Prop 65 Warning On Your Supplements: Should You Be Concerned?

As laws change to allow health conscious consumers more knowledge about what's in consumer products, so do the unintended consequences, such as with California's Prop 65 warning requirements. Prop 65 started with good intentions, but as with many other things in the marketplace, has gotten turned upside down, resulting in some unexpected and unfortunate outcomes, especially for supplement manufacturers. Continue reading

Where Good Ideas Come From: The Natural History of Innovation by Steven Johnson

Book review with synopsis: Where Good Ideas Come From: The Natural History of Innovation by Steven Johnson. Anyone who is involved in any field of productive creativity, from business, to science, to engineering, to art, has probably asked themselves the question "where do good ideas come from?" This book attempts to answer that question with a twist: Continue reading

FTC Fines “Organic” Personal Care Product Retailer For Fraud

A lot of companies in the personal care product industry are committing fraud. They're lying about what is is their products, and/or they're simply using generic off the shelf formulas comprised of chemical soup. They focus only on marketing, rather than what is in their products, and put consumer health at risk as a result. Here is a perfect example of that. Continue reading