Advocacy Alerts

Posted 10/14/16

Protect Your Access to Vinpocetine

This dietary supplement supports brain health and is entirely safe, yet the FDA still wants to remove it from sale CALL TO ACTION About a month ago we alerted our customers of an FDA plan to ban the sale of vinpocetine, an effective and entirely safe dietary supplement. The comment...

Posted 04/8/16

Natural Grocers Does Not Sell, Nor Will We Ever Sell Oxilofine

A recent publication from the lab of Dr. Pieter Cohen has revealed that certain sports nutrition supplements contain the pharmaceutical oxilofrine.[1] This drug, also known as methylsynephrine has been used by unscrupulous makers of sports nutrition products despite the fact that it is illegal to include any pharmaceutical drugs in...

Posted 07/7/15

The Dark Act: No, It’s Not a Batman Sequel

by Jonathan Clinthorne The Deny Americans the Right-to-Know (DARK) Act, as it has been appropriately dubbed by its critics, is also known as House of Representatives Bill 4432, the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act (safe for whom? I might ask). It has been called anti-consumer, anti-choice, anti-labeling, pro-GMO, deceptive,...