March 7, 2014

A study published online Friday shows that the omega-3 fatty acids EPA and DHA — commonly found in fatty fish and fish oil supplements — are as effective, if not more effective, in lowering blood pressure as some of the commonly recommended lifestyle changes like increasing physical activity and restricting alcohol and sodium intake.

January 24, 2014

People with higher levels of the omega-3 fatty acids found in fish oil also may have larger brain volumes in old age equivalent to preserving one to two years of brain health, according to a study published in the Jan. 22 online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

January 20, 2014

Nordic Naturals earlier this year launched Omega Boost, featuring 525 mg of omega-3s per serving.

December 5, 2013

The Environmental Protection Agency has recognized Target for its efforts to reduce its carbon emissions, the agency said.

November 18, 2013

The Environmental Protection Agency has recognized Ahold USA for its efforts to reduce food waste, the agency said.

September 25, 2013

Oceans Omega on Wednesday announced the launch of Omega-3 fortified liquid health shots. Currently sold under the Omega Infusion brand, the 2-oz., single-serving and zero-calorie health shots contain 250 mg of omega-3s (EPA and DHA).

August 19, 2013

The limitations within a recent study linking omega-3 fish oil and increased prostate cancer risk ought to be taken in consideration, according to a commentary published in the August issue of Natural Medicine Journal.

July 12, 2013

A second large, prospective study by scientists at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center that claimed to confirm the link between high blood concentrations of omega-3 fatty acids and an increased risk of prostate cancer drew a stark industry response from supplement trade associations.

June 26, 2013

Kroger is hoping to achieve a government-supported "zero waste" threshold, and will be about three-quarters of the way there within two years, the supermarket operator said Wednesday.

May 21, 2013

Nordic Naturals now is offering Pro EPA Elite, a powerful EPA-only concentrate available without a prescription, the company stated.

March 18, 2013

The Environmental Protection Agency has given Sears Holdings a 2013 Energy Star Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence Award, the company said Monday.

March 8, 2013

Oceans Omega launched its omega-3 EPA/DHA enhanced water product, branded Omega Infusion, into 100 H-E-B stores with Healthy Living Departments, the company announced.

February 13, 2013

Brookshire Grocery has joined the Environmental Protection Agency's GreenChill partnership, the supermarket chain said.

January 29, 2013

Oceans Omega launched Omega Infusion, an omega-3 EPA/DHA enhanced water product with initial placement within Giant Food.

September 25, 2012

Supervalu recently received multiple national honors for its sustainability efforts, the retailer announced Tuesday.

August 16, 2012

Design Weave USA on Wednesday introduced a patented anti-bedbug and anti-dust mite dryer sheet under the Rest Easy brand.

August 14, 2012

Nordic Naturals on Tuesday rolled out a brand new look across its professional product line with a new classification system to better assist selection.

June 12, 2012

Nordic Naturals on Tuesday introduced Algae Omega, a solution for vegetarians seeking the health benefits of marine omega-3s. Made from sustainably sourced microalgae and available in both soft gels and liquid, the product offers an algae-based source of beneficial marine omega-3 essential fatty acids without the use of fish.

May 29, 2012

Procter & Gamble has announced that former EPA assistant administrator Steve Owens is the newest member of the company's U.S. sustainability expert advisory panel.

May 8, 2012

Smart Balance has introduced a new line of blended butter spreads, with 40% less saturated fat.

April 20, 2012

Stater Bros. is making strides on the sustainability front, with six of its newest supermarkets earning the EPA GreenChill Gold Award for meeting tough environmental standards and using ozone friendly refrigerants.

April 20, 2012

Two Weis stores containing a new, environmentally efficient design have earned environmental certifications awards from the GreenChill Advanced Refrigeration Partnership, a voluntary Environmental Protection Agency alliance with food retailers to reduce refrigerant emissions and decrease their impact on the ozone layer and climate change, the grocer announced Wednesday.

March 15, 2012

Fresh & Easy announced that its new store in Folsom, Calif., received the platinum-level store certification award from the Environmental Protection Agency's GreenChill Partnership.

January 3, 2012

Awareness around the benefits of krill oil versus fish oil — being just as effective with a lesser amount and the possibility that krill oil may leave more EPA and DHA in the body to be absorbed, according to two clinicals published in 2011 — may be a hot topic in 2012.