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Supplement makers settle FTC suit
Frontier Natural Products Co-op to study Echinacea cultivation
Stevia to be sold under trade name "Sweetherb."
Benecol maker petitions FDA for heart disease claim
NNFA offers GMP certification
FDA releases draft of Guidance for Industry Botanical Drug Products
Consumers increasingly likely to treat common illnesses with natural remedies
Market research and predictions summarized
Consumer group urges ban on functional foods
USP announces Quality Demonstration Program
Consumer choices influenced by disclosure and branding, not certification programs
Study finds ephedra may pose health risk to some users
Industry groups petition FDA to adopt ephedra guidelines
Hain buys Celestial Seasonings
Clinical study on feverfew supplement announced by Kaiser-Permanente
Johnson & Johnson launches new glucosamine supplement
Novartis and Quaker form functional food company
Nestle USA launches probiotic supplement LC1
SupplementWatch website billed as the "consumer reports of dietary supplements."
CVS becomes first pharmacy to implement program about potential herb-drug interactions.
NBTY acquires Nutrition Warehouse, claims 9% of US market share for vitamin E.
Univera develops proprietary method to authenticate botanicals.
US herbal market nearing saturation
Companies may increasingly position functional foods as ‘medical foods’
CFSAN says it will support increased supplement science in 2000
Folexco and East Earth Herb form largest botanical extract manufacturer in US.
New red clover product for prostate health.
Online sales of dietary supplements reach $40 million.
Industry alliance formed to increase research and education on supplements.
Botanical testing methods submitted by industry group. 
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