Gisele's Makeup Artist on Green Juice, Wellness, and Cleanses
But when I meet someone who understands the science behind natural beauty and starts sentences with "You want to know something Gisele [Bündchen] taught me?," I listen. Makeup artist Rose-Marie Swift, a favored makeup artist of Mario Sorrenti and Mert …
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Using Clay to Fight Fish Disease
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists have unearthed a natural material that helps prevent a deadly fish disease. Kaolin, a type of clay found … The soft white clay has been used for years in cosmetics, medicine and papermaking. It is also …
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“Americans eat and drink about one-third of their calories away from home, and people today expect clear information about the products they consume,” says FDA Commissioner Margaret A. Hamburg, MD. “Making calorie information available on chain …
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FDA Panel: Continue Steroid Shots for Back Pain
TUESDAY, Nov. 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) — An expert advisory panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration decided on Tuesday not to recommend the agency issue a strong warning against the general use of steroid injections for back pain. The shots …
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Go Green Global Technologies to Acquire Assets of Sonical SRL
The company is a leader in the emerging Pulsed-Power technology sector and has a portfolio of intellectual property that currently includes three United States patents and NSF/ANSI, UL, and CSA certification. Since inception, the company has focused on …
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Snyder's-Lance, Inc. announces creation of a "Better for You" Division and
Led by Founder, CEO and mom Nicole Bernard Dawes, Late July is dedicated to its mission of ensuring future generations of families always have access to delicious snack foods made with certified USDA organic, non-GMO ingredients that are free of …
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Paradise Coast Farmers Market Vendor Spotlight
The six-acre plot is USDA-certified organic and tended by Nick Batty, who's practice begins with the seed, nurtures up to 50 different varieties of vegetables, herbs, flowers and fruits without the use of pesticides and synthetic fertilizers. Depending …
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Auto Manufacturing, UAW Converge In The South
The ongoing push to keep the UAW and labor unions out of foreign automobile manufacturing plants in the South continues. Mercedes got a slap on the wrist for impeding union literature in its Alabama plant while Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam continues to …
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New Wood Construction Technology Gets Boost
The funding will enable Riddle Laminators, the glue-laminate operation of DR Johnson, to collaborate with a research team of OSU faculty and students to construct a pilot manufacturing line for CLT at its facility and to test the CLT produced at the …
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Using Biodiesel in Urban Transit Buses Could Reduce Harmful Emissions
SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Do transit buses operating on biodiesel emit more or less particulate matter and gases than those using conventional diesel? The Mineta National Transit Research Consortium (MNTRC) has …
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New data presented at RSNA on use of Bayer's Gadavist® (gadobutrol) injection
WHIPPANY, N.J., Dec. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Data from a Bayer study in children (infants) less than 2 years of age will be presented today at the 2014 Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting.1 The primary …
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Cosmetic Packaging Market Industry Analysis To 2019 just published
Several organic and natural cosmetic brands have spread their footprint in Asia Pacific, and the market in this region is expected to follow suit. Moreover male grooming products and cosmetics have witnessed steep growth in the past few years, and are …
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Yummy skincare
Natural beauty products free from cringe-worthy chemicals and preservatives have been on the radars of eco warriors and beauty junkies for some time. Now, local skincare producers are eschewing the route of slapping their names on private label …
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Beautycounter Nabs TPG Investment, Another Vote of Confidence in Safe
The movement toward bringing safe cosmetics to the forefront of consumers' awareness added some fuel to its fire on Wednesday morning. The e-commerce site Beautycounter says it has received an investment from TPG Growth, a wing of the private equity …
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Kate, Duchess of Cambridge turns 33 and she's more stylish than ever
As well as giving her cosmetics bag an overhaul, the Duchess, who is famous for her 'Chelsea blow dry' and bouncy curls, has made the transition from long-haired student to glamorous future Queen with aplomb. The 33-year-old's royal career started with …
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Achieving chemical-free natural cosmetics with the power of enzymes
(Nanowerk News) A EUR 7 million EU-funded project has been launched with the intention of replacing chemical cosmetic production techniques with eco-friendly alternatives. By doing so, the OPTIBIOCAT project hopes to provide the natural cosmetics …
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Natural cosmetics demand pushing pomegranate popularity in Asia
… by the international food, pharmaceutical and cosmetics industries for its high antioxidant levels and according to consultancy group Maximixe, expectations are backed up by the trend towards natural beauty from within supplements and cosmetic …

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FDA Approves 'Abuse-Resistant' Narcotic Painkiller
"While the science of abuse deterrence is still evolving, the development of opioids that are harder to abuse is helpful in addressing the public health crisis of prescription drug abuse in the U.S.," Dr. Janet Woodcock, director of the FDA's Center …
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Steer Clear of Cold Meds for Babies, FDA Advises
For older children, some OTC medicines can help relieve the symptoms — but won't change the natural course of the cold or make it go away faster," Dr. Amy Taylor, a medical officer in FDA's Division of Pediatric and Maternal Health, said in the news …
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Organic alert: Whole Foods almonds contain potentially 'fatal' natural chemical
“[T]hirty-three people became ill, but no one died” from the salmonella incidents linked to raw almonds, the Alliance for Natural Health writes derisively on its website denouncing the USDA safety protocol. “Contrast that to the thousands of deaths …
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FDA Ensures Your Foods From Animals Are Safe
If you eat meat or drink milk, you want to know: Are there trace amounts of the veterinary drugs used in food-producing animals entering your diet? And if they are, are the amounts safe for human consumption? Those questions—among others—are the …