considered a pioneer of the modern dietary supplement industry. He is founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of NAI, an organization with...

2010-08-27 15:15:00

Files Brief Urging Proper Role for AERs WASHINGTON, Aug. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the Natural Products Association (NPA) is filing an amicus curiae brief in the U.S. Supreme Court defending the dietary supplement industry against an overreaching and potentially damaging decision by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. The case, Matrixx Initiatives, Inc. v. Siracusano, presents the critical question of whether mere nondisclosure of adverse event reports (AERs) can give rise to...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'