Orgain unveils two new protein products

IRVINE, Calif. – Orgain, a producer of mostly organic shakes, powders, and snack bars, unveiled two new protein powder products – Collagen Zero Protein Powder and Simple Organic Plant Protein Powder, according to a published statement. Orgain’s Collagen Zero Protein Powder, available in two flavors chocolate and vanilla, has 19 grams of protein and four …

Organic nutrition products maker to be acquired

LOS ANGELES – Orgain, a manufacturer of organic nutrition products, will be acquired by Butterfly. The Los Angeles-based private equity firm specializes in the food sector. Earlier this month, both companies announced Butterfly had signed an agreement to purchase a majority stake in the company. Orgain’s Founder Dr. Andrew Abraham, M.D. will retain a significant …

Organic ground beef recall

WASHINGTON -  Approximately  130,464 pounds of raw ground, organic beef from Nature's Rancher brand was recalled due to potential contamination with plastic, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). The products in question were produced from Oct. 3, 2019, through Oct. 15, 2019, and are labeled as follows: "Nature's Rancher 100% Grass Fed Organic Ground Beef …

Simple Mills CEO on a mission to promote clean eating

Simple. Clean. Whole. Three words that characterize current healthy lifestyle trends centered around clean eating, non-processed, simple foods and low carb, gluten-free, non-inflammatory diets. From Whole30 to Paleo, these popular diets encourage a focus on clean eating and healthy meals made from scratch with whole and nutrient-dense foods. As a result, entrepreneurs like Katlin Smith, …

Goop Founder Gwyneth Paltrow chats with Sarah Jessica Parker in new podcast

On the heels of a humorous and disturbing article published in The New York Times Magazine on lifestyle and wellness brand Goop, actress and CEO and Founder Gwyneth Paltrow chatted with former Sex and the City star Sarah Jessica Parker in a newly released Goop podcast. The topics ranged from motherhood, business, and books, to …

Amy’s Kitchen partners with Vera Whole Health to debut healthcare centers at its plants

POCATELLO, Idaho – Organic food maker Amy’s Kitchen held a grand opening for its new health care center at its Pocatello, Idaho plant. In a partnership with Vera Whole Health, a direct-to-employer primary care provider in the Western United States, Amy’s Kitchen transformed its existing onsite health services, first launched by the company in 2011, …

Google Reveals Wearable Device for Medical Research

Google x wristband, wearable device, health tracker

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA -- Google recently revealed a wearable device similar to Fitbit but aimed at the medical research market, not consumers, according to published reports. The health-tracking wristband will "measure pulse, heart rhythm and skin temperature, and also environmental information like light exposure and noise levels," Bloomberg says. The device was created by the …